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Tetra launches free aquatics app to revolutionise water testing
Good water quality is crucial to fishkeeping success and consequently retaining consumers in the hobby. Many consumers neglect to test their aquarium water, perhaps because they find it too daunting or are simply not aware of the need to do so, however if water parameters are correct, then fishkeeping will be simpler and more enjoyable.
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Slow and steady wins the race
The age-old proverb states that slow and steady wins the race and a tortoise proved that to be true once again when it beat a rabbit that one would expect to come out on top.
Filmed at the Paws and Claws Pet Store, in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, a new video presents the two competitors lined up against each other as a woman shouts ‘go’.
Moving from their mark, the Russian tortoise, named Herbert, immediately gets its head down and begins walking in the correct direction. Sven, the dwarf bunny, on the other hand becomes instantly distracted and hops off to the right and the tortoise surges into the lead.
Even with a helping hand from one of the women watching the race the rabbit failed to head in the right direction.
The video concludes with the rabbit disappearing from the shot as the relentless tortoise reaches the door and the women cheer in excitement, the Daily Mail reports.
Bud-weiser after freak accident
A golden eagle found with an injured wing on the Isle of Mull is the first to be successfully released by the Scottish SPCA.
The bird of prey was returned to the wild last month with the assistance of the RSPB and Raptor World, after eight months in the SSPCA’s care.
Colin Seddon, manager at the charity’s National Wildlife Rescue Centre in Clackmannanshire, said: “The juvenile golden eagle, who we named Bud, was rescued in August 2014 by a farmer and the RSPB.
“Bud was found to have soft tissue damage to his wing, which took a long time to heal, and unfortunately once he had fully recovered he broke his right leg in a freak accident. The break was repaired by vet using an external fixator and as the healing process was very long Bud was kept with us over winter…
“Bud is the first ever golden eagle we’ve been able to release back into the wild and everyone involved is extremely pleased with the outcome. It is rare for us to rescue golden eagles as there are so few of them in Scotland and because they tend to live in remote areas they often die before they are found if they become sick or injured.”
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Gablestock - superior wild bird food
Kent Pet Care - microfibre towels for dogs
LiveStock World - suppliers of unusual birds, small mammals and reptiles
Oasis London - wholesaler to the aquatic trade
Peter Golding - national aquatic wholesaler and distributor
PolyBag - high quality polythene and paper carrier bags - £80 discount on a 3,000 bag order
Worldwide Tropicals - suppliers of acclimatised fish to the aquatic trade
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Win a bumper dog bedding stock bundle
Scruffs is giving our lucky readers the chance to win one of three full display shippers (40pcs) of its Snuggle Blanket, with a RRP of £19.99 each. That’s an overall prize value of £2,400!
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