• Practical Fishkeeping

    Every so often there are fishkeeping myths that emerge, and they can prevail, kept alive as ‘folk wisdom’ and regurgitated without question. One of my ongoing goals since starting with PFK has been to call out the orthodoxy wherever it appears stale or dogmatic, and while fishkeeping doesn’t have many hold-the-front-page Watergate style scandals or stunning revelations, I like to promote stories that chip away at commonly held beliefs where I find them.
    On Sale: 16 April 2021
OATA chief takes on Advisor position at freshwater fish charity

OATA’s chief executive Dominic Whitmee has accepted an offer to become an advisor on Shoal’s Advisory Group.

NT Labs add botanical treatments to their award-winning aquarium range

The NT Labs Aquarium range was originally launched in 2011, now in its ninth year the team at NT Labs are still adding new products to this hugely popular range. NT Labs are pleased to announce the introduction of two botanical products to this range.

OATA launches new jobs page for industry vacancies

The trade association for the ornamental aquatics industry has launched a new jobs page for the industry to help find the right talent.

Fishkeeping gets caught-up in the middle of a 16 year aviation row between the EU and USA

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As punishment for subsidising aviation company Boeing, the European Union (EU) are imposing tariffs on certain products from the United States of America (USA), including ornamental fish.

Sims Tropical Fish thank customers for continued support throughout lockdown

Sims Tropical Fish thank all of their customers for the continued support, particularly during these unprecedented times, as they completed their first year of trade. Plus, they are encouraging customers to stock their tanks now, in preparation for a long winter, and to avoid any…

Sustaining your aquarium during the COVID-19 virus lockdown

Following on from the blog in which we considered all the consumable products needed to see us through these uncertain times, we also need to think about two commodities that no tank can manage without.