Vlog: Wrasse Hunt! Part 1

Vlog: Wrasse Hunt! Part 1

For those of you that know me personally or have been following my social media pages, know that I am a sucker for wrasses. Doesn’t matter if they are flashers, fairies or even corris wrasses. Heck, I love them all. Their vibrant colors, the way that they are always out and about, flashing, interacting is something that I can watch for hours. One of my main goal of the new, slightly bigger tank was to stock it to my heart’s…

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Seagrass Wildlife UK

Seagrass Wildlife UK

Seagrass in the UK is home and hunting grounds to an incredibly diverse community of animals, from tiny invertebrates to large fish, and marine mammals, making these areas one of the most productive ecosystems in the world! The Seagrass can form dense underwater meadows which is perfect for sheltering animals that are unable to move very quickly, allowing them to form nursery habitats, safe from large predators out in the open. Read on to find out more about some of…

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Estimates Place Half a TRILLION Corals in the Pacific Ocean

Estimates Place Half a TRILLION Corals in the Pacific Ocean

We’ve all heard that coral reefs are at risk of extinction due to a number of factors and exacerbated by climate change and coral bleaching. Aerial views of endless reefs of bleached corals sure does make for a poignant illustration and there’s no question that the massive die-offs of any kind is not what we… Source

Dragon Scale Betta (Betta Splendens) Care Sheet

Dragon Scale Betta (Betta Splendens) Care Sheet

This ancient fish gets an ancient makeover. The dragon scale betta, or simply referred to as dragon breeds, is a relatively new variety of betta fish with accentuated scales and often metallic coloration. While these fish are desired by many for their stoic appearances, the consequences of selective breeding are often seen through eventual blindness.  Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about the dragon scale betta, how these fish came to be, and the care needed…

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Best Aquarium Plant Fertilizer Options For A Thriving Freshwater Tank

Best Aquarium Plant Fertilizer Options For A Thriving Freshwater Tank

While some plants are supposed to be easy to keep, you might find yourself struggling with melting yellow leaves or a general lack of growth. There are a few factors that go into successfully growing and maintaining freshwater plants, including lighting, substrates, water flow, and nutrients. Nutrients can be confusing to test and understand in the scope of your freshwater tank, but luckily, some products make correct dosing easy for the best life and color out of your plants. Keep…

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Oscar Fish Species Profile And Care Guide

Oscar Fish Species Profile And Care Guide

Oscar fish are notorious for being aggressive and difficult to keep. But is that the truth or just an urban myth? Oscar fish are more suitable for experienced fishkeepers, partly because of their temperament but also because of their size. However, once you have oscars in your life, you’ll be captivated by their intelligence, dazzling good looks, and fascinating social behavior; all the work of caring for these finned creatures in your tank set-up will be well worth it once…

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Spinnercube³ Improves the Magnetic Stirrer with Built-in LED

Spinnercube³ Improves the Magnetic Stirrer with Built-in LED

The Spinnercube³ is a new magnetic stirrer aimed at aquarium water testing which brings with it one very important and useful new feature. We’ve been using miniature magnetic stirrers as part of our tools for streamlined water testing for a number of years now but we’ve had to include our own LED light to watch… Source