Freshwater

Friday Photospread: MASNA's Aquatic Expo, 2022

We look back at the first-ever Aquatic Expo, hosted by the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America. The convention and show was held in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 2-3, 2022. The event was unique for MASNA in that it sought to include the freshwater side of the aquarium hobby.

22 Apr 1:20 PM 1 Read More...

Friday Photospread: Aquatics at Global Pet Expo, 2022

Since the 2020 Global Pet Expo was the last aquatic event we attended before the COVID-19 Pandemic set in, it seems only fitting that the 2022 Global Pet Expo would be the first event that we attended in this post-vaccination world we now live in. What follows is a pictorial look at some of the aquatics-related highlights, as captured through the lens of Alex Rose.

22 Apr 11:41 AM 0 Read More...

Aqueon's New Aquarium Model: The 60-gallon Breeder

We first encountered Aqueon’s new 60-gallon breeder aquarium at MASNA’s Aquatic Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. Seeing the aquarium, it was a bit of a “Why didn’t they make that sooner?!” type moment.

22 Apr 3:11 AM 1 Read More...

Florida Tropical Fish Farms Generate $172 Million For Florida Economy in 2021

Through a first-of-its-kind survey, UF/IFAS has shown that tropical fish farmers bring over $172 million in sales to Florida’s economy in 2021.

16 Apr 2:06 AM 0 Read More...

Conference Committee Members Chosen to Reconcile Bills That Contain Threat to Pets 

Congress announced the Members who will sit on the Conference Committee to reconcile the differences between H.R.4521 (COMPETES) and S.1260 (USICA). This brings the House version of the COMPETES Act, which contains a section with amendments to the Lacey Act that would cause harm to pet businesses and pet owners alike, one step closer to enactment.

14 Apr 11:48 AM 0 Read More...