AMAZONAS - Matt Pedersen

Tropical Fish Enamel Pins to Benefit International Rivers

This handsome set of 5 enamel pins from Streamlined Sparkles showcases five iconic tropical freshwater aquarium species, and has arrived just in time for last-minute holiday gift-giving with a great conservation side-benefit.

10 Dec 1:15 AM 0 Read More...

Scientists Describe Two New Licorice Gouramis

Researchers have described two new Critically Endangered species of Parosphromenus, a genus of small anabantoids collectively known as licorice gouramis in the aquarium hobby, from Bangka Island and Kalimantan in Indonesia.

03 Nov 1:21 PM 1 Read More...

Video: Tour Spencer Jack's aFISHionaos

What lurks behind the doors at aFISHionados in Manitoba province, Canada? Aquarist Chris Biggs brings you inside the aquarium fish wholesaler and distributor to tour a clean and efficiently designed commercial fishroom.

21 Oct 1:49 PM 0 Read More...

Winnipeg Considers Banning Many Aquarium Fish (and many other pets, too!)

Winnipeg, Canada has announced a sweeping series of proposed rules that, if enacted, would ban the ownership of many types of aquarium life (both fish and invertebrates) along with many other pets under the City’s Responsible Pet Ownership By-Law. Such a ban would set the tone for similar bans elsewhere.

25 Aug 11:16 AM 2 Read More...

How Did Winnipeg's Aquarists Wind Up In The Crosshairs?

Pet owners are faced with a growing legion of anti-pet animal rights organizations that push false information as fact, and attempt to paint false narratives to push an agenda on the uninformed, often through legislation as we’re seeing here.

25 Aug 11:10 AM 5 Read More...