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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 ...

Feature Product: STRESS COAT™

Feature Product: STRESS COAT™

What if your aquarium tap water conditioner was more than just a dechlorinator? What if it also scientifically worked to improve your fish’s health, regenerate damaged tissue, and soothe and calm stressed fish? Sound too good to be true? It’s not! Enter one of the most beloved and trusted produc ...

The Ultimate API Holiday Gift Guide

The Ultimate API Holiday Gift Guide

Know any fish enthusiasts? Do you have a friend or a family member who loves aquatics or you think might enjoy the hobby? With the holidays right around the corner, we’re here to help you pick the perfect gifts for the fish keeper(s) in your life!API® has all the bases covered with its extensive ...

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 ...

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Feature Product: STRESS ZYME™

When you hear the word “bacteria,” your first reaction or impression might be a negative one. After all, bacteria is typically associated with dirt, sickness, or other poor conditions. When it comes to your aquarium, however, it’s necessary to break out of that mindset, as bacteria actually pl ...