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Hagen’s Vicenza and Venezia aquarium range have been upgraded with LED lighting.

Scientists have found a way to extend the lifespan of the turquoise killifish (Nothobranchius furzeri), which hit old age after just a couple of months.

World Feeds has launched the HolidayGRAZER, which provides seven days’ of food while owners are away.

Following a major clean-up of a short section of Manchester’s canals in which 40 tonnes of waste was removed, freshwater fish including pike and perch are now thriving.

JBL is offering retailers ‘an attractive, small sales display’ for its JBL PlanktonPur freshwater and marine fish food.

Children perform 10% better in school if they have a fish as a pet.

A Scottish aquarium has closed for a three-month-long refurbishment to mark its 20th anniversary.

Tropical Marine Centre has launched its latest high-performance professional protein skimmer incorporating a cone-shaped design, which ensures an optimum water-to-air contact time and encourages the unrestricted concentration of bubbles upwards towards the collection cup for efficient skimming.

JBL has launched a new silicate eliminator to target algae in tanks.

FishScience has launched its new formula pond fish food range that uses insect meal as a key ingredient and protein source. 

Customers who bought JBL technical products can take advantage of an additional two years’ guarantee, free of charge, over the original two-years manufacturer’s guarantee.

The first tropical fish have been added to a mangrove exhibit at a popular aquarium.

Prodibio has brought out a new product to tackle green water and algae in ponds.

A pet store in San Antonio, Texas, is getting a lot of attention after helping a goldfish with a defective swimbladder.

JBL has brought out ProPond Spring to give koi that extra boost in Spring when temperatures are between 10 and 20 deg Celsius.

A new specialist saltwater shop has opened, promising a revolution.

Trade body the Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association has welcomed a visit by Lord Gardiner to a Pets at Home store to mark National Invasive Species Week.

Visitors to the two-day AQUA 2017 exhibition can expect to see an impressive display of new products when the premier aquatics and water gardening trade show takes place at the Telford International Centre on October 18-19.

NT Labs has renamed several products in its Aquarium range, as well as launching new products.

Garden centre staff have spoken of their sadness after discovering that thieves made off with koi worth more than £7,500.

A popular aquatics shop is being wound up voluntarily and liquidators have been appointed.

JBL has developed a new food for axolotls, which it says contains 2% fish oil to ‘achieve the correct protein-fat ratio of 5:1’.

As the pond season approaches, the Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association is reminding retailers that they can no longer sell four popular pond plants unless they already have a contract in place with their suppliers.

Stands at AQUA 2017 are almost sold out, with only a handful left to sell for the two-days aquatics trade show in October.

An aquatics retailer has pleaded guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

A pet and aquatics shop in Southampton has officially re-opened its fish house following a fire last September that caused its closure.

Several freshwater fish species have been added to the CITES Appendix III listing, with effect from January 3.

The Next Steps document issued by Defra today (February 2) outlining its proposed approach to the licensing of ‘animal activities’, including pet shops, has been broadly welcomed by OATA.

When Rory Fox asked his dad for a jellyfish when he was a teenager, he had no idea it would turn into an unusual business.

Maidenhead Aquatics has launched a project to introduce schoolchildren to the world of fishkeeping.

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is carrying out its annual census throughout January and is asking visitors to get involved in its own version of a fishy stock-take.

The fish Health Inspectorate has seized two batches of Myxocyprinus asiaticus, traded as Chinese high fin loach, from retailers. 

Visitors to AQUA 2017 in October can expect a busy and exciting show as the exhibition hall at Telford International Centre will be packed with companies showcasing new products, say its organisers.

A new ornamental aquatics conference and workshop is to take place in Singapore.

A wholesaler that supplies UK-bred and cultured corals, critter kits and zoo plankton is looking to expand and move to larger premises.

Tropical Marine Centre (TMC) has launched its REEF-Cam, a live streaming underwater camera, purpose-made for the aquatics market.

A PHD student is leading an investigation with three other explorers into the global aquarium fish trade.

Importers and retailers in England and Wales are being warned to check the gar species they sell to ensure they are not trading in illegal fish.

Multi award-winning Wigan-based manufacturer Evolution Aqua continue its expansion with the purchase of the Bermuda pond equipment brand.

The Fish Health Inspectorate has seized two batches of Myxocyprinus asiaticus, traded as Chinese high fin loach, from retailers.

The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association has welcomed Dr Tracey King as its new assistant chief executive.

With just under a year to go before AQUA 2017, the UK’s No 1 aquatics and water gardening trade exhibition is shaping up to be ‘one of the best shows ever staged in its history’, say its organisers.

The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association has welcomed a new director to its Board following its AGM held in November.

A rarely-seen type of crab that spends most of its time hidden in the sand has gone on display at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium.

TMC has released a new addition to its award-winning V2iLumenAir range of LED Aquarium Lighting Systems.

Japanese scientists are investigating whether the bubble eye goldfish could have medical uses.

More than 3,000 Londoners had the opportunity last month to unwind in relaxing seating while listening to underwater sounds in an environment that reflected the tranquillity of an aquarium.

Great Yarmouth Sea Life centre marine expert Darren Gook has returned from a conservation mission to the Indian Ocean to help with a pioneering reef restoration programme.

German aquatics manufacturer Eheim has appointed Dirk Henrich as managing director and chairman of the board.

Firefighters helped move hundreds of fish when fire broke out at an Oxfordshire pet shop.

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