Recent Blog Posts

  • Fish Tank Temperature Control

    July 1, 2017
    Aquarium fish can have great sensitivity to temperature changes and good temperature control is essential to keep your fish healthy and comfortable. But how can you always keep your tank at the ideal temperature?
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  • What to Do With Your Fish When Cleaning Your Pond

    June 15, 2017
    Cleaning your pond is essential not only to keep it looking attractive, but also to remove mud, silt, dead leaves and other debris that can unbalance the water chemistry, clog pumps and filters and foster dangerous bacteria.
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  • Good Bacteria: The Benefits It Can Have on Your Fish

    March 15, 2017
    It may seem like the cleaner an aquarium is, the better it will be for fish, coral and other tank residents, but in reality all fish and other aquatic guests need certain beneficial bacteria in their environment in order to thrive.
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  • Adding a Shark to Your Tank

    February 15, 2017
    A shark in your tank can turn your aquarium from ordinary to extraordinary, but are you up to the challenge these unique fish present? It may not be as hard as you imagine to create a shark-friendly aquarium.
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  • How to Switch a Tank From Freshwater to Saltwater

    January 1, 2017
    Keeping fish can be a rewarding hobby, and when many aquarists first get started they often stick solely with freshwater tanks.
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  • How to Keep my Aquarium Plants From Dying

    December 1, 2016
    Aquarium plants are a great addition to any tank for many reasons. The number one reason is that it provides a healthier environment for the aquariums inhabitants.
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  • The Best Fish Breeds That Will Survive Winter in Outdoor Ponds

    November 15, 2016
    A pond can be a stunning backyard feature, especially with graceful fish gliding through the water, nibbling delicately at plants and even interacting with visitors. If your pond may freeze over in winter, however, which fish breeds can survive that cold snap?
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  • Fish Breeds That Live Well Together

    October 1, 2016
    An aquarium can be a beautiful addition to your home, especially when it is a thriving, active ecosystem with different varieties of fish swimming peacefully together.
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  • Ways to Keep Your Aquarium Clean

    June 15, 2016
    An aquarium can be a beautiful addition to any room, with crystal clear water, colorful corals, vibrant plants and elegant fish. When that aquarium gets dirty, however, it can quickly become an eyesore with murky water, overgrown algae, floating debris and sickly fish.
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  • Does Every Tank Really Need an Algae Eater?

    April 1, 2016
    Setting up a new aquarium can be an overwhelming experience, but it can be lovely to see your tank all bright and sparkling. Do you need an algae eater to keep it that way?
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