Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Freshwater Fish Conservation Program Manager wanted for wildlife charity

Global Wildlife Conservation is recruiting for someone to develop, manage and lead SHOAL in the US, and work to help prevent freshwater fish extinctions. “We are very excited to share a new opportunity, the partnership announced on its website. “Based in the US, Global Wildlife Conservation is hiring a new Freshwater Fish Program Manager in […]

IceCap Pod Habitat is a tiny box of potential

When you first look at the IceCap Pod Habitat you can’t help thinking its something that’s just been made for the sake of it. Copepods don’t naturally live in neat little tower blocks, and surely there’s something natural or already existing in your aquarium system which will do the same job? But the more you […]

Giant isopod poops for the first time in two years

Staff at the Toba Aquarium, Japan, have found faecal matter in their giant isopod tank. This wouldn’t be a big deal if it weren’t for the fact that they haven’t seen a trace of poop in over two years, and these giant deepwater Pillbugs can go without food for six! Toba has been taking care […]

So, you think you’re an influencer? Meet Hope, the Turtle.

Hope was born with an exposed heart. There isn’t a diagnosis for it in turtles but it’s called ectopia cordis in humans.

Earth Day and How the Aquarium Hobby is Becoming Sustainable

Earth Day is here again! Did you know the aquarium trade, along with aquarist enthusiasm, have transformed aquarium-keeping into a very Earth-friendly hobby? Here are just a few examples.

Reefkeeping During the Apocalypse

Ever find yourself in the apocalypse and still trying to maintain your precious, precious SPS?  Well good luck.  We put together our top tips for how you can keep your reef alive and thriving at during the world’s end.  Good luck and happy hunting!

Freshwater Aquarium Disease Prevention, Recognition and Treatment

Hobbyists who take proper care of their aquariums will rarely encounter sick fish but there is no guarantee that you will never have to treat your fish for a disease. Almost all health problems can be avoided by maintaining proper water chemistry and pristine water quality, feeding a varied diet of high-quality fish foods, providing fish with an optimum habitat and suitable tank mates.

The Best Magnetic Algae Cleaners And How to Choose The Right One For Your Aquarium

Your algae magnet is essential and is one of the most frequently used tools on your tank This is the exact reason you should choose an algae magnet that is suitable for your tank!

Support Walt Smith’s Efforts to Save Our Oceans with Bula Buddies

Around the world, our oceans and seas are facing severe problems that we’ve never seen before. Our Coral Reefs are not only a source of inspiration but are also a highly valuable and delicate ecosystem.

Triton Method EXPLAINED: How It Works and Interpreting Lab Test Results

They have their signature TRITON Labs ICP water testing. They have Core7 Elements used for daily dosing. They offer TRITON Reagents to fill in the gaps when testing reveals parameters that need fine tuning and they also have filter media to remove toxins. Finally, there is The TRITON Method that ties all of it together.