Dec 092011
 
Save on the new 15 gallon columnar Aqueon tank kit

This beautiful 15 gallon aquarium comes with everything you need to get started! Kit Includes: 15 Column Aquarium Integrated Fluorescent Light Hood QuietFlow Power Filter Filter Cartridge Premium Fish Food Water Conditioner Thermometer Fish Net Aquarium Set-Up and Care Guide Get started on a fun family hobby now for only $79.99!   Expires December 31st, […]

Nov 162011
 
Goldfish Care

Download the care sheet (pdf) Origin East Asia Size 2-20 inches Life Span 2-50 years Temperature 60°F-72°F Congratulations on your new pet! The following are some basic guidelines to help your fish live a long, healthy life. Historians believe that goldfish were amongst the first fish to be domesticated in China around the 9th century. […]

Nov 162011
 
Betta Care

Download care sheet (pdf) Origin Southeast Asia Size 2.5-3 inches Life Span 2-3 years Temperature 74°F-84° Congratulations on your new pet! The following are some basic guidelines to help your fish live a long, healthy life. Bettas are known as the “Jewel of the Orient” due to their variety of bright and iridescent coloration. Bettas […]

Oct 162011
 
Aquarium Maintenance: The Nitrogen Cycle

All organisms, whether animal, plant, or fungus, produce organic wastes, either during their lives as products of their metabolic activity (excreta, carbon dioxide, etc.) and the shedding of dead tissue (skin cells, leaves, etc.) or through the decay of the entire life form after death. These residues are recycled in nature via biogeochemical processes, one […]

Oct 162011
 

Proper nutrition is important for the long-term health of the fish and to bring out their full, vibrant colors. Try to provide a balanced and varied diet that contains all the protein, fatty acids, fat-soluble carotenoids, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals to accomplish this. Different types of fishes require dissimilar feeding requirements. For our purposes they […]

Oct 162011
 

Water changes are a crucial part of fishkeeping. Over time, large amounts of waste, dissolved gases, debris, and algae will build up in the aquarium and must be removed by the owner. Neglecting to do so will not only leave the tank unsightly, but may also gravely affect the long-term health of the fish. Water […]