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The Most Beautiful Betta Fish In The World

By Toby Sanders / July, 2017

Bettas are very popular tropical fish. The long flowing fins of the males make them particularly attractive to aquarium owners. There are many different varieties of betta fish that in some cases have very dramatic physical characteristics. Through selective breeding, incredible colors combinations have been created. These same techniques have seen breeders concentrating on the […]

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Types Of Goldfish And Their Characteristics You Should Know

By Toby Sanders / July, 2017

Goldfish are the most popular type of fish that people keep today. You can have an easy time brightening up the room when you get to have an aquarium with goldfish. Many people do not always realize this, but goldfish comes as different types. The one that you see at your friend’s house might not […]

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How To Hatch Brine Shrimp

By Toby Sanders / May, 2017

Brine shrimp are tiny aquatic crustaceans – you may also know of them as Sea Monkeys. These little creatures have been around since the Triassic period and they have come to be one of the most important food sources in the aquarium industry. While some people keep brine shrimp as pets, they are more commonly […]

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How Long Do Brine Shrimp Live?

By Toby Sanders / May, 2017

Brine shrimp are very small aquatic crustaceans that are commonly used as live food for aquarium fish. These little shrimps are also sold as pets under the name Sea Monkeys, so you may already be familiar with them without knowing it. Not only are brine shrimp a highly nutritious source of food for fish, but […]

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Best 10 Gallon Fish Tank For You: Top 5 Reviews

By Toby Sanders / May, 2017

Are you considering keeping a pet? Maybe you should consider a pet fish. Why? Well, because for one, fish is a low maintenance pet, if you are to compare it with the other pets. Secondly,they come in an array of stunning colors, shapes, and sizes that will make your home look beautiful. A killer reason […]

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How To Care For A Hermit Crab

By Toby Sanders / May, 2017

Hermit crabs are a type of crustacean that live in shells. There are actually more than a thousand different species of hermit crabs and, when properly cared for, they can grow up to 6 inches in length and can live for 10 years or more. These creatures make good low-maintenance pets and they can be […]

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What Are The 5 Best Plants For Betta Fish?

By Toby Sanders / May, 2017

Also known as Siamese Fighting Fish, betta fish (Betta splendens) are some of the most brightly colored freshwater fish in the aquarium industry. These lovely fish are only a few inches long in body but their gorgeous, flowing fins often make them appear much larger. As tempting as it might be to keep a tank […]

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How Big Can Goldfish Get?

By Toby Sanders / May, 2017

When you pay a visit to your local pet store and spend some time in the aquarium fish section, you may notice that there are a variety of different types of goldfish. There are the small goldfish that are usually used as feeder fish for larger carnivorous species and there are the bigger goldfish that […]

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How Often To Feed Goldfish

By Toby Sanders / May, 2017

Many people think of goldfish as a low-maintenance pet. While it may be true that caring for goldfish isn’t exactly difficult, there are some Do’s and Don’ts you need to follow. In addition to providing your goldfish with a large enough tank and the right equipment, you also have to know how to feed him […]

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How Fast Do Goldfish Grow?

By Toby Sanders / May, 2017

Have you ever seen a giant carp – one of those large, orange-and-white fish that are typically kept in ponds? These fish are often mistaken for goldfish and, while though they are related, goldfish are a different species. Because they belong to the same family as carp, however, goldfish have the potential to grow fairly […]

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