Category Archives: Fish Facts


Most Popular Bottom Feeders for an Aquarium

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Oct 2018

Most Popular Bottom Feeders for an Aquarium

Creating a natural habitat for your wildlife is one of the most interesting aspects of owning a fish aquarium. In addition to fish, rocks, gravel, plants, and manmade filters, the most ideal fish tank community includes wildlife that would clean the tank in a natural body of water. Fortunately, you have many great options, as some of the top bottom feeders for an aquarium are…

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Aquarium Living: How Fish Sleep

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Oct 2018

Aquarium Living: How Fish Sleep

Most animals need to sleep in some way, shape, or form in order to replenish energy, but how fish sleep is especially fascinating to humans. After all, the fish don’t have beds, they can’t stretch out, they don’t go to a different room for silence, and most don’t even have eyelids! It’s hard to believe they sleep at all, but they do … in their…

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Most Expensive Aquarium Fish: What They Are and What Makes Them So

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Oct 2018

Most Expensive Aquarium Fish: What They Are and What Makes Them So

Do you really want some oohs and aahs from people looking at your fish tank? Try to find one of these babies! But don’t hold your breath for the most expensive aquarium fish, as they are just as rare as they are spectacular. You might have better luck buying the least expensive of the most expensive fish, which are only about, oh, $1,000 to $2,700….

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Can You Add a Frog to a Freshwater Fish Tank?

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Sep 2018

Can You Add a Frog to a Freshwater Fish Tank?

Aren’t frogs cute? They’re so fun to watch – moving their little arms and legs as they’re swimming or just floating peacefully like they don’t have a care in the world. A question we hear often is about whether or not you can add a frog to a freshwater fish tank. The answer is, “Sure, but it might be a bit of a challenge.” If…

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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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