Best Freshwater Aquarium Fish For Beginners
If you are into freshwater acquarium fish, and want to start your own aquarium, there are several great freshwater fish you should consider. You want to find those that are easy to care for. From Betta fish (second most popular after goldfish), which have long, beautiful fins, and unique color blends to Cichlids (and the many species you can find), you will have fish that brighten up the tank, and are extremely easy to care for. Goldfish … Read More
Saltwater Aquarium Fish
Typically, it may be more challenging to own a saltwater aquarium as it requires additional pieces of equipment, as compared to a freshwater aquarium. You will need to invest in a top-quality live rock and protein skimmer that can help remove all the dissolved wastes. Furthermore, the external portion of the mechanical aquarium filter may serve as a nitrate source when you fail to clean it thoroughly. Hence, you need to apply the right techniques to maintain the excellent condition of your … Read More
Brakish Water Fish
The species known as brackish water fish, are those that live in locations where fresh and saltwater come together. The fish that do live in these regions are able to tolerate a very broad range of salinities, but tend to do best in waters where the salinity level is at about 1.015, and a pH level of anywhere between 7.5 up to 8.4.
For those who own brackish water fish, or want to purchase them and raise them in an at home aquarium, it is important to know the proper care for these fish, and … Read More
Aquarium Fish Food
When you are selecting aquarium fish food, there are quite a few varieties to choose from. There are frozen, pellets, flakes, and live fish food that you can choose from as an aquarium owner. You have to know what your fish eat, what the best options are (depending on the fish, whether they are fresh or saltwater fish, and what their species is) when purchasing foods, and what the most affordable options are when selecting the food. Flakes and pellets are usually going to be much cheaper, and … Read More
If you are planning on setting up an aquarium in the home, depending on the fish, the amount of care and maintenance, the type of water (fresh or salt water), and other important factors, the aquarium tanks you will eventually choose are going to differ for each individual. Four popular types of aquarium tanks are: glass tanks, plastic, small or large fish tanks; before beginning an aquarium, you have to know what is required to maintain each.
Plastic aquariums -
These aquarium tanks are … Read More
Our family has been in the Tropical Fish business for over 40 years. Three generations have worked to build a business that provides enjoyment, satisfaction and value to our customers. We opened Connie's Tropical Fish in Castro Valley in 1997.
Our store carries a wide range of freshwater, saltwater and brackish water fish, as well as corals, birds and reptiles. Naturally, we also have fish and bird food, as well as fish tanks, water filters, bird cages and plenty of related products. But if it should happen that you do not find what you are looking for, we can special order both fish and equipment (when available).
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