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A guide to culturing Grindal Worms

Grindal worms are small white relatives of earthworms. They are small, healthy, and best of all, live food that appeal to a wide variety of aquatic fish like Angelfish or invertebrates like Red Cherry Shrimp. They are also a more nutritious option versus something…

July 11, 2016
swordtail fish
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Caresheet: Swordtail | Xiphophorus hellerii

A jewel in the freshwater community tanks, the swordtail brings an energetic aura into their aquarium. Their quick movements and ease of care make them easily one of the best freshwater community fish. Keep reading for everything you need to know about swordtail care…

May 1, 2016
culturing daphnia
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Culture Daphnia for Live food

Daphnia, commonly known as water fleas, are an excellent food source for juvenile and adult fish. They are easy to culture and take very little maintenance to keep a colony going. Harvesting is very simple as well as they are a fully aquatic live…

April 17, 2016
koi pond
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Koi fish care & info!

Koi fish have been fascinating creatures to keep for many years and can display some wonderful colourations. They can fetch large prices for the quality strains and there are many Koi keepers who regard them as their prized possessions. Keep reading for everything you…

January 3, 2016
lily pipes
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All about Lily Pipes

This article about Lily pipes was written by Jesse of Aquatic Mag, an aquarium website containing articles about fishkeeping as well as an online aquarium plant store! What are Lily Pipes? In the aquatic world, you typically have filtration. With bigger aquariums (10+ gallons),…

October 4, 2015
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Learning to safely catch your aquarium fish

This guest post about catching aquarium fish was written by the blogging team of Swell UK, a UK based pond and aquarium supplier! It’s something we do all the time, and at some point you too are going to have to go through the potentially…

August 30, 2015
white cloud mountain minnow
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Caresheet: White Cloud Mountain Minnow

White Clouds are a unique fish. Although sold next to (and indeed physically similar to) the tropical tetras, they are actually a type of minnow able to withstand cold temperatures. Their docile nature and unique adaptability make them a great fish to keep in…

March 23, 2014
labyrinth organ
Articles Betta Guest posts

What is the labyrinth organ?

I’m happy to announce we’re having a guest poster today. Izzy the Fish Girl from Sitting by the Koi Pond has written an article about the labyrinth organ for us – a must-read for any Betta or Gourami fan. Siamese fighting fish (Betta splendens) are some…

January 26, 2013