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Aquariadise & The Shrimp Farm shrimp giveaway!

This giveaway has ended. Thanks for participating everyone! More giveaways are coming up in the future. Aquariadise and The Shrimp Farm have teamed up again for another giveaway! This time, we’re giving away FIVE Amano shrimp and TEN grade AA Cherry shrimp. Yay! Amano shrimp…

September 11, 2016
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Gourami 101 | Gourami fish types & info!

Gouramis are one of the most popular aquarium fish species, and for good reason! These Anabantoids (closely related to bettas) are a great choice for the top water layer of a peaceful community aquarium with their interesting behavior and often striking colors. There are…

May 9, 2016

GreenPleco plecostomus plush giveaway | Holiday edition!

With the holidays coming up, the new Aquariadise Facebook page launch and the all new series of Plecostomus plushies ready to go, GreenPleco and I decided it was definitely time to team up again for a new plushie giveaway. Plecos are one of the…

November 22, 2015
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My visit to Holland Koi Show 2015!

The Holland Koi Show is an event held every year in Arcen, The Netherlands, that centers around koi and aquariums. I last visited it two years ago in 2013 (photos can be found here!) and was lucky enough to be able to go again this…

August 19, 2015

GreenPleco Plecostomus plush giveaway!

This giveaway has ended. Thanks for participating everyone! You can still buy your own GreenPleco plushie over at the GreenPleco website. Hi everyone! It’s been quite a while since the last giveaway on Aquariadise, so I’m super excited to announce I’ve teamed up with GreenPleco…

August 9, 2015
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Fishkeeping on a budget

Aquarium keeping is a notoriously expensive hobby. Contrary to what some beginners think, you don’t just need a fish tank to get started – you also need a filter, heater, substrate, fish food, water conditioner, a backup fund for medication and endless other small…

January 11, 2015
Or try to eat your hand altogether!
Photo by Goldfishdoctor.
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How to hand feed your fish!

Teaching your (gold)fish to eat from your hand is not only possible; it’s also a fun experience and it can be very helpful for your fish to be used to your hands, for example when you need to examine possible injuries. It just takes…

December 12, 2014
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The Shrimp Farm Marimo ball giveaway!

This giveaway has ended. Thanks so much for participating everyone! Don’t forget to subscribe so you won’t miss any future giveaways. You can buy a Marimo ball online on sites like Amazon! Because the Aquariadise article on Marimo balls has been so popular ever since I…

October 9, 2014
damselfly nymph
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Damselfly larvae. Ew!

While I was doing a water change on the goldfish tub a few days ago, I realized I should probably clean the sponge in the filter, as I hadn’t properly done that since I took the goldies back inside. So I opened the filter,…

November 25, 2013

GIANTmicrobes Aquatics plush giveaway!

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. Thanks everyone for the overwhelming response! Keep an eye out for similar events in the future! Hi everyone! Today I’m happy to announce the first-ever giveaway hosted by Aquariadise! It’s been close to a year, so it’s about time for…

September 6, 2013
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Holland Koi Show 2013

The Holland Koi Show is a hugely popular koi- and aquarium-event held in Arcen, The Netherlands every year – and this year I was lucky enough to be there as well. Even though I couldn’t stay the entire weekend like originally planned, I had…

August 21, 2013
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Inspiration: Pet Portraits by Charli!

While browsing around on Tumblr a while ago, I stumbled upon a post which contained a few wonderful watercolors of various types of fish and reptiles – upon taking a closer look at the info below it, I discovered that they were painted by…

June 12, 2013
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Interkoi 2013 – Betta photos inside!

This Sunday I was lucky enough to be able to attend the 2nd day of the Interkoi 2013 event in Rheinberg – a huge koi event with stands from many different pond stores/specialists, koi forums and aquarium stores, a bonsai tree exposition, endless blue…

April 18, 2013
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Fishkeeping in 1856

I read this book a while ago when the lovely Goldfishgal posted about it. This has got to be one of the most interesting books about fishkeeping and aquariums I’ve read in a long time! It was written in the 1850s and gives an interesting glimpse…

April 4, 2013
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Sea Life Oberhausen – photos!

There’s something about aquariums like Sea Life that makes everyone feel like a little kid again, running from tank to tank to try and spot all the fish in there – I am no exception. Decided it was time to get that feeling back…

January 20, 2013