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4 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Aquarium Month

4 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Aquarium Month

June is National Aquarium Month, and we at API® are welcoming the warm weather and honoring the theme of this month with a list of fish-friendly activities to help you celebrate! VISIT YOUR LOCAL AQUARIUMNo matter where you’re located, odds are, you’re not too far from an aquarium! Aquariums a ...

Troubleshooting for Green & Cloudy Water

Troubleshooting for Green & Cloudy Water

Have you been struggling with green or discoloured aquarium water? Maybe you’ve tested your parameters and they appear to fall within the correct ranges. If this is the case, the good news is that this green water is likely harmless to your aquarium inhabitants. However, green or murky water is ce ...

Caring for Sick Fish

Caring for Sick Fish

Just like humans, fish can be susceptible to disease. Bacteria and parasites are contagious among fish that share an aquarium, and diseases can also stem from poor water conditions. So how do you know if your fish is sick, and how do you determine the proper remedies for its condition? Learning to r ...

The Benefits of Owning an Aquarium

The Benefits of Owning an Aquarium

Aquariums make a tranquil and beautiful addition to any home, and come in all shapes, sizes, and types, so that you can place it, design it, and decorate it exactly the way you’ve envisioned. All aquariums are personalized in a variety of different ways, from aquarium material, to ornaments, to fi ...

Routine Aquarium Care

Routine Aquarium Care

Since your aquarium is essentially its own ecosystem, you’ll need to perform some simple maintenance to keep it clean and healthy for your fish! Over time, uneaten food and waste will begin to accumulate in your aquarium, which can contribute to a spike in water parameters. To keep harmful levels ...

Feature Product: POND-ZYME™ SLUDGE DESTROYER™

Feature Product: POND-ZYME™ SLUDGE DESTROYER™

Ponds make beautiful, tranquil additions to your backyard or outdoor space, and API makes maintenance of clean and clear water easier than ever with API® POND ZYME SLUDGE DESTROYER, which quickly eliminates pollutants and restores healthy pond conditions using natural bacteria and barley.We underst ...

Spotlight Fish: Bottom Feeder Fish

Spotlight Fish: Bottom Feeder Fish

A popular fish type that many people stock their aquariums with are Bottom Feeder -- or bottom-dwelling -- fish, which include loaches, Plecostomus (or Plecos), Cory catfish (Cory cats), Otocinclus catfish, crayfish, freshwater shrimp, and snails. Aside from being easy to care for, Bottom Feeders ar ...