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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 ...

Spotlight Fish: Tropical Fish

Spotlight Fish: Tropical Fish

Among the most common type of fish people keep are freshwater tropical fish of any given species – Cichlids, Guppies, Barbs, Tetras, Plecos, Livebearers, Bettas, and Gouramis are just a few of the many tropical fish that make great additions to a freshwater tank. Despite the necessity for warmer w ...

Feature Product: POND ALGAEFIX™

Feature Product: POND ALGAEFIX™

As a pond owner, one thing you’ll have to stay on top of is algae growth, which can become rampant and overwhelming if left untreated. In order to maintain clean and clear water conditions for a beautiful pond environment, you’ll need to treat your water properly when you notice algae blooms, an ...

Spotlight Fish: Pond Fish

Spotlight Fish: Pond Fish

A scenic pond or water garden makes a beautiful addition to a backyard, and can be even more rewarding with the addition of unique and vibrant pond fish. Pond fish will add an exciting dimension to your pond environment, and are generally tough, making them easy to keep with the proper care. It’s ...

Myth Busters: The Truth about Bettas

Myth Busters: The Truth about Bettas

There is a common misconception that when keeping Bettas, they must be isolated from other fish because of their aggressive nature, and should not be kept in community aquariums. Bettas can, in fact, coexist with other freshwater fish, and make vibrant additions to community tanks when kept with the ...