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Beyond the scales and tails: Invertebrates for freshwater tanks. By Mike Tuccinardi

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Beyond the scales and tails: Invertebrates for freshwater tanks. By Mike Tuccinardi

When we set up a home aquarium, it’s almost always intended as a habitat for any number of colorful tropical fish. There’s good reason that “aquarium” and “fish tank” are synonymous. But since the earliest days of the aquarium hobby, fish keepers have been drawn to other animals – besides fish – that inhabit the tropical freshwater lakes and rivers of the world. Today, the aquarium hobbyist has more options than ever before when it comes to non-fish options for their home aquariums, many of which will live peacefully alongside the more popular varieties of community fish. Here’s a look...

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Filtration- By Bill Wymard, Marine Biologist Aquarium Adventure, Columbus Ohio

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Filtration- By Bill Wymard, Marine Biologist Aquarium Adventure, Columbus Ohio

                                         FILTRATION                                   By Bill Wymard, Marine Biologist, Aquarium Adventure   Filtration is the process that allows us to keep fish alive and healthy outside their natural habitat.  It helps clean the water so that the fish can live for extended periods of time without constant aquarium maintenance. Waste products excreted by animals which include ammonia are extremely stressful and life threatening. The primary purpose of filtration is to remove toxic waste products produced by aquarium animals. They work by using a combination of three types of filtration: Mechanical Mechanical filtration is the removal of particulates floating in the water...

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Going on Vacation? What to do With My Fish- by Bill Wymard, Aquarium Adventure

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Going on Vacation? What to do With My Fish- by Bill Wymard, Aquarium Adventure

        FEATURE! …THIS MONTH - VACATIONS                      By Bill Wymard, Marine Biologist, Aquarium Adventure https://aquariumadventurecolumbus.com              It’s that time of year, summer, warm weather, schools out and the family is packing up headed for vacation. Mail and newspapers are getting picked up by neighbors; the grass is cut and lights in the house are on timers for that “lived in” look. All that is left are the fish and the aquarium---what to do?  In most cases the fish in the aquarium will be just fine, especially a “well established” aquarium that has been up and running for a...

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Aquarium Adventure. Among my favorite aquarium superstores

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Aquarium Adventure. Among my favorite aquarium superstores

Located in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio, Aquarium Adventure Super Store is not only a great place to find Aquatop products. It really is an adventure. Whether you're into Freshwater, Marine, Reef, Planted Tanks or Ponds, Aquarium Adventure has what you need and the trained staff to make sure that you are successful. https://aquariumadventurecolumbus.com Check out some of their articles on fish keeping written by Bill Wymard, Marine Biologist. Here's an example: Feeding Fish  Print  Email It’s been said that keeping an aquarium provides relaxation. There have been scientific studies done that show looking at an aquarium lowers blood pressure...

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Should I Buy Aquatop Products On The Internet?

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Aquatop products are sold through Specialty Pet Retailers and a select group of authorized on-line resellers. All Aquatop products purchased in-store from a Specialty Pet Retailer qualify for full Aquatop warranty coverage & support. On-line purchases from any source not listed as an "Authorized On-Line Reseller" will not be covered by Aquatop's warranty. Be aware that a high rate of concealed damages (especially glass heaters and filters with UV) from unauthorized sellers have been reported due to shipping. Aquatop authorized on-line resellers meet Aquatop's standard for shipping these products to ensure proper delivery. See https://www.aquatop.com/pages/authorized-online-dealers for more information.

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