If you haven't read my full biography, you might not know that I currently can't keep most pets. Yep. My significant other and child are both deathly allergic to all things furry or feathery or that require any sort of bedding. I do have hopes of keeping pets again in the future, but our living situation … Continue reading 6 Important Betta Care Tips
You signed the paperwork, now your family is moving. With all the other crazy stuff you have to get done, moving an aquarium tops the list. After all, you know how to put pots and pans in a box. A box of water, on the other hand...a little bit challenging! I'm going to walk you … Continue reading Moving an Aquarium: Step-by-Step Guide
When, as humans, we think about disasters and preparedness, we think first about ourselves and our families. Often we include our pets as part of our family, but sometimes smaller pets are forgotten. Small pets evacuate easily, but evacuating with pets requires care and diligence. Evacuating with Rodents Rodents typically evacuate very easily. Most rodents … Continue reading Disaster Planning: Evacuating With Small Pets
Bettas are perhaps one of the most beautiful fish kept in captivity. Breeders developed millions of color combinations, with long and flowing fins. The betta survives well in captivity, and the fish are remarkably intelligent for fish. These fish require basic care, but perform very well as the first fish for a family. Read on … Continue reading How to Care for a Betta (Siamese Fighting Fish)
Many families enter the pet-ownership circle with an aquarium. After all, fish are inexpensive and easy to replace, and once established do not require daily attention. Setting up an aquarium properly can prove difficult, and attention to detail can make the difference between live and dead fish. However, the sense of accomplishment in setting up a mini-ecosystem and relaxing entertainment make aquariums well worth the effort.