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The Corydoras Catfish

May 22nd, 2013 (No Comments)

They are a fish that naturally swims in schools and therefore, are best kept in groups three is a good number. They are bottom dwellers and will happily spend their time keeping the bottom of the aquarium clean while they search for food. Corydoras are very peaceful and undemanding. There are many types available which […]

Run rabbit, run!

May 22nd, 2013 (No Comments)

The Fellside is a hexagonal run with a detachable mesh top – it’s great value at only £30.70. The Sandford is a square run with a fixed metal roof, it has large opening door panels for access – it measures 120cm x 120cm x 60cm and costs only £49.99. The Appleby run is a larger […]

Pond Plant Care

May 22nd, 2013 (No Comments)

Choose a plastic mesh basket that will allow your plant room to grow, some large established plants may need to be divided into a smaller more manageable size. Next line your pot with a hessian liner, then pot your plant using aquatic compost, this is a quality weighted compost that promotes root growth thus encouraging […]

The Bosemani Rainbow

May 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

They are a peaceful and active schooling fish. They will grow to 8-10 cm and require a tank size of at least 90 cm  Ideal water conditions would be a ph of 7 and a gh of 8-15 degrees. Tropical flake food is widely accepted, although they will benefit from the addition of live food. Tetra […]

Pond Fish

May 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

We are sure that you will agree that these are stunning fish. We have a great range, with koi starting at 3 inches upwards, offering our usual top quality and fantastic value prices too!

Quality Marine Water

May 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

Matrix Matrix is a highly porous media designed to provide exceptionally efficient bio filtration for single site removal of ammonia, nitrite and nitrate from freshwater or marine aquaria. Each litre of Matrix provides over 160000cm2 of surface, equivalent to over 40 litres of typical “plastic ball media”. de*nitrate de*nitrate removes nitrates, nitrites, ammonia and organics from both freshwater and marine water. […]

Toys for Dogs

May 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

Many dogs and their natural instincts will help you to select toys to their liking, many Terriers enjoy squeaky toys as this replicates their instincts to hunt, whilst some Toy breeds find soft toys a comfort, larger powerful breeds need toys that can withstand their desire to chew. Balls and Raggers are always popular for […]

Treating Marine White Spot

May 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

Fish Only In a fish only aquarium  the treatment for white spot or oodinium is a copper based cure like Cupramine, this is a very effective cure and is easy to use. It does have one drawback and that is that once used it will then prevent the introduction of any invertebrates into the aquarium as it […]

Aquarium Lighting

May 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

You may even consider changing your lighting to the new style led lighting, while the initial expense may seem high, the fact that no replacement tubes for ten years and the lower running costs may be much more appealing. So come and see us when it’s time replace your lights – and if they don’t need replacing […]

Hamster Care in Winter

May 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

If we are at work is the heating on? Also at night temperatures will drop if the heating is off and we are snuggled up in bed – this is the danger point with our pet hamster. The remedy is quite simple more bedding, give them a selection with a choice of fluffy bedding, paper wool […]