• July 14, 2017

    6 Plants to Grow in Your Koi Or Fish Pond

    [ad_1] Most pond keepers, including myself, would like to keep some plants in their Koi ponds so as to have a pond that looks natural and able to blend with the overall garden. However, Koi and water plants generally do not go well together as Koi eats plants or will likely disturb the soil in which the plants […]

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  • July 13, 2017

    4 Different Types of Reptiles

    [ad_1] Reptiles are defined by common characteristics including breathing air, laying eggs and having skins covered in scales. In all, there are over 8,000 species of reptiles, divided into 4 main types: Crocodilia, Sphenodontia, Squamata and Testudines. Crocodilia There are currently about 23 species of Crocodilia, a type of reptile that includes crocodiles, gharials, caimans […]

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  • July 11, 2017

    Are Water Trumpets a Good Aquarium Plant?

    [ad_1] Water Trumpet’s are a well known aquarium plant belonging to the Araceae family. The latin name is “Cryptocoryne” and the genus contains roughly fifty to sixty species. They can be found growing anywhere between India and New Guinea with collecting expeditions identifying new species to this day. The most notable feature of a Water […]

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  • July 10, 2017

    Golden Tree Frog – Some Basic Facts

    [ad_1] Golden Tree Frogs make a great pet because they prefer living in a quiet habitat. This species lives up to six years and have an angular head with a pointed nose, with coloring of orange tan with lightly striped grey, a brown stripe around the face, and a white or cream belly. They should […]

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  • July 10, 2017

    How to Set Up My Hexagon Fish Tank For Freshwater Fish

    [ad_1] If you’re the kind of person who likes to break away from convention, how about an extremely unconventional accessory – hexagon fish tanks? They’re great for your home or your office because they make it look more vibrant and colorful, moreover, if you’re stressed out or even bored, watching fish swim around in a […]

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  • August 29, 2016

    HOW TO: Get rid of that fuzzy stuff on new driftwood

    How can I do to get rid of it? As unpleasing as the site of the white fuzzy film on the driftwood, it is harmless to the fish. Some fish, shrimps, and snails seem to have a liking to the fuzzy film and love munching on it. Before deciding what your course of action, my […]

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  • June 30, 2016

    Preparing the Rocks for Use in an Aquarium

    ****Boiling Rocks The safest way to boil rocks is to place them in a large pot where they can be fully submerged. The water should be brought to a boil, and left on the lowest temperature that will maintain a steady boil. The pot should also be covered, and I recommend wearing fully safety gear […]

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  • April 8, 2016

    AQUARIUM DRIFTWOOD BASICS

    In putting fish in captivity, it makes sense to give them an environment that’s closest to their home in the wild. Most natural aquatic habitats don’t have flat, even substrates with perfectly-lined plants; they contain entanglements of fallen tree branches, pebbles, and dead leaves. These ‘imperfections’ not only make rivers and streams more beautiful, but […]

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  • September 30, 2015

    LEARNING THE BASICS OF DRIFTWOOD FOR AQUARIUM

    Landscaping an aquarium is so much different from landscaping a garden. For one, you have to consider the life of the fish that will dwell in the artificial habitat. It has to be livable. Yet for some enthusiasts, aesthetic qualities are as important to them as the living standards in which aquatic animals thrive in. […]

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