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Glass vs. Acrylic Aquariums - Which is the Best Choice for You?

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Glass vs. Acrylic Aquariums - Which is the Best Choice for You?

It Never Ends With Just One Aquarium The aquarium hobby has a distinctive feature that is often overlooked or, possibly, never spoken of? No, no, no, it has nothing to do with the environment or politics, we're talking about the addictive aspect. Anyone who has ever gotten a fish tank properly working knows that the very next thing you are going to want to do is to go and get another, and there are so many options! It never fails, that first Betta just looks so good in his newly built home that you created that you'll just want another,...

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GloFish: A New Take on an Old Aquarium Favorite

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GloFish: A New Take on an Old Aquarium Favorite

GloFish may seem like an old craze surrounding a popular fish, but the story behind them might give you a different outlook. Like Bettas, complete GloFish tank setups are found at every large retail store, and the glowing fish in a multitude of colors most likely are swimming happily in at least one of your local fish store tanks. The truth is that GloFish are relatively new to the industry though, leading to a number of misconceptions about where they came from and what exactly they are. A Brief GloFish History The idea of GloFish originally came about as scientists...

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