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Top 10 Aquarium ‘DO NOT’s

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  10 - Do not use soaps or detergents to clean your aquarium   When cleaning the inside of your aquarium before setting it up, it is extremely important to only use tap water and paper towel. Using soap or detergents can be fatal for your fish because the oils in cleaning ...
Digital Automatic Feeder

Digital Automatic Feeder

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For the busy everyday person, it may be hard to keep track of all the necessities required to keep your fish in good health (such as maintaining the regular feeding schedule). In this situation, you may want to invest in an automatic fish feeder. Automatic fish feeders are designed ...

Types of Birds for new Bird Owners

By Gursimran Kanwal1 comments
There are many different types of birds you can get when looking for a new pet. However, there are all very different when it comes to proper care, training, personality, size, and price. In this article, we will be looking specifically at two types of birds that are great for beginners.   Green-Cheek ...
Betta fish for beginners
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Betta fish for beginners

By Neil Gawri1 comments
Betta fish or Siamese Fighting fish are great if you want to buy yourself or your child their first fish. Betta fish only cost between $3-$5 dollars and the food can cost up to $5. These fish can grow up to 2.6 inches and can be fed on a fish pebble diet or a bloodworm diet for 2 ...
5 Ways To Keep Your Aquarium Glass Clean

5 Ways To Keep Your Aquarium Glass Clean

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An aquarium can be a beautiful, relaxing addition to a home or office. Children and grownups alike enjoy watching colorful, exotic fish float and swim, and examining the interesting plant life an aquarium often holds. Algae and grime can obscure your tank and put your fish’s health ...
Eliminate Cloudy Aquarium Water

Eliminate Cloudy Aquarium Water

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Why is My Aquarium Water Cloudy?Most fish owners will experience cloudy aquarium water at some point. While it usually doesn’t equate to a serious problem, it is often the first sign that an imbalance is occurring in the tank or that the filter isn’t functioning properly. Big Al’s ...
Useful Feeding Tools for Your Aquarium

Useful Feeding Tools for Your Aquarium

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Some fish food varieties are best delivered with the help of various feeding tools. Other tools are intended to make delivering food to fish simpler, cleaner, and more accurate. These are some of the most noteworthy feeding tools we carry.   Automatic Feeders   Even the ...
5 Fish That Are Too Cute For Words

5 Fish That Are Too Cute For Words

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Aquarium fish can be beautiful, exotic, strange and unique. Then there are the fish that are so cute, you just want to squeeze them. We don’t recommend squeezing fish, but we do recommend you check out these adorable species, and consider adding one to your tank. 1. The Pipefish  This ...
5 Fish That Are Adorably Ugly

5 Fish That Are Adorably Ugly

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Most aquariums are filled with beautiful, exotic looking fish that flash in the sunlight and exude a delicate grace. If you’d rather have a tank full of creatures so ugly they’d make their own mothers cry, consider the species below. 1.The Bubble Eye GoldfishThis popular fish is a ...
A radiant heat problem in a New York apartment building
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A radiant heat problem in a New York apartment building

By RogierFvV0 comments
One of my challenges in my first full year of operating a tank in a New York apartment that is South facing, and gets pretty hot, was radiant heat. You can simply feel it that after a while the wall just stay hot day and night and even if you manage to keep the room temperature bearable, ...
PlayMy Bearded Dragons Love Big Als Mealworms

My Bearded Dragons Love Big Al's Mealworms!

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I saw Big Al's at the National Reptile Breeder's Expo a few weeks ago, and had to check out what they had. I got a combined UVB+Sun lamp for an exceptional price, and always get my live feed from there. My bearded dragons (Echo and Sco) love Big Al's mealworms. Just at the sight ...