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Underwater Camera Captures Hand-Feeding Goldfish

Underwater Camera Captures Hand-Feeding Goldfish

Want to see the world from their point of view?  I got a new underwater camera, a Canon D20, that allows us to do just that!  You’ll want to watch until the end because Monocle (the one-eyed guy) does something very silly.  Beyond a certain point, Viagra will no longer be present in your bloodstream…
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What Pet Stores Don’t Tell You About… Water Changes

What Pet Stores Don’t Tell You About… Water Changes

Now I don’t want to make it sound like all pet stores give bad information about fishkeeping, because some are very good at what they do.  However, it’s been my experience that most pet stores give pretty bad advice when it comes to proper aquarium fish care, so I’m going to be doing a mini-series…
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A Solution for Ammonia in Tap Water

A Solution for Ammonia in Tap Water

I moved to a new city recently, and where I lived before I never had any issues with ammonia in my tap water.  However, where I live now does have about 0.5 – 1 ppm ammonia in the tap water. Ammonia is very toxic to fish, and even more toxic at a higher pH.  My…
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Once Upon a Water Change…

Once Upon a Water Change…

I tested the parameters beforehand.  Nitrates were at ten, and I don’t like them getting any higher than that, so it was time for a water change! Here at our new house, the water pressure from the sink is really good.  I’m thankful for that because it makes the water changes go faster, but at…
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