Recent Blog Posts

  • Choosing The Right Dog Food

    March 1, 2019
    Whether you've acquired a new dog or whether you've decided you want to change your current dog’s food, you should do some research. Different dog foods have different ingredients that are essential for the health of different aged and sized dogs.
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  • Tips for Building a Waterfall for Your Pond

    February 1, 2019
    Nothing is more relaxing than the gentle gurgle of your own backyard waterfall, but how can you add one to your pond? It can be easier than you think to enhance your pond with a simple waterfall. Why Add a Waterfall to Your Pond?
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  • Ammonia Level Monitoring Tips

    January 1, 2019
    Ammonia is a silent, invisible killer in aquariums. Because it is clear and dissolves easily in water, even a clean, beautiful tank could be full of ammonia, and even low levels of this toxic byproduct are harmful, even fatal to fish.
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  • Signs to Never Ignore in Pets

    December 1, 2018
    Every pet owner tries to give their pet the best possible life by providing nutritious food, a safe environment, and proper veterinary care. Pets can’t tell us when they aren’t feeling well, don’t like something, or are scared, stressed, or in danger, however.
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  • How To Control Unwanted Pond Snails?

    December 1, 2018
    Every aquarium enthusiast has at some point had to deal with pond snails. Initially, when you see a snail in your tank, you think it’s pretty cool. However, pond snails tend to grow and reproduce at a rapid rate taking over your aquarium and the life within it.
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  • Why Are My Fish Hiding Now?

    July 1, 2018
    Fish can be wonderful pets, amazing installations of aquatic art you can enjoy and even interact with. They can become skittish, however, and when your fish start hiding, you can't enjoy them nearly as much.
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  • Fish Breeds That Live Well Together

    March 1, 2018
    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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  • Good Bacteria: The Benefits It Can Have on Your Fish

    August 2, 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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  • Where to Place Your Fish While You Clean the Tank

    January 1, 2017
    Even the best, most well-maintained aquarium occasionally needs a thorough cleaning that will involve wiping glass, rinsing gravel, trimming plants, checking equipment and more. But where should you place your fish when it's time for such an extensive tank overhaul?
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  • How to Keep my Aquarium Plants From Dying

    December 2, 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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  • Why It's Important Not to Leave Your Pets in the Car During Hot Summer Months

    August 1, 2016
    It can be deadly to leave a pet in a car during the summer, even if a day seems cool, it's only a few minutes time or the pet seems fine.
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  • Pet Care During a Weather Emergency

    July 1, 2016
    Severe weather can be a stressful, frightening time, especially for a pet that has only ever known good care and a loving, friendly home.
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  • Ways to Keep Your Aquarium Clean

    April 1, 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?

    March 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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  • Best Freshwater Aquarium Fishes for Beginners

    February 1, 2016
    It can be intimidating to start a new aquarium, and freshwater aquariums are generally less complicated and easier for beginners to manage. Not all fish are the same, however, and some species are better suited for beginners than others.
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  • Fun Facts and Helpful Tips About Betta Fish

    January 1, 2016
    Bettas are popular for small aquariums, but how much do you really know about these fantastic fish? Learning more about betta fish can help you decide they are right for you.
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  • Pet Care on a Budget

    January 1, 2016
    Pets can be expensive, with thousands of dollars in vet care, supplies, food and more. But savvy pet owners can take very easy steps to lessen the cost of pet care without giving up their furred, feathered or scaled companions.
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  • How Much Do You Know About Aquarium History?

    October 1, 2015
    Aquariums are popular and widespread aquatic art, beautiful pets and an engaging hobby, but what do you really know about aquarium history? These great displays have been around far longer than most people realize, and used to look far different than today's designs.
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  • Finding Ideas To Make A Great Pond

    June 1, 2015
    Sometimes finding the perfect idea for the pond you want is not the easiest thing to do. This blog is meant to give you some good ideas on where to look:Books and MagazinesYou may have already thought of this option but it is probably the most accessible one.
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  • Making A Backyard Goldfish Pond

    May 1, 2015
    Ponds can be an excellent added element to your garden, but adding goldfish to it gives a whole other dimension. It will be nice to have the just the pond, but it’s also nice to see some wildlife in it.
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  • Feeding a Goldfish

    April 1, 2015
    While it may seem like a really easy thing to do, feeding a goldfish is not as easy as it appears. Here is an effective way to feed a goldfish:Choosing foodWhen you go to a pet store to buy food, ask an employee for a recommendation of the food you should buy based on goldfish.
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  • The Best Ways To Change The Water In Your Aquarium

    March 1, 2015
    A good aquarist knows that part of owning an aquarium involves periodic water changes. This helps reduce the pH and nitrate level, which keeps your fish healthier. How should you change the water in your aquarium?
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  • How To Fight Red Algae In Your Aquarium

    March 1, 2015
    Red Algae, also known as red slime algae, is actually not an algae at all. It is a cyanobacteria. It’s fully photosynthetic, and can be extremely difficult to manage once it gets out of hand.
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  • What To Do When Your Fish Are Always Hiding

    February 1, 2015
    Being a fish and pond owner is all about having the chance to relax and watch your fish enjoy its watery home. However, there is nothing more frustrating than skittish fish. Skittish fish will dart away at the first hint of movement or worse, perpetually stay in the shadows of the pond.
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  • What You Need To Know About Saltwater Aquariums

    February 1, 2015
    Saltwater aquariums are neat because they allow you to keep colorful, tropical fish in your home or office. If you have ever seen one up close, you will know what I’m talking about.
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