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Fish Learning Fridays | Understanding Filtration

Fish Learning Fridays | Understanding Filtration

Understanding filtration and components of filtration are important step in the fishkeeping hobby steps! This lesson plan provides information about the importance of filtration with an in-depth look into mechanical, chemical and biological filtration.  Filtration is an important part of a clos ...

API® brand launches its first ever streaming television spot!

API® brand launches its first ever streaming television spot!

We’re excited to announce that the API® brand is launching its first ever television commercial called “Bring it Home!”. The 30 second spot shows how a young boy is marveled by the grandeur of a large public aquarium and then goes home and together, with his father, they build their very own ...

Fish Learning Fridays | Aquarium Gravel Types

Fish Learning Fridays | Aquarium Gravel Types

Decorating and designing your aquarium is an exciting part of the fishkeeping adventure. Dive into the lesson below to learn about the different types of gravel available and why they’re important.This lesson plan provides how to determine the amount and suggestions for determining the best type o ...

Fish Learning Fridays | Understanding Fish Mouth Types

Fish Learning Fridays | Understanding Fish Mouth Types

We’re back with another fun, educational lesson geared towards learning more about different types of fish and their eating habits.Did you know that fish can have different mouth shapes and positions? This lesson plan provides a basic understanding of those differences and describes how the positi ...

Fish Learning Fridays | DIY Fish Holiday Ornament

Fish Learning Fridays | DIY Fish Holiday Ornament

‘Tis the season! Perfect timing for a DIY fish holiday ornament. Great for all age levels (with help from parents/adult supervision) and a perfect craft to do with the whole family!Materials list includes:Plastic or glass clear circle ornament(s)Thin ribbon or twine of your choosingSmall bag of gr ...

Fish Learning Fridays | Fall Fish Leaf Craft

Fish Learning Fridays | Fall Fish Leaf Craft

Happy Fall! With the crisp air and leaves changing colour, why not create a fun, fish leaf project. Great for all age levels and a perfect craft to do with the whole family!You’ll want to first start by gearing up for a fun stroll through the park, neighborhood, or even your backyard. While on the ...

Fish Learning Fridays | Planted Tank Set Up

Fish Learning Fridays | Planted Tank Set Up

Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you another lesson all about aquarium plants and a guide to setting up your very own planted tank! This lesson plan provides details on how to easily setup and maintain a planted aquarium ecosystem. A properly planted aquarium is one-step closer to a ...

The Nitrogen Cycle | Keeping Your Aquarium Healthy

The Nitrogen Cycle | Keeping Your Aquarium Healthy

Do you ever wonder how your fish survive in your aquarium? One of the most important factors that determine whether your fish will live long, healthy lives is the way you understand and establish the Nitrogen Cycle in your tank.The Nitrogen Cycle includes several phases, all of which are vital to th ...