Why Do Cichlids Eat Sand and Gravel?

Cichlids are beautiful fish species and most people spend hours looking at them through their aquariums. If you have had a close-up look at your cichlids, you are probably wondering: “why do cichlids eat sand and gravel?” Many cichlid species prefer gravel and sand substrate because it contains particles that aid in their digestion. You … Read more

Does Aquarium Gravel Go Bad?

Once you begin to take care of fish and you have an aquarium. There can be preventative maintenance you are unaware of in the beginning. Aquariums that have been in use for extended periods will face issues, and if not tended to, it can lead to dirty water and unexpected dead fish. New tanks can … Read more