Frequently asked questions


How large does an aquaterrarium for terrapins have to be, and what do I have to consider when setting it up?

Hello, Concering "aquaterrarium":Due to the final size of the terrapins [approx. 25 cm (9.8 in.) carapace length for Red-Eared Sliders], you should calculate about one square meter...

Freshwater Fish

How large do Coolie Loaches and Dwarf Loaches grow, and how many should I keep?

Hello, Coolie Loaches usually grow to about 10 - 12 cm (3.9 - 4.7 in.), single specimens occasionally grow slightly longer.If "Dwarf Loaches" refers to Yasuhikotakia (formerly Botia...

Freshwater Fish

How large do Clown Loaches grow?

Hello, clown loaches grow to considerably (!) more than 16 cm also in an aquarium, provided they are kept in an appropriate tank. The small clown loaches sold are juveniles (not to...

Freshwater Care

How can I lower the iron level?

Hello, this is indeed the correct way if the high iron level is caused by fertilizing too much. You may simply carry out a water change for lowering the level immediately. In case...

Freshwater Care

How can I lower the KH value?

Hello, this is possible with pH lowering products such as sera pH/KH-minus, but also by sera super peat (blackpeat granulate). These products are necessarily based on acids...

Freshwater Care

How can I lower the pH value (South American and Southeast Asian fish)?

Hello, Concerning "pH value":You can lower the pH value with sera super peat (blackpeat granulate) or sera pH/KH-minus.A pH value of 8 is indeed too high for the fish! A pH value...

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