Hurricane Preparations for Aquariums and Ponds

As the massive Hurricane Matthew approaches South Florida, I just wanted to reach out to everyone and wish you the best in preparation for the next few days. I know we have customers from the Keys to West Palm Beach (and even Orlando) and everywhere in between, and it looks like this huge storm is … Read more

Build Your Own Pond (On A Budget)

One of the best things about living in South Florida is that any time of the year is nice to be outside. Barbeques with friends gathered in the back yard is a nearly every weekend plan, and with the beautiful weather, why wouldn’t it be? While the backyard may not be the focus of such … Read more

How To Set Up a New Aquarium

Tank First, you’ll need to acquire your desired new aquarium. Tanks come in various styles, such as traditional rectangles, or more elegant hexagonal and bow front, and gallon sizes, ranging anywhere from one to well over 500 gallons.  If you are looking for a new tank, we recommend shopping the ads for the big box … Read more

Keeping Angelfish

Overview: Angelfish are a favorite of many freshwater fish keepers, and for good reason, too!  There are over 30 different varieties of Angelfish available, ranging in colors and sizes and lengths of fins.  They are a pretty hardy fish and can deal with a variety of water conditions and are even fairly easy to breed … Read more

Guide to Aquatic Plants

Overview: Keeping a heavily planted tank is not a new idea, but it is becoming more and more popular recently as the amount of varieties of live aquatic plants has increased and care for them has become easier.  While many aquarium keepers focus on the fish as the centerpiece for their tank, having a healthy … Read more

Pond Aeration

Overview: Almost everyone knows that fish need oxygen in order to survive, but knowing how much they need and how to provide it for them can often get confusing.  Here’s some tips on how to make sure your pond aeration is at its ideal levels. Aeration Process: The importance of water circulation comes not only … Read more