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Discover the 3 best shoaling fish for your Aquarium!

Imagine a brightly lit aquarium, lined with platoons of  luminous green plants proudly guarding  a centerpiece of algae and moss-clad bogwood. Around it, small shoals of Corydoras catfish zip across the sand, Elegant cichlids, intricately marked, pick their way through groupings of plants while tiny ottos hang on to the …

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Discus Breeding 101

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A gentle giant, the intricately patterned discus has been bred into a variety of colours, stains and patterns. In recent years, its popularity has soared. However, these kings of the aquarium remain shadowed in mystery and myths which often discourage fishkeepers from keeping these world-renowned beauties. Ever fewer fishkeepers have …

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5 ways to make money from fishkeeping

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“ If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life”. This is a rather famous quote attributed to many authors and a dream that many strive to achieve. Considering that most people spend over 25% of their waking hours at work, it may be one …

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Are you getting the best out of your dollars?

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Silver Dollars should be bold and bright, commanding whatever space they are occupying. Yet, it is a common sight to see tanks full of skittish fish, destined to never really shine. An exception to this pattern was a group of specimens I encountered  during my stint in Aquatic retail. These Dollars were …

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Senseless about Serpae Tetras

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Time and time again fishkeepers keep stocking their stunning tanks with neon or rummynose tetras. Yet, for those willing to try something a little bit different, serpae tetras might just be the fish your looking for… The Hyphessobrycon eques pops up almost everywhere in South America. They have adpated themselves …

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Is fishkeeping the ideal hobby for you?

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Why keep tropical fish? A question which may be proposed by many not yet acquainted with the rewards and benefits of maintaining a thriving aquarium. In the modern world, social media, long working hours and endless commutes are forcing people to seek small points of relaxation were they can retreat …

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