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1-Gallon Fish Tanks

Choose the Best Fishies For Your 1 Gallon Tank

As a beginner, it’s understandable if you want to start small with a 1-gallon tank to keep suitable fish. But, a gallon is never enough for any fish, even the tiniest ones, to have a consistently healthy life. While some expert aquarists may succeed

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Stressed Betta Fish

How to Help a Stressed Betta Fish?

Betta fish are beloved for their beauty and relatively low maintenance requirements. However, these stunning creatures can experience stress, leading to health issues and decreased lifespan. As a responsible pet owner, it’s essential to understand how to help a stressed betta fish.  Through this

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Betta Fish

Betta Fish Swimming Sideways: Treatments & Reasons

Illustrating a dazzling array of splendid colors, Betta, or the Siamese Fighting fish, are intelligent creatures that inhabit the slow-moving waters of Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Vietnam.  However, the Bettas living in the artificial waters result from selective aesthetics-based breeding. Like any living thing,

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Is Holding or Touching an Axolotl okay?

Sometimes called “water dogs”, the always-grinning Axolotls are native to the lakes of Xochimilco and Chalco in central Mexico. They’re critically endangered in the wild due to habitat loss and invasive species introduction but remain populous in artificial waters.  Touching an Axolotl has always

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Koi Fish

Koi Fish – What do they eat?

Bred from colorful carp species in early 19th century Japan, Koi are considered a sign of good fortune and health. Koi are mostly found captive in outdoor ponds and larger indoor aquariums. Despite being a pretty resilient species, Koi have specific nutritional requirements that

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Snail Lifespan

Snail Lifespan – How long do Snails Live?

Overrunning the habitats and keeping your tank tidy, aquarium snails come in various shapes and sizes. As a new snail keeper, it’s understandable if you have questions regarding how long your snails will live and how you can offer them a longer lifespan in

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