Seahorses are graceful, intriguing creatures. They are also often misunderstood. No long ago conventional wisdom held that seahorses could not be kept in captivity of they would die. However, over the years that opinion has changed as evidence to the contrary has mounted. Nowadays people’s opinion on keeping seahorses has changed. The common belief now is that while it can be difficult, it is possible to raise seahorses in captivity. But calling keeping seahorses challenging is an understatement. These creatures are very sensitive and can quickly die if the conditions under which they are kept… Read Article →

Dr. Sid Solomon, a Los Angeles-area dentist, understands the importance of making patients feel comfortable and entirely at home as they await their appointment, which is why he has become something of an advocate for the addition of a well-maintained saltwater aquarium for both waiting rooms as well as all manner of office spaces. The key, of course, is that these aquariums are properly cared for and that office personnel feel invested in its maintenance so that the inhabitants of the aquarium are able to thrive in their new home. Obviously, aquariums selected for waiting… Read Article →

Koi ponds can be a fun and elegant design feature to be added to any backyard, particularly when the pond is built in such a way that plenty of fish can be included along with a variety of plants, flowers and even a waterfall or fountain spout. Nancy Behrman understands just as well as anyone that a koi pond must be structured in the most appropriate manner right from the start, otherwise a point of backyard interest can quickly become a frustrating chore. The key, according to Nancy Behrman, is to ensure the pond is… Read Article →

This review was provided by Halden Zimmermann. Whenever I speak with someone who has a freshwater aquarium but has never tried a saltwater tank, I always ask if they’d mind explaining why. In almost every circumstance, the response has to do with the time they would have to spend maintaining the tank along with a statement of concern that they may not possess the skill or knowledge necessary to keep a saltwater aquarium thriving in the way it should. I remember thinking in this way at one point long ago, but after seeing the beautifully… Read Article →

There are many reasons why aquarium enthusiasts put so much time and effort into caring for an aquarium, and having the opportunity to showcase some of the most beautiful and unique marine specimen certainly ranks close to the top of any list. While experienced fish tank enthusiasts rarely lack the confidence to include the rarest and most unique of marine life in their freshwater or saltwater tanks, others may be a bit hesitant to add seahorses or any other specimen that requires a greater degree of care. Kareem Elsirafy was once among those who felt… Read Article →

Ask the owner of any pet — it could be a dog or a cat, a fish or bird, or even some kind of reptile or rodent — if they believe that their pet is an integral part of the family, and the answer will almost always be in the affirmative. Many of those same pet owners will also be happy to add that not only is their pet a valued family member, but it is a near-equal contributor to the household. While pets require regular veterinary care and must be fed and properly looked… Read Article →

Fish, despite their small brains and similar appearance to others like them much like us with random look alikes in the world, can be highly intelligent to the point you might be surprised. ichthyologist Parviz Khosrowyar is nearly famous around the Miami Beach area. The different species of fish and availability of them is the reason why he chose to settle down in Miami Beach. “Fish aren’t nearly as stupid as we think they are,” says Praviz. “Many are very smart and they work together in their own community.” he continued.  Parviz Khosrowyar has been studying fish… Read Article →

Most veteran saltwater tank enthusiasts are quite aware of the importance of providing all of the inhabitants of their tank with the nutrition they need to thrive in a contained environment. There is a significant difference between feeding a fish-only tank and feeding a saltwater coral reef tank, and this difference is one that must be accounted for on a regular basis. Through Reefs2Go.com, the live food that is necessary for enriching a saltwater tank with the most ideal nutrients is possible, and it does not require being subjected to the whims of the limited… Read Article →

Some rabid fish fans are crazy about their aquariums.  They have let their hobby take over their lives.  The fish are in massive tanks that dominate there living space.  They spend huge amounts of money on fish every year.  The fish for pets business is thriving because of the kind of people.  How about those gold fish at the fair.  Do they have a chance to have a life in one of those amazing tanks?   Most will not.  Most of those gold fish will live of their short lives in the tiny fish bowl from… Read Article →

There are times in our lives that we have to fish or cut bait.  The important decisions that we make as we go through this life are critical to our path.  One wrong choice can forever alter you future for the good or bad.  Getting married is a life altering decision that can be good or bad depending on the path.  If you want to move forward with a good path then you will need to be vested in the decisions you make.  Not all paths will pan out.  the best way to lead your… Read Article →

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