Category Archives: Fish Facts


19 Simple Fun Facts about Fish and Aquarium Living

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Sep 2018

19 Simple Fun Facts about Fish and Aquarium Living

Think you know a lot about those fish in your aquarium and fish in the wild? Because there are so many species of fish and their characteristics vary so widely, there’s a good chance there are a whole lot of fun facts about fish and aquarium living that you’re missing. Consider these fun facts about fish for starters: 1. Goldfish have teeth at the back…

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Loving the Life: How to Tell if Your Fish are Happy

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Aug 2018

Loving the Life: How to Tell if Your Fish are Happy

Your fish don’t smile, even though you could swear they smile once they see you. They don’t laugh, even though you wish you could hear them if they did. So how do you tell if your fish are happy? Just like being able to identify whether your fish are friends or foes in that tank, it’s really a matter of knowing the behavior of your…

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How to Tell if Your Fish are Playing or Fighting

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Aug 2018

How to Tell if Your Fish are Playing or Fighting

As you admire the fish in your tank, you regularly see one fish chasing after another one. The one in the front seems to be swimming away as quickly as possible … and then all of a sudden, the chase is over and they all calm down. What’s going on here? Are they playing or fighting? And which one won? From your perspective, it probably…

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How Old Are They? How to Identify the Age of Fish

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Aug 2018

How Old Are They? How to Identify the Age of Fish

OK so you can clearly tell how old humans, dogs, and cats are. There are plenty of signs – some of which we try to fight off with every fiber of our being. Fish, though, don’t have the same telltale characteristics, so how do you identify the age of fish as they get older? Do you have great-grandparents in your aquarium, or are they still…

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Ever Want to Own a Shark? Here are the Best Sharks for a Home Aquarium

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Aug 2017

Ever Want to Own a Shark? Here are the Best Sharks for a Home Aquarium

When we think of a shark, we think of “Jaws,” dangerous teeth, enormous creatures and powerful oceans. Well that’s only part of the story. Realistically, there are hundreds of different types of sharks, some of which you can even have as pets. The best sharks for a home aquarium would provide your family with plenty of enjoyment and probably some excited, “What? You have a…

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6 of the Best Nano Saltwater Fish for your Nano Tank

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Jul 2017

6 of the Best Nano Saltwater Fish for your Nano Tank

Choosing the best nano saltwater fish for your nano tank might be one of the few times in your life that you’ll be glad to be facing tough decisions. They’re all so beautiful that you’ll probably want them all. We feel the same way. But first, if you’re new to owning an aquarium, you’ll need to start with some pointers about how to choose the…

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Some Cool Facts About Fish that You Didn’t Know

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Jan 2015

Some Cool Facts About Fish that You Didn’t Know

I thought I would pass along some interesting facts that fish tank owners may not be aware of or have any ideas about the ‘why’ or ‘why not.’ How do fish sleep? I know that most tank owners create an ambience with lighting so that at some point, it is low and/or diffused, that allows fish to rest. Since fish do not have ‘eyelids’ like…

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