It’s the pond season and what better way to celebrate it than with some of the many
They may be a very different shape to their ancestors but fancy goldfish such as this Red and White Telescope Eye (Carassius auratus) at Swindon North still feel the urges of spring and develop the same ‘spawning rash’ on the gill covers as seen in outdoor types. If your indoor goldfish are chasing each other around, this male
Pond plants are one of the things to gladden the heart whatever the weather at this time of year and are full of lush, green promise. Free of most of the pitfalls of transplanting shock thanks to their love of water, watch that water lilies aren’t placed too deeply in the pond at first, as the plant needs to have dry leaves on the surface in order to breathe. Lowering the plant gradually as the leaves develop takes care of this. This was just part of the offering at our Cwmbran store.
A recent visit to Bold Heath was a chance to see one of the most parasite-prone marine fishes in the hobby testing the skills of the staff there. Powder blue tangs (Acanthurus
Some fishes are so familiar that they’re overlooked and I often think that some of the species that are approaching the century mark would cause a real stir if newly discovered. It doesn’t help if these species tend to lack colour in stock tanks and looking at these Lemon tetras (Hyphessobrycon
I’ve talked about Paradise fish (Macropodus
The coming of Easter means it’s time for things to wake up in the spring garden and this month sees sunny days win over cold nights. In response, fish and aquatic wildlife become more active and plants start growing and flowering. With the current shenanigans taking place, it’s good to know that the water garden can absorb all the time you can give it…