The Better Aquatic Life Happy Easter to all our customers over the long Easter weekend. While you’ve been enjoying the Grand Prix and eating lots of yummy chocolate eggs we’ve been busy in the shop both on and off line. We’ve got a few new really cool things coming soon so remember to check back […]
My brother was recently in South East Asia and came across Dr. Fish Massage in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Here is the video he posted of the pedicure he had by hundreds of Garra Rufa fish.
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 […]
We have collected a number of photos over the last 12 months in Perry’s Aquatic centre and thought we would share them with you. At last we have also got Wayne in front of the camera, so watch out for those videos coming to a screen near you soon (Brad Pitt – look out!) Let […]
As an addition to the Perry’s Aqua Brand range, we are now culturing phyto plankton onsite and this is available to feed your corals at just ?3.50 for 250ml.
It is also a good idea to put Discus fishes together in a group since they feel more at ease that way. The water where they came from is acidic, so it is important to have an aquarium temperature of 25-29?C (77-84?F) and a pH level between 6.0 6.5.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSPS1PV67nM For more information on Live Rock and Coral Reefs online, click on the links below: The Lure of The Coral Reef Understanding the Aquatic Ecosystem
Anemones are actually animals that attach themselves to corals or even rocks. They have stinging cells and these things can paralyze small sea creatures. This is one good defense mechanism for these little babies. There are others who say that crabs and sea anemones share something close to a symbiotic relationship. This is because crabs will eat the small sea creatures that died from the sting and the anemones will eat the scraps of the crab.
You will likely be familiar with the banded pipefish. It is a thin, elongated fish with white bands on its body. This is native in the Indo-Pacific area. It has lengths of up to 7 inches. It may be small and frail-looking. But do not be deceived. These fish are carnivorous in nature.
The Botia striata also known as the Zebra or Candystripe loachs appeal is not just because of its color, but its amazing markings as well. This kind of fish is best kept in a community aquarium with a group of its kind since it tends to be a little aggressive sometimes.
A healthy fish needs a good aquarium set up and this includes lighting. However, what kind of lighting should you use?
How to Keep Your Flame Lobsters Happy 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 […]
Assorted Swordtails: Colorful Swords in Motion One fascinating thing about swordtails is the sword-like structure that develops in a male swordtail fish as it ages. Its peaceful temperament towards its family and other fishes makes it a great aquatic ornament and storing assorted swordtails in a single aquarium should not be a problem as well. […]
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The pajama cardinal fish is one of the easiest marine breeds to take care of. It is one of the best choices for those who are just starting out with their saltwater tank.
We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our customers a happy aquatic Halloween. Tonight kids will be running around the streets ‘trick or treating’ dressed as ghouls and scary monsters. It’s that time of year when our imaginations run riot and we scare ourselves silly with thoughts of vampires, werewolves and zombies, […]
Why Seahorses Are Peculiar but Very Interesting Pets One of the most popular and well-recognized fishes in the sea are seahorses. This is primarily because of their physical features. They are indeed the most peculiar and different-looking fish in the entire marine world. And if you are interested in setting up a seahorse stable, then […]
How to Select Water for Your Aquarium Of course, the most important of all things in the aquarium is the water. Lincolnshire water is renowned for its high nitrate levels. What kind of water should you use, then? There is a lot of water treatments available out there and as such, different types of water […]
Understanding the Red 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, it is […]
With its many fin and color variations, there is no wonder that Angelfish are easily recognized by a lot of aquarists. One good thing is that, because there are many different kinds of Angel Fish, having a tank with assorted angelfish will certainly be nice to view. They are calm, slow moving fishes that are […]
Lionfish: Why Beauty Can Be Dangerous If you have seen a lionfish, you will perhaps be enchanted by its very interesting features. It has spines and wonderful colors that make them really attractive. However, only a few people know that these spines are very dangerous. They carry poison in them that could definitely harm you […]
This is one of the coral tanks in our shop. It holds various different corals including: favias, favites, cloves, pussy corals, xenias, toadstools, mushrooms, asparagus tips.
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. First off, your aquarium […]
The Harlequin Seabass is a handsome and hardy specimen, suited for all sizes of reef aquarium. The Harlequin Seabass will grow to a maximum length of 3.9 inches (10cm). Range: tropical western atlantic. This fish will eat meaty foods including brineshrimp, mysis shrimp.
There are a few things that you need to consider when you are buying fish food. Without this knowledge, you might be feeding the wrong food to your fish and this can cause health- problems soon. We will go straight to the heart of these things that you need to know. First, you need to […]