Marine Velvet

Marine Velvet – Surviving and Preventing A Tank Terror

Have you come to this post wondering if your fish has Marine Velvet? I feel your pain if you have. In my over 25 years of experience, Marine Velvet is the most common disease tank crasher in the hobby. It strikes fast, kills fast, and most people aren’t prepared for it. It’s the one disease I fear the most in my saltwater aquarium. In fact, it is labeled one of the deadly three in my how to quarantine saltwater fish post.

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Types Of Koi

The 11 Most Popular Types Of Koi For Your Pond

Did you know there are over a hundred varieties of Koi fish? Yes, it’s crazy the variety of Koi you can get for your pond. Koi fish is a name known to many that need no introduction. However, selecting the that fit your garden can lead to some serious buyer’s anxiety.

And in this article, I’ll walk you through 11 most popular types of Koi fish that add life to your gardens and their distinct characteristics.

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Koi vs Goldfish

KOI VS GOLDFISH – WHAT IS BEST FOR YOUR PONDS (7 Differences)

Have you ever been to fishing exhibitions? If you have, chances are that you have had a hard time distinguishing between Koi and Goldfish amid fish galore.

And that’s not just you! Anyone can confuse the two breeds because of their uncanny resemblance. Even though Koi and goldfish look so much alike, they are actually two completely different varieties with distinctive characteristics.

In this article, I’ll put my years of experience to use and show you some of the obvious differences between Koi fish and goldfish that should help you identify the two easily.

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Butterfly Koi Fish

Butterfly Koi Fish – Care Guide & Where To Buy

Butterfly Koi Fish are notably amiable, docile, and hardy. The only thing they need is clean water and a balanced diet high in nutrients. However, if you’re new to Koi keeping, chances are you’re in the dark about this hybrid yet graceful breed of long fin Koi that’s taking the koi hobby by storm.

In this article, I’ll walk you through some basic information about butterfly Koi – from their behavior, care, and recommended intake to their life expectancy and temperament.

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Best Place To Buy Fish Online

Best Place To Buy Fish Online – Top Recommendations (And 2 To Avoid!)

Looking for the best place to buy fish online? I get this asked to me a lot and it brings back memories when I started out in the saltwater tank hobby back in the early 90s. Back then you just went to the local fish store to get your fish, live plants, and corals. I remember there was a store called Flying Fish Express and me trying to myself how crazy this is that you can get a fish shipped to you overnight.

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Bumblefoot in Birds

Bumblefoot In Birds – 9 Tips to protect your pet

Does your bird have an issue with its foot? This could be what is called Bumblefoot. The medical term for bumblefoot is ulcerative pododermatitis or a foot infection. There are many things that can cause your bird to have Bumblefoot, and there are things that you can do to help prevent your bird from having bumblefoot.

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Cherry Shrimp

Cherry Shrimp – A Comprehensive Care And Anatomy Guide (Updated 2021)

Neocaridina davidi, also called Cherry Shrimp is an ornamental shrimp that originated from Taiwan and lives in a freshwater tank. Cherry shrimps are a fascinating invert species living in their fantasy. They are gentle and always engrossed in their small, beautiful world.

In this guide, we’ll discuss everything you should know about Cherry shrimps care, from their behavior, appearance, habitat, feeding, breeding and more. But, firstly, let’s dive into a brief overview of this wonderful shrimp.

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Reef Tanks Setup

Reef Tanks Setup – 7 Quick Must Knows For Success

Did you come to this post wanting to learn about proper reef tanks setup? If so, you are in for a treat today. I’m going to use my 25 years in saltwater tank keeping experience to guide you through everything you need to get yourself started on the right foot. I’ve been involved in saltwater tanks since I was 11 and throughout my experience I have setup various saltwater fish only and reef tanks.

The biggest issue when it comes to reef tanks is there are so many opinions on what is best. I founded this site with the goal of simplifying the hobby so the beginner than thrive. That is my mission to this day because I still see that reef tanks are intimating for many. Let’s first start off with an overview then go into the details

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Best Flight Cage

Best Flight Cage – 7 for your feathered friends (2021 Reviews)

The joy of having a bird is ethereal. Bird owners love and adore their feathered pets so much that they spend thousands of bucks on them, feed them, play with them, make them swing and sing to their fullest. However, one thing that novice bird keepers usually lag behind is investing in a quality flight cage for their feathery friends.

Bird cages come in a variety of colors, sizes, models, and shapes. However, the best flight cage is the one that suffices your pet friends’ needs and fits exactly to their size.

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