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FRESHWATER SHRIMP KEEPING

by Jesse De Luca  I have always been fascinated by invertebrates, and especially shrimp! Watching their skeletal movements and their quirky behaviours can keep me captivated for hours. I first began keeping shrimp years ago, when I kept Cherry shrimp (Neocaridina davidi) with some Celestial Pearl danios (Danio margaritatus) in a 10-gallon aquarium. I had seen some females carrying eggs and waited for babies with anticipation, but I learned quickly that the baby shrimp [...]

2020-01-29T19:07:21+00:00January 29, 2020|Fish, Plants & Corals, Freshwater|

FLUVAL ESTABLISHES 3 NEW CONSERVATION PARTNERSHIPS

Fluval prides itself on being more than just an aquatic manufacturer. For years, our brand has been recognized as a champion of responsible fish care – a topic we enthusiastically promote via our website, social media and other communication channels in order to setup hobbyists for success and help ensure the proper treatment of the livestock in their care. As of 2020, we’re excited to add conservation awareness to our educational efforts. More specifically, [...]

2020-01-28T19:15:43+00:00January 28, 2020|In the Community|

INSECTS IN FISH FOOD?

by Tom Sarac Most fish are omnivorous. They eat many things in nature and, in general, feed aggressively as their next meal is never a guaranteed event. This is a very important point to understand when feeding not only fish, but many other pets as well! Instinctually, it’s in an animal’s best interest to eat as much as possible at every opportunity. In captivity, where conditions are markedly different, this goes against their best [...]

2020-01-06T21:06:01+00:00January 6, 2020|Fish, Plants & Corals, Nutrition|

TANK BUSTERS: 10 MONSTER FISH TO AVOID

(AND SMALLER, MORE TANK-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVES) Stocking an aquarium is one of the most exciting parts of the fishkeeping hobby: an empty aquarium offers the hobbyist hundreds of choices of species of fish. Although most fish at aquatics retailers are suitable for the average home aquarium if the tank setup and water parameters are adequate, some species should be avoided at all costs. Beginners to the hobby, however, may not be aware of this and [...]

2019-12-09T14:06:29+00:00November 28, 2019|Fish, Plants & Corals, Freshwater|

AQUATIC PLANTS ANYONE CAN GROW

by Tom Sarac Live aquatic plants have much to offer to anyone keeping an aquarium. There are many different species to choose from, from very easy to very difficult to care for. Regardless of the hardiness of a plant, one thing is for certain, your aquarium is better off with them than without them. Choosing suitable species always starts with knowing which fish you will be keeping and the basic water chemistry of your [...]

2019-12-09T15:34:58+00:00November 5, 2019|Aquascaping & Decor|