There are two major causes of fish deaths in an aquarium; new tank syndrome and over feeding.
If you take the time to read this you will hopefully not have to deal with new tank syndrome and you will create a healthy environment for your fish.
Cycling a fish tank can be confusing to beginners and experienced fishkeepers alike. If you’ve already read about it you’ll probably still be confused, because most cycling guides don’t really explain cycling in a manner that’s easy to understand. Here I’ll try to explain in simple terms what is essentially a very simple uncomplicated process.
Algae is a natural occurrence that has been present on Earth for over a billion years, thriving in environments with light and water. In moderate amounts, algae can have advantageous effects, such as utilizing ammonia as a food source, acting as a food source for fish and invertebrates, and producing vital oxygen through photosynthesis.