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, […]
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.
The wild Tiger Barb is decorated with four black stripes vertically around its body, making its silvery to brownish yellow color appear to resemble a tiger, with the addition of its brightly orange-colored fins.
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.
Perry’s Aquatic Centre look forward to seeing you this Easter weekend but if you don’t get chance to pop in, don’t eat to many Easter eggs and have a wonderful weekend!
We be posting regular news on our Facebook Page relating to marine and tropical fish keeping, posting our new videos and helping you with and questions you may have about your aquarium…
I got some (arroy) yummy noodles and a cold drink and ambled through the shaded courtyard towards the Chao Phraya River. On reaching the river I walked down a small pier that was unusually busy. Everyone there it seemed had bought a large bowl of fish food and where throwing it into the river. I looked down and there they were… hundreds upon hundreds of Chao Phraya Catfish or Pla Tepa as they are know locally and Pangasius sanitwongse in the Latin (Don’t you love Wikipedia?).
Perry’s Aquatic Centre would like to wish all our customers and suppliers a happy and prosperous new year for 2011.
With literally hundreds of thousands of tropical, marine and coldwater fish to choose from, it is no wonder that fish keeping is such an absorbing a popular hobby and pastime. Without the correct information however, it can be a confusing and frustrating one as you discover, too late the charming gourami you have just purchased […]
We have a great selection of tropical fishes for the novice and experienced aquarist to choose from, in fact so many it can be difficult to make a decision. Browsing around Perry’s Aquatic Centre will reveal large and small fishes, colourful and plain fishes, herbivores and carnivors – somewhere are the right ones for you. […]