Author Archives: Sudeshna Negi

How to protect your aquarium from the scorching summer heat ?

Aquarium fish Neon Tertra

Aquariums, especially in a tropical country like ours tend to get tricky during the summers. The temperature of your aquarium will elevate if kept near the window or under direct sunlight. Not every freshwater fish is able to tolerate frequent temperature fluctuations. It’s wise to keep fishes having tolerance for a high temperature in your […]

Handy aqua-scaping tips with larger fishes

large fishes

  Neon tetras, Swordtails, and Harlequin rasboras are surely a delight to watch and everyone loves them. But, for many aquarium hobbyists find these species tad too small to exhibit their aquarium skills. Which is why many of them prefer larger aquarium fishes like Discus, Oscars etc. to step up a notch. However, cultivating larger […]

Livebearers: What aquarium hobbyists should know about them


Choosing the right fishes that are not only well suited as per the size of your aquarium, but also compatible with other fishes and the surrounding can be very confusing, especially if you are a beginner. With thousands of options to choose from, it’s hard to decide on the right fish for your very first […]

The multifarious benefits of live aquatic plants in aquariums

aquatic plants in aquariums

Fishes in an aquarium are a sheer delight to watch. Bright and colorful fishes swimming around your fish tank filled with nothing else but the water looks quite enticing but it is still not enough to get that mesmerizing effect. So what is missing in your fish tank? Yes, you guessed it right! Aquatic plants […]

Why aquarium fishes make great pets for kids ?

Why aquarium fishes make great pets for kids

Children who are raised with pets at home show a much higher EQ (emotional quotient) than kids who are raised without pets. It’s not surprising that children love pets and every pet however big or small teaches your kids to be compassionate, loving, as well as offer a special companionship that they cherish lifelong. With […]

Top 5 freshwater aquarium fishes for beginners

Top 5 freshwater aquarium fishes for beginners

In our previous article, we have discussed the various medical benefits of having aquariums in our living space as well as the logic of Vaastu and Feng Shui principle behind the same. Apart from the plethora of benefits, aquariums can liven up any décor, instantly. One cannot possibly deny the soothing and mesmerizing effect it […]

5 multi-faceted benefits of having aquariums


Aquariums and fish tanks have adorned all kinds of living spaces since time immemorial; be it in the humble living rooms of our homes or reception and waiting areas of hotels, hospitals, schools, offices, etc. One cannot deny the immediate soothing effect it has on any pair of sore and tired eyes. The cool blue […]

Beginner’s guide to setting up an aquarium with live plants

Beginner’s guide to setting up an aquarium with live plants

There are many reasons to have an aquarium; some are based on purely scientific reasoning such as blood pressure regulation and stress management, some on Feng Shui principles like bringing prosperity and luck, and others simply because of the sheer joy of having a natural aquatic ecosystem right under your roof. Whether you are new […]