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Bringing Fish into the Classroom

When choosing a pet for the classroom, many teachers will choose fish An aquarium provides a tranquil and soothing visual oasis for children While children will not be able to hold and...
Bringing Fish Into the Classroom

Changing the Water – Cleaning the Tank

Regular maintenance of your tank will keep your aquarium looking sharp and your fish healthy Bright colorful fish swimming vigorously in a tank can be a great addition to any home and is...

Understanding Aquarium Filtration

Just as your fish are living beings, think of their water as another life form within the aquarium   To properly establish the water in your fish tank, you'll need to take several...

Preparing Your Pond and Fish for Winter

As winter approaches, your pond enters a state of suspended animation Winter weather means looking out for your fish as well as their environment Preparing your pond will ensure that the...

Planning Your Pond

In many respects, your pond is an “outdoor aquarium” Creating a beautiful pond in your yard—complete with fish, a fountain, a waterfall, water lilies and other plants—is as...

How to Keep Your Pond Safe from Predators

Ponds provide a more natural and interesting habitat for fish, but leave them vulnerable to wild animals Though your suburban backyard may seem like a safe haven from predatory wild...

Constructing Your Own Backyard Pond

A backyard pond can be an ideal habitat for your pet fish Here are some tips on how to build your own A garden pond can add a lot to any backyard, providing a beautiful, relaxing respite...

Choosing the Right Aquarium Tank

The right aquarium tank fits both your pet’s needs and your needs Choosing an aquarium tank for your fish can be a difficult task Not only do you have to match the size and type of tank...

Choosing Aquarium Lighting for Your Tank

Part of creating the perfect habitat in your aquarium tank is choosing the right lighting There are a lot of components to your aquarium tank that you need to think about to keep your fish...

Adding Fish to Your New Pond

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for! Now that your pond is done, here’s how you should add your fish Like most other animals, fish need the right habitat to survive So when...

Keeping Your Pond Clean

Keeping a pond clean can be quite a task This guide will help you win the fight against muck and dirt When it’s clean, your pond can be the jewel of your backyard Unfortunately, though,...

Pond Maintenance

Like the water in your aquarium, your pond water must be regularly tested and maintained Your pond should be tested for most of the same parameters that apply to the indoor tank—ammonia,...

Different Fish Types, Their Aquariums and Care

Fresh and saltwater are the basic fish groups to consider Aquariums are more complex Understand the basics Perhaps the most basic distinction in the fish world is between fresh and...