Bacteria : Characteristics and Classification

Bacteria (singular-bacterium) are the microscopic unicellular and prokaryotic organisms. It is also known as a microbe. The term bacteria were first coined by F.J. Cohn in 1854.  Bacteria come from the Greek word manning rod. It was discovered by Antonie Von Leeuwenhoek in 1976.  It has a plant like cell-wall and autotrophic mode of nutrition. … Read more

Vitamins : Classification, Functions and Deficiency Symptoms

The word ‘vitamin’ (Latin, vita, life+ amine) is derived from the original word “vitamine”, coined by Casimir Funk in 1912. Vitamin is an organic compound which is found in the food in variable and minute quantity and must be supplied to the animal organism from the external sources. It is a vital nutrient for an … Read more

How to Maintain Ammonia Level in a Goldfish Tank

Goldfish (Carassius auratus) is the most popular and nice-looking ornamental fish among the aquarium enthusiasts. The popularity of goldfish is increasing day by day among the pet fish keepers due to its brilliant bright body coloration, many forms, awesome body shape, easy to care for etc. They have lots of personality like people, provide aesthetic … Read more

How to Clean Algae from Aquarium Plants

Algae are eukaryotic and photosynthetic aquatic organisms under the kingdom of Protista. Algae growth is a regular trouble in any fish tank. Many types of algae grow in the aquarium and deplete vital nutrients from the water and thus affect the growth of live plants and aquarium fishes. Growth of algae relies on light. If … Read more

Ich or White Spot Disease

Many aquarium fishes are susceptible to fish disease. The most common fish diseases are caused by various parasites such as Protozoans, Cestodes, Nematodes, Trematodes, Crustaceans, and Acanthocephalans. Generally, fishes serve as a host for the different type of parasites causing disease. Types of Fish Disease There are different types of fish disease: Parasitic Disease: Parasitic … Read more