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A garden centre held its third annual Koi Carp Show on July 9.
Aquatics wholesaler J&K Aquatics is distributing a range of products from Evolution Aqua.
A Sea Life centre has launched a campaign to help endangered sea turtles.
Tetra has launched a new range of premium koi fish food, KOI Beauty, comprising Tetra KOI Beauty First, Tetra KOI Beauty Small and Medium Pellets.
Hagen has launched the Fluval Mini Protein Skimmer to help remove dissolved organic compounds and other harmful substances in marine tanks before they break down.
A 19-year-old who used an imitation gun to demand money in an aquatics shop has escaped jail.
A family in Australia has been admitted to hospital after being poisoned by toxins released from coral in their fish tank.
EHEIM has brought out a range of energy-saving, environmentally-friendly classicLED freshwater lights, which it says can be used instead of the high-energy T5/T8 tubes. It has also launched a T5/T8 adapter set to facilitate the change.
The latest JBL manuals are now available as hard copies and to download. The manuals for pond and terrarium enthusiasts are published every two years and include advice and information on how to keep animals as well as information about the JBL expeditions.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium in California is encouraging people to write a fan letter to a fish. A spokesman said its residents including fangtooth fish, cownose ray and hatchetfish love receiving mail, and promised to read any letters to them, reports the TIME magazine.
Evolution Aqua has launched the EazyPod Automatic pond filter.
The chief executive of a UK aquatics trade body has been invited to join the European Pet Organisation’s (EPO) board as vice president.
An aquatics retailer has branded a thief who stole £150 intended for a cancer charity as ‘disgusting low life’.
A new study has revealed that some corals are adapting to warming ocean waters, potentially good news in the face of reports of global coral die-offs due to the extreme warm temperatures last year.
A Scottish aquarium has closed for a three-month-long refurbishment to mark its 20th anniversary.
Tetra has launched a new and limited-edition aquarium to welcome young children into fishkeeping.
An aquatics wholesaler has been included in a list of companies judged most likely to inspire Britain.
A jellyfish specialist has expanded his business and is now offering jellyfish and a range of tanks to aquatics retailers. 
Dr Herbert Richard Axelrod, a pioneer in the aquatics hobby, died on May 15, aged 89 years.
A top Japanese koi breeder and exporter is to visit England this month for a buyer’s event hosted by Koi Wholesale.
Fluval has brought out the Fluval Mini Protein Skimmer for marine aquariums of 20-80 litres.
As a retailer, there are a number of things you can do to not only put your consumers’ minds at ease while helping to boost sales during the warmer months.
EHEIM has launched its compactON aquarium pump, available in six sizes with flow rates from 170 to 5,000 liters per hour.
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.