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AUGUST 22, 2012
Unfiltered Fish Tanks
The standards for what is a “knockout” show aquarium have moved up a number of rungs.

july 22, 2012
Knockout Show Aquariums
The standards for what is a “knockout” show aquarium have moved up a number of rungs.

june 14, 2012
Encouraging Customers to Breed Fish
The single best way to “hook” someone on our wonderful fishkeeping hobby is to have their fish breed.

May 20, 2012
Aquarium Installation and Maintenance
There are plenty of folks out there who would like to have a beautiful aquarium in their home or office.

May 9, 2012
Green Tetras
If it takes a beautiful and hardy glowing green fish to capture a kid’s attention and imagination, so be it.

May 2, 2012
Always Quarantine Your Fish
Prevent disease from spreading to your display aquariums by quarantining your fish and plants.

April 22, 2012
Reverse Osmosis for Making Marine Tanks
The mantra of using reverse osmosis water for making salt water is something that you should have posted in a couple of places in your fish room.

March 28, 2012
Aquatic Ferns
Live plants make a tremendous difference in an aquarium..

March 20, 2012
"L" Number Plecos

Some of the more popular and better known “L” number plecos include the gold nugget varieties.

February 24, 2012
My New Fish Died
It still amazes me that together, as an industry, the aquatics business is really terrible at helping hobbyists keep their fish alive and their tanks thriving.

February 6, 2012
A Case for Artificial Reefs
Artificial reefs, if done properly, can contribute much to the preservation and reconstruction of marine communities.

January 27, 2012
System Saver II
Morton salt designed for water softeners can help your guppies and other livebearers.

January 16, 2012
Designer Clownfish
While the market for $100 wholesale-cost clownfish may be somewhat limited, there are plenty of other designed clownfish that wholesale for between $20 and $50.

December 21, 2011
New Generation Nano Tanks
The new nano tanks have better lighting and better filtration than what was available just a few years ago.

December 19, 2011
Choosing an Aquatic Frog
It is very important to make sure of the species of frog you buy.

December 14, 2011
Plecos and Algae Eaters
Why do we keep selling hobbyists fish that are simply bad for their tanks?

November 21, 2011
Water Testing
Testing/knowing the water parameters of an aquarium is very important.

November 7, 2011
CO2 for Planted Tanks
There is nothing lovelier than a well-planted tank.

October 24, 2011
Brackish Tanks
Brackish aquariums can make an ideal second or even third aquarium.

October 13, 2011
Coral Fragging
Corals make up a significant portion of the marine aquarium business.

October 7, 2011
There are many beautiful livebearers available, and they sell well at a good profit margin.

september 22, 2011
Biotope Tanks
How about a true South American blackwater biotope?.

June 13, 2011
Kids and Hobbyists
Convey your enthusiasm for the fishkeeping hobby and for fish in general.

June 7, 2011
Display Tanks
Nothing sells fish and tanks better than customers seeing an assortment of different types and sizes of aquariums.

april 6, 2011
Aquaculture Vs. Wild-Caught Aquarium Fish
Is it better for the environment for most (perhaps all) of the fish and invertebrates sold in the aquarium hobby to be aquacultured or to be wild-caught, albeit with sustainable harvesting methods.

february 16, 2011
Plants or Driftwood or Rocks
Driftwood or rocks with live plants growing on them have become an important item for most of the large aquatic plant nurseries.

january 20, 2011
Ornamental Shrimp
Ornamental shrimp are great for aquariums, and they are perfect for the small nano-tanks that are so popular today.

january 4, 2011
One of the most overlooked groups of aquarium fish are the rainbowfish.

December 15, 2010
Non-Aquatic Plants
Local fish stores and big box pet stores have always sold various plants that are not true aquatics – non-aquatic plants that will very soon die in completely submersed growing conditions.

November 10, 2010
Hang On Back (HOB) Filters
There is a new generation of hang on back (HOB) filters for aquariums that are being offered by the major aquarium filter manufacturers, and they are definitely an improvement.

october 20, 2010
Algae-Eating Fish
Good, and not so good, aquarium algae-eating fish.

october 13, 2010
Aquarium LED Lighting
LED lighting for aquariums continues to grow.

september 29, 2010
Freshwater Nano Tanks
Fish for freshwater nano tanks.

september 8, 2010
Two New Ram Fish
I am very pleased that there are two relatively new varieties of ram fish available in the aquarium hobby.

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