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The Right Aquarium for You

The Right Aquarium for You

Setting up a new fish tank in your home is exciting! If this is your first time purchasing and setting up an aquarium, you may be wondering what the most important factors are in choosing the appropriate tank for you. Let's start with the basics: TANK TYPEAlthough it may sound counter-intuitive, th ...

Feeding Your Fish

Feeding Your Fish

Feeding fish is a fun and rewarding experience, and nothing is more important for fish health and growth than the food they eat. Of course, you’ll need to select a high quality fish food to ensure your fish get the necessary nutrients, but what should you look for in a fish food formula? And how d ...

Spotlight Fish: Goldfish

Spotlight Fish: Goldfish

Goldfish are among the most popular of household fish. In fact, it has been stated that goldfish tend to be the first fish for aquarium owners. Most goldfish are hardy and easily kept. With many color, shape, and size variations, your goldfish will be a unique and beautiful addition to your home. Ch ...

Diagnosing Your Fish and Treating with API Fish Remedies

Diagnosing Your Fish and Treating with API Fish Remedies

If your fish is exhibiting signs of illness, it’s important to diagnose the type of disease accurately in order to provide effective treatment. There are four categories of infection your fish may contract: • Bacterial• Parasitic• Fungal• Viral The first three can be treated with medicati ...

Feature Product: FRESHWATER MASTER TEST KIT

Feature Product: FRESHWATER MASTER TEST KIT

With so many aquarium testing products out there, you might wonder: what makes the API® FRESHWATER MASTER TEST KIT unique? Today, we’re going to show why our customers are so successful with their aquariums using our best-selling test kit. The FRESHWATER MASTER TEST KIT comes with 4 test tubes an ...

Routine Aquarium Care

Routine Aquarium Care

Since your aquarium is essentially its own ecosystem, you’ll need to perform some simple maintenance to keep it clean and healthy for your fish! Over time, uneaten food and waste will begin to accumulate in your aquarium, which can contribute to a spike in water parameters. To keep harmful levels ...

Pond Springtime Start-Up

Pond Springtime Start-Up

An ornamental or garden pond is beautiful, and will add an element of unique tranquility to your backyard. To thoroughly enjoy your pond season, proper pond care when starting out is important for a low-maintenance pond season and a flourishing, healthy pond ecosystem. Whether filling a new pond or ...

Filtration for Your Aquarium

Filtration for Your Aquarium

Filtration is one of the most important factors to consider in starting an aquarium, as a good filter will keep your water clean, clear, and healthy for your fish. Filters come in all different sizes to accommodate different aquariums, so there is not necessarily a “right” or “wrong” filter ...