Why Do Fancy Goldfish Look So Weird

Why Do Fancy Goldfish Look So Weird?

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The goldfish often is considered the most typical fish to get for an aquarium, especially for beginners. A little, round fish bowl with a solid orange goldfish swimming in it has even become quite an iconic image. The truth is, though, that goldfish can deviate far from that standard. ...
Why Keeping a Clean Litter Box is Important

Why Keeping a Clean Litter Box is Important

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Keeping a clean litter box is essential for your own health as well as the health of your cat. While cleaning the litter box can be a dirty job, it’s a necessary one that can lead to a healthy, happy cat and a healthy, happy pet owner.   A Clean Cat is a Healthy Cat   Cats ...
Five Aquarium Fish That Get HUGE

Five Aquarium Fish That Get HUGE

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If you’ve had an aquarium for a while and you’re ready for some big fish, there are a lot out there to choose from. Whether you’ve dealt with large fish in the past or are a beginner, there are some things you should know about five common aquarium fish that get huge.   1. Oscars ...
Correct Use Of FURminator Products

Correct Use Of FURminator Products

Home may not feel like a home without pets, but sharing your living space with furry friends does have one big drawback: pet hair, and lots of it. All pets require grooming, regardless of whether they have short hair or long hair, curly hair or straight. Using the innovative grooming ...
How Many Fish Is Too Many for My Tank

How Many Fish Is Too Many for My Tank?

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If you’re new to owning fish, you may be wondering how many is too many for your tank. The answer isn’t simple. Although some calculations are based on the tank’s volume, that isn’t the most accurate way to determine the maximum number of fish to have. The most important factors in ...
Do I Have to Have Bottom Feeders

Do I Have to Have Bottom Feeders?

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A common question new aquarium owners ask is whether or not bottom feeders are necessary to include. Some worry about the creatures ruining the aesthetic appeal or taking up too much space.   Whatever the hesitation, the answer is that they aren’t an absolute requirement, but ...
Top 5 Most Colorful Cichlids

Top 5 Most Colorful Cichlids

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For hobbyists and beginners alike, a freshwater tank is a centerpiece, and the kind of fish you use can determine the wow factor for your guests. Consider adding the most colorful cichlids to bring a whole new level of variance and beauty to your room. Check out these top five most ...
Why is Everything Covered in Green

Why is Everything Covered in Green?

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You probably installed a koi pond in your landscape design for its natural beauty and the deep calming effect it emulates. Yet, during seasonal changes you may notice a green film taking over your pond. This greenery isn’t the kind of beautiful decoration you usually want floating ...
How Big of a Water Change Should I Do

How Big of a Water Change Should I Do?

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When the water in your fish tank starts looking a little stagnant you might be inclined to change it out. Give the fish some fresh swimming water and watch them flourish, right? Well, the idea itself is right, but the volume of water that you change in your aquarium can actually determine ...
Five Aquarium Fish That Do Not Need a Heater

Five Aquarium Fish That Do Not Need a Heater

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If you don’t want to deal with a heater for your aquarium, cool water fish might be the perfect option!   There are a lot out there that can live in harmony with one another, making your choices varied. The following are five aquarium fish that can live together without a heater. ...
Preparing your tank for vacation

Preparing your tank for vacation

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So you are going on vacation and so you want to make sure that your aquarium is in tip-top shape before you leave. Doing maintenance prior to a vacation acts as a preventative for any unwanted aquarium disasters such as equipment failure, ammonia spikes, nitrate buildup, or algae ...
Opening Your Pond Step-By- Step

Opening Your Pond Step-By- Step

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Opening your pond for the first time in spring or summer is an exciting occasion for any water feature enthusiast. Not only is this the best time to introduce new additions to the pond environment, you get to take a close look at how things have changed since it was closed. At Big ...
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Kricket Keeper

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For reptile and amphibian keepers, keeping crickets on hand for feeding is just a chore that we have to endure unless we intend on making daily trips to the pet store. Thankfully, PennPlax has a great solution for keeping crickets easier to do at home! The Kricket Keeper is easy ...