Bespoke Tanks from Around the World As a hobby, fish keeping is becoming more and more popular and as such, there is an increase in the bespoke design of fish tanks. All around the world home owners and business owners are investing in bespoke aquariums. This gives their homes and offices a more appealing look that […]
Fish Tank Decorating For millennia, people have remained fascinated by the life of fish. Their underwater kingdom filled with some of the most beautiful landscapes and plant life on earth. We try to duplicate some of their aquatic wonders in fish aquariums. If you have a fish tank hobby that rivals the Incredible Mr Limpet. You […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Sea Urchins One of the wonders of having a saltwater aquarium is the ability to simulate the same conditions as the ocean. This includes keeping sea urchins in a marine tank, among other things. One of the best that you can have is called the Diadema setosum. This is known as the Hatpin Urchin and […]
One of the most interesting tropical fish to keep at home is the Demasoni Cichlid. It has a unique set of traits and features that make it a great fish to watch.
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.
1. Measure the area for your pond. When digging the hole for the pond, make it a little larger than measured to allow for several layers of lining materials. Sloping sides rather than steep will ensure that your lining materials wont slide out of position. Use a thin layer of sand or underlay on all sides of the hole before adding the liner. Doing so will stop stones or roots from tearing holes in the liner and causing leaks.
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A lot of testing is required when setting up a reef tank. The water conditions in your reef tank will determine whether it is going to be a successful set up of a reef tank. Special attention needs to be paid to the levels of all toxins when setting up a reef tank. However if you keep a close eye on the water condition and test it often (around every 3 to 4 days) then it can be very easily maintained. There are many products on the market which can help with controlling the levels of toxins and other things which affect the water condition. You just need to keep on top of it and you wont go wrong.
Perry’s Aquatic Centre would like to wish all our customers and suppliers a happy and prosperous new year for 2011.