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The Common Pleco – Should You Buy One?

tobiaseigen Almost all fishkeepers have heard of the Pleco but they are also known for growing rather large. Steven Caller, Editor of Aquarist Magazine takes a look at whether the Pleco is suitable for your tank. The Pleco, more technically … Continue reading

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How to move a Tank

By Matt (aka kingborris) I am writing this article based on moving the average tank of approximately 20 UK gallons running with an internal filter. I know many people have larger tanks, but as far as I can see the … Continue reading

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London Aquarium 10

  In the entire building, there were only two Discus’s there. Just two, I was disappointed. I think you can just see one, in the top left area, behind the reeds. There were Neons in the tank as well.

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London Aquarium 9

Ahh, the Jungle massive, or whatever. You could walk right up to the tank, even dip your fingers in if you wanted to. Not that I did of course.

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London Aquarium 8

Now this was a popular tank. I was waiting to see the piranha lunchtime, unfortunately I never saw such a spectacle.

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London Aquarium 7

  The Lionfish. Looks more like a cross between a Zebra/Fish/Spider than a Lion.

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London Aquarium 6

Coral reef. There were many marine tanks, with some great species.

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London Aquarium 5

Another biggie. This particular tank was labelled the “Fish Rescue”. This is because people have bought a Catfish or other specie of fish, and then has become too big, and then given to the London aquarium. Honest – people have … Continue reading

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London Aquarium 4

  In my first aquarium, I was impressed by the size of the Dwarf Gourami, they dwarveds my Guppies and Neons, literally……gulp!!

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London Aquarium 3

Wow, Speilberg eat your heart out. These are Coral reef sharks, as I remember, and have attacked man in the past (Info from “Discovery channel”). They go right up to the window, and then veer away. Pity the shark didn’t … Continue reading

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