Freshwater

The End of Aquariums?

A bill now working its way through the United States Congress would effectively end the keeping of non-native species in home aquariums.

13 Apr 11:25 AM 0 Read More...

Eye-Droop in Arowana and Arapaima gigas

Jay Hemdal examine an affliction of fish seen mainly in public aquariums (and a few larger home aquariums); “eye-droop” in the Osteoglossids.

27 Mar 8:48 PM 0 Read More...

Don't Release Fish Into the Wild!

Specimens of Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus, the vermiculated sailfin pleco, have been collected from South African rivers, so the government of South Africa is considering legislation aimed at controlling invasive organisms, including fish.

03 Mar 11:27 AM 0 Read More...

Maximum Sizes of Fish in Captivity - an Estimation Tool

Many of us use FishBase for their maximum size records…I had a strong feeling that many fish do not grow as large in captivity as they can in the wild.

22 Feb 5:37 PM 0 Read More...

Is Our Hobby In Trouble?

During tough economic times, does the aquarium industry find itself struggling, or flourishing?

07 Jan 1:02 PM 0 Read More...