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Aquarium Essentials for First-Time Fish Owners

Aquarium Essentials for First-Time Fish Owners

Fishkeeping is a fascinating, enjoyable, and very hands-on hobby, as it requires more than just feeding your fish and changing the water in your tank every now and again. Proper fish care requires certain aquarium conditions for your fish to thrive, so it is up to you to make your aquarium a healthy ...

The Right Aquarium for You

The Right Aquarium for You

Setting up a new fish tank in your home is exciting! If this is your first time purchasing and setting up an aquarium, you may be wondering what the most important factors are in choosing the appropriate tank for you. Let's start with the basics: TANK TYPEAlthough it may sound counter-intuitive, th ...

Filtration for Your Aquarium

Filtration for Your Aquarium

Filtration is one of the most important factors to consider in starting an aquarium, as a good filter will keep your water clean, clear, and healthy for your fish. Filters come in all different sizes to accommodate different aquariums, so there is not necessarily a “right” or “wrong” filter ...

Myth Busters: The Truth about Bettas

Myth Busters: The Truth about Bettas

There is a common misconception that when keeping Bettas, they must be isolated from other fish because of their aggressive nature, and should not be kept in community aquariums. Bettas can, in fact, coexist with other freshwater fish, and make vibrant additions to community tanks when kept with the ...

Proactive Fish Keeping

Proactive Fish Keeping

Many fish keepers and aquarium hobbyists seek to treat problems once they’ve already occurred, and in some cases, even once they’ve escalated to the point where they are no longer manageable. This is why it’s prudent to maintain a healthy aquarium once you’ve established it. The result will ...

4 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Aquarium Month

4 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Aquarium Month

June is National Aquarium Month, and we at API® are welcoming the warm weather and honoring the theme of this month with a list of fish-friendly activities to help you celebrate! VISIT YOUR LOCAL AQUARIUMNo matter where you’re located, odds are, you’re not too far from an aquarium! Aquariums a ...

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 ...