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Troubleshooting for Green & Cloudy Water

Troubleshooting for Green & Cloudy Water

Have you been struggling with green or discolored aquarium water? Maybe you’ve tested your parameters and they appear to fall within the correct ranges. If this is the case, the good news is that this green water is likely harmless to your aquarium inhabitants. However, green or murky water is cer ...

The Benefits of Owning an Aquarium

The Benefits of Owning an Aquarium

Aquariums make a tranquil and beautiful addition to any home, and come in all shapes, sizes, and types, so that you can place it, design it, and decorate it exactly the way you’ve envisioned. All aquariums are personalized in a variety of different ways, from aquarium material, to ornaments, to fi ...

Feature Product: POND-ZYME™ SLUDGE DESTROYER™

Feature Product: POND-ZYME™ SLUDGE DESTROYER™

Ponds make beautiful, tranquil additions to your backyard or outdoor space, and API makes maintenance of clean and clear water easier than ever with API® POND ZYME SLUDGE DESTROYER, which quickly eliminates pollutants and restores healthy pond conditions using natural bacteria and barley. We unders ...

Spotlight Fish: Bottom Feeder Fish

Spotlight Fish: Bottom Feeder Fish

A popular fish type that many people stock their aquariums with are Bottom Feeder -- or bottom-dwelling -- fish, which include loaches, Plecostomus (or Plecos), Cory catfish (Cory cats), Otocinclus catfish, crayfish, freshwater shrimp, and snails. Aside from being easy to care for, Bottom Feeders ar ...

Feature Product: STRESS COAT™

Feature Product: STRESS COAT™

What if your aquarium tap water conditioner was more than just a dechlorinator? What if it also scientifically worked to improve your fish’s health, regenerate damaged tissue, and soothe and calm stressed fish?Sound too good to be true? It’s not! Enter one of the most beloved and trusted product ...

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 ...

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 i ...

Feature Product: STRESS ZYME™

Feature Product: STRESS ZYME™

When you hear the word “bacteria,” your first reaction or impression might be a negative one. After all, bacteria is typically associated with dirt, sickness, or other poor conditions. When it comes to your aquarium, however, it’s necessary to break out of that mindset, as bacteria actually pl ...