Fighting Fish Siamese fighting fish also called ‘Bettas,’ are beautiful creatures and relaxing to watch. They make a great fish tank hobby. But how do you take care of them? What do you do to get started? Setting Up the Fish Tank Your first step is to get the necessary supplies and set up your […]
Water quality is essential in every aquarium to maintaining the plant and see life with in your mini ecosystem. You need to constantly be checking the water quality for any signs of trouble and so that you can balance out any issues before your aquarium becomes an unhealthy place for your plants and sea […]
Coral tanks can be extremely finicky in their early stages and proper lighting is required not only to make sure that coral can survive but also so that coral can be appropriately viewed inside your tank as well. Coral tanks can be absolutely beautiful once they are established but it takes a constant balance of […]
Did you know there are more than 25,000 species of Tropical Fish found in the world today. It is estimated there are another 15,000 unidentified species. There is an absolutely shocking amount of in a tropical fish is very important. At Perry’s aquatic center, the staff are committed to delivering clear answers and understanding with […]
Fish sleep with their eyes open! You might be surprised to find out that many fish sleep with their eyes open. Understanding the needs of your fish as well as the types of routines for healthy living that a fish requires is important to maintaining any going pale this is a good indication that they […]
Fish keeping began with the Sumerians 4,500 years ago If you are an avid aquarium enthusiast and you enjoy fish, it may surprise you to know that the process of keeping fish in an enclosed environment has been around for over 4500 years. Societies throughout history have seen the merits of keeping fish in enclosed […]
Two fish in a tank, one says to the other: “It’s a bit wet in here”, the other says: “Blimey, a talking fish!” As much as you might be happy with your fish tank, there is always some room for improvement. With plenty of species of fish available it is possible to create very in-depth […]
Two fish in a tank, one says to the other: “Do you know how to drive this thing?” Fish can actually get cooped up in an aquarium just the same as a human might get feelings of claustrophobia when confined to a small space. Having the right sized aquarium for your fish is very important. […]
Big Fish eat Little Fish Just as in nature, if you introduce a large carnivorous fish into an environment, it doesn’t take long for that fish to make short work of anything else in that environment. If you have an established fish tank ecosystem with a number of hand-picked fish, it’s very important that you […]
Even a Fish could stay out of Trouble if it would just learn to keep its mouth shut. Fish can truly make amazing pets. As much as they may not seem too intelligent consistently swimming around with their mouths open, it is still truly amazing that they are able to survive in such an environment […]
“Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish.” – Steven Wright If you are an avid fisher you will always place the beauty of fish deep into your heart. As much as fishing may be about relaxing, bonding with friends, and potentially even catching […]
“Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; teach that person to use the Internet and they won’t bother you for weeks” As much as giving someone a fish can be a lovely gift, it is very important that you do appropriate research before you place any new species in your […]
A Woman without a Man is like a Fish without a Bicycle Perhaps one of the most famous feminist quotes would describe the idea that women can be perfectly happy without having a man in her life. While this thinking is absolutely true adding accessories to your fish tank may in fact help your fish […]
All men are Equal before Fish! It is true that when we think of fish and marine life we think of some absolute monster animals. While we may stand in awe of something like a whale shark or tuna because of its sheer size, it is possible to get lost in awe with beautiful tropical […]
“I’m Â Pisces, and people say that Pisces make the best lovers. That’s because Pisces are fish, and it’s like my grandpa always used to say, “The next best thing to making love to a mermaid, is having sex with a fish” If you are a Pisces you may understand that people have a strong connection […]
Emerald Crabs Explained In the scientific world, emerald crabs are known as Mithrax sculptus.These are invertebrates found in saltwater and they can also become cute little pets in your tank. Crabs of this kind are considered as cleaners because they eat several things that make the tank dirty such as the bubble algae. What this […]
What do you know about starfish? The Red Starfish is a wonder to behold. Also known as the Red Sea Star, its scientific name is Fromia. The animal may come in different shades of red but they are all gorgeous just the same. As a general rule, this kind of starfish is a loner. However, […]
Flame Lobsters Flame lobsters are not just food, they are also friend. A lot of people think that lobsters are only seen in sea food restaurants but in reality, many people nowadays keep lobsters as pets. The problem is that many people are against keeping lobsters in a tank with other invertebrates. Flame lobsters are […]
If you are baffled way your aquarium looks dirty or cloudy, there are several possible reasons but there are also existing solutions. We will proceed immediately with your tank maintenance lesson 101. But before that, make sure you have filter, ammonia or nitrate kit, and other products for cleaning aquarium tanks.
Nano aquariums are small versions of regular-sized aquariums and are perfect if you live in a small apartment.
For reef aquariums, you may use acitinic lights. These are kinds of lights that have UV wavelengths. These UV lights penetrate the water and this makes it easy for corals and other invertebrates to absorb light.
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For the Berlin method of marine filtration to work your tank needs to adhere to certain rules. You should typically use 1 to 2 pounds of live rock to every 4 litres of water in your aquarium.
A planted aquarium, which has been correctly assembled and well maintained, provides a natural, healthy environment for your tank’s inhabitants. Live plants will lend natural elements to your freshwater aquarium.
Perry’s Aquatic Centre Now Culture Phytoplankton In-store. Phytoplankton are at the very bottom of the food chain and are consumed by the largest, the majestic blue whale. They are too small to be individually seen with the naked eye. However, when present in high enough numbers, they may appear as a green discoloration in the […]