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All Evolution Aqua aquariums now come with AquaFrame aluminium frame cabinets with EazySwap cabinet panels.
A team of scientists from the UK and Australia are using underwater loudspeakers to entice fish back to dead coral reefs and potentially help them recover.
Eco Pond says sales of its alternative to Extract of Barley Straw, Ecopond Barley-Bio Algae Control, have been growing strongly since its launch at AQUA 2017.
Blagdon, a leading water garden product company, has launched a foam-free pressurised pond filtration system.
With growing interest in planted tanks, hobbyists are always on the look-out for what’s new or different in the hobby. Aquadip’s Joey Abrahams has hints of what retailers can stock
The Chinese paddlefish, one of the world’s largest fish, has gone extinct.
China has imposed a 10-year commercial fishing ban on the Yangtze in a bid to protect its aquatic life.
Scientists were stunned to discover more than 40 new species of fish in a lake in Africa.
Shopfitting specialist Aquaja has installed four aquarium units in a garden centre, giving its tropical fish room a makeover.
Multi-award-winning manufacturer Evolution Aqua has launched a range of UK-manufactured aquarium UV sterilisers.
Global shopfitting specialist CASCO Pet has launched a Value Engineered aquatics rack.
Evolution Aqua has been appointed as official UK distributer of OCTO marine aquarium products.
The Indonesian authorities have completed an audit of farmed corals in the country, ready for exports to resume.
An aquatics retailer has moved from the town centre to a new location, and says the decision has already paid dividends.
German aquatics manufacturer EHEIM has been awarded the Plus X Award, the result of its achieving the ‘highest customer satisfaction’ for its pond accessories.
An operation to remove non-native fish species from a Lancashire reservoir aims to return the reservoir to its natural state.
With growing interest in planted tanks, hobbyists are always on the look-out for what’s new or different in the hobby. Aquadip’s Joey Abrahams has hints of what retailers can stock
Zoo Med has launched its Paludarium 3-in-1 Lamp. A paludarium is a terrarium and aquarium experience that combines different life forms, and therefore needs a light source to meet the needs of all this life.
Evolution Aqua has been appointed as official UK distributer of OCTO marine aquarium products.
The Fish Health Inspectorate has updated the list of permitted species that can be imported into England and Wales.
Aquatics manufacturer King British is supporting the new National Turtle Sanctuary as part of its next campaign.
Retailers who sell barley straw extract to help keep ponds clear of algae need to check as a number of products are now illegal.
With growing interest in planted tanks, hobbyists are always on the look-out for what’s new or different in the hobby. Aquadip’s Joey Abrahams has hints of what retailers can stock
Specialist substrates, a supplier of responsibly-derived sands, gravels and stone products, brought more than 120 new products to AQUA 2019.
Internationally recognised Aquascaper, American- based Luis Navarro, impressed visitors with his aquascaping demonstrations.
Coral cover around Great Barrier Reef islands has almost halved over the last 18 years, says a new study.
Hikari revealed a new first, Vibra Bites, formulated for tropical fish that prefer live food.
Cloverleaf, home to the top-selling natural blanketweed remover Blanket Answer, launched a number of new products at AQUA 2019.
NT Labs has relaunched its marine range, with new products and a new design.
A Welsh council has voted unanimously to ban the giving of pets as prizes on land controlled by the local authority.
First-time exhibitor Aqualine is a wholesaler specialising in tropical fish, live and frozen fish food, and aquatic plants, and makes weekly deliveries to the UK from the Netherlands.
An aquascaping event organised by an aquatics retailer sold out months in advance, and reaction was so good that he will host another event next year.
With growing interest in planted tanks, hobbyists are always on the look-out for what’s new or different in the hobby. Aquadip’s Joey Abrahams has hints of what retailers can stock
A further 17,000 fish have been reintroduced into Lincolnshire’s River Witham by Environment Agency teams as part of ongoing efforts to help the river recover from last year’s devastating pollution.
The UK’s first marine park in Plymouth is set to ‘lead way in ocean innovation’.
German aquatics manufacturer JBL has won a Bronze award in the pond accessories category of the Animal Challenge award in Paris.
A local council has voted unanimously to ban the giving away of goldfish as prizes on council land.
An aquatics retailer has been featured in the latest Parliamentary Review, and is thought to be the first aquatics retailer to appear in the publication.
UK fishkeepers spend around £400m each year on their hobby, on sectors including livestock, aquariums, equipment, decoration, supplements, test kits and fish food.
The UK’s first aquarium for extinct-in-the-wild freshwater fish has opened at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Dunstable, Bedfordshire.
Clear View Garden Aquarium will be running a competition on its stand at AQUA 2019, which runs from October 16 to 17 at the Telford International Centre. 
Scientists have just added a large, sucker-mouthed fish to the growing list of centenarian animals.
Velda reveal humourous water features at AQUA 2019 in the shape of The Big Belindas.
Within 12 months, Great Yarmouth Sea Life has passed all the necessary requirements to become a full member of BIAZA, the professional body representing the best zoos and aquariums in the UK and Ireland.
After the film Finding Nemo became a worldwide hit, reports of skyrocketing clownfish sales soon followed. The film’s sequel, Finding Dory, prompted fears that the royal blue tang, another popular character in the movie, would suffer a similar fate.
Velda will be launching its AquaTesterPro at AQUA 2019 this month.
Leading UK water garden product company Blagdon has launched a series of ‘how-to’ videos to support retailers selling its new Liberty 200 pump while also attracting a younger social media-driven audience.
With growing interest in planted tanks, hobbyists are always on the look-out for what’s new or different in the hobby. Aquadip’s Joey Abrahams has hints of what retailers can stock
Two aquatic plants have been added to the European Union’s list of EU concern for invasive species.
The Animal and Plant Health Agency has given notice that it intends to raise fees to inspect plants coming into the UK by an average of 11%.