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Fluval has launched Plant Gro Plus, and all-in-one micro-nutrient formula with added iron. 
 
Many aquarium and (turtle) terrarium enthusiasts want a control option for the pump performance for JBL’s smallest internal filter, the JBL CristalProfi, says the German manufacturer.
The National Sea Life Centre in Birmingham is celebrating after staff spotted a penguin egg in one of its penguin nests.
The all-new 07 series marks the seventh incarnation in nearly four decades of Fluval’s top-selling canister filter family worldwide, with eTEC (Efficient Technology) at the heart of the 07 series.
JBL has brought out a set of pictograms to show at a glance which JBL water test is needed for which aquarium set-up.
More than 100,000 Giant Australian cuttlefish are making their way to South Australia’s Upper Spencer Gulf Marine Park for the annual breeding season.
The year-old roach and bream, measuring 5-10cm long, were bred at the EA’s national coarse fish farm before being transported and released into the river by fisheries officers.
An easy-to-install pool that’s ideal for all outdoor spaces offers ‘the perfect way for people to attract wildlife to their gardens while helping to encourage emotional well-being’.
Tetra has expanded its holiday food range with a new Menu format, offering protein-rich pellets and krill to all ornamental fish for a diverse diet during holiday periods.
The Government has created 41 new Marine Conservation Zones, marking the most significant expansion of England’s ‘Blue Belt’ of protected areas to date.
A fair has banned goldfish from being offered as prizes after a Devon man was filmed gulping one down with a beer.
Ludwigia is a well-known species within the aquatic trade, but this ‘white’ variety has a unique appearance and up to now has been rarely available.
World Feeds, home to the Vitalis Aquatic Nutrition range, is representing the aquatics sector in The Parliamentary Review.
A Vietnamese man has been arrested at an Australian airport after trying to smuggle a rare and expensive fish into the country by strapping it to his neck.
Sea Life Great Yarmouth has welcomed a pair of rescued grey seal pups.
A large alligator gar has been captured in Lake Texoma, Oklahoma, according to the Mirror.
A number of national press have had a field day with sensationalist headlines following the discovery of suspected piranha in a Yorkshire lake.
Amorous penguins in temporary accommodation unexpectedly began breeding while their new Sea Life Great Yarmouth home was remodelled, extending their ‘romantic’ trip by weeks.
The UK will miss almost all the 2020 nature targets it signed up to a decade ago, according to a report by the government’s official advisers.
New season koi are available at Squire’s Garden Centres in Badshot Lea, Twickenham, Stanmore and Washington.
Thousands of goldfish have been removed from a pond in order to prevent environmental damage.
NT Labs has reformulated its Filter Bugs product into an easy-to-use liquid formulation.
Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is offering discounts for all members of the Armed Forces, employees of the Emergency Services and NHS staff.
Anubias on lava rock (with Java moss) is a new addition to our range, and it is likely that we shall be adding more plants to this theme of ‘plants on lava rock’.
Authorities in China are prosecuting 11 people for smuggling $119m (£90m) worth of fish swimbladders from Mexico.
Tetra has brought out Pond FilterStart Bacteria, a water conditioner that combines two types of natural, highly active bacteria to ensure optimal pond care.
The Environment Agency is to create a ‘fish passage’ scheme to help lost fish thrive in east Manchester’s waterways.
A Tayside duo have opened Scotland’s first shop dedicated to a aquascaping.
NT Labs has introduced new sizes of it Tap Water Safe and Filter Starter products.
The UK will miss almost all the 2020 nature targets it signed up to a decade ago, according to a report by the government’s official advisers.
JBL has taken another important step in its efforts to become even more sustainable.
Scientists at Queen’s University, Belfast, have discovered that jellyfish are providing habitat and space for developing larval and juvenile fish.
Despite ongoing lobbying by the trade and industry specialists, the Indonesian government remains resolute in its decision to uphold its ban on coral exports from the South-east Asian country.
Science and research organisation Fera Science has begun construction work on a new aquatic laboratory testing facility in Sand Hutton, Yorkshire, which will provide a range of ecotoxicology test services.
The plant is distinctive due to its long, narrow leaves and a creeping growth characteristic – or overhanging, depending on where it is planted. It is also known for its dense growth.
Activities such as laying gas pipelines, trawling for fish, drilling for oil, and even burying internet cables in the deep sea are destroying marine ecosystems.
OASE Living Water has acquired the Söll Group, a leading German supplier of specialised water treatment products, water analysis and filtering technology, and premium fish food for consumer and commercial applications.
Due to EU legislation, JBL has decided to discontinue its production of JBL AlgoPond Direct.
Thousands of young fish have been released into North East rivers to give stocks a boost and encourage people to go fishing.
An increasing number of wealthy buyers in Asia have shown an interest in nishikigoi, pushing up the market for the luxury ornamental fish.
The Netherlands-based Aquadip has launched a range of koi and pond food products, which are also available as own-brand.
JBL TempProtect light was developed to protect terrarium animals from burns on hot lamps.
Rob Woods is a third-generation fishkeeper and has raised freshwater fish since childhood. He currently has a 150-gallon freshwater tank and has educated more than 250,000 people through his blog Fishkeeping World.
German aquatics manufacturer JBL recently held a shark workshop, which was warmly received.
Pioneering techniques will enable leading UK aquarium visitor attractions to breed their own tropical fish, following a new collaboration.
The Fish Health Inspectorate has said that recent imports have included a number of illegal ornamental aquatic species that cannot be kept or sold in the UK.
Government-funded projects to protect the world’s turtles and mangroves have been praised by the Environment Minister on World Wildlife Day on March 3.
Online aquatics retailer All Pond Solutions has launched its sister website, All Pet Solutions.
Scientists say some fish can recognise themselves in the mirror, the ability of which has used for decades as a gold standard measure of animal intelligence.
Japan has started inoculating aquarium fish against ‘scutica’, a parasitic insect found in marine rocksuckers.