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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.
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.
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.
Robotic sensor fish, as they’re known, have been measuring and collecting data on live fish for years.
More than 16,000 redfish will be released into south-west Florida waters in an effort to recover the thousands of animals killed by red tide, the Coastal Conservation Association of Florida said.
After years of research and development, NT Labs is bringing out its Marine Lab range.
The Freshwater Habitats Trust has created a guide on how to create a garden pond for wildlife.
The Sea Shepherd conservation group has taken steps to conserve New Zealand’s Māui dolphin by demanding that the Trump administration bans immediately all imports from New Zealand fisheries that are driving the Māui dolphin to extinction.
German aquatics manufacturer EHEIM has brought out two larger clarifiers for bigger ponds.
CASCO PET has brought out a ‘quick and easy solution’ to maintain fish tanks and reduce fish mortality.
Aquatics firm Aquaja has set up a second company to focus on innovation and further development, Aquaja Innovations.
The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association is starting to gather information on how pet shops and wholesalers have found the new licensing regime in England.
A rare ‘tsunami fish’ has reappeared off the California coast. The fish is believed to have migrated from Japan to the West Coast on debris that floated across the Pacific following the catastrophic 2011 tsunami.
JBL has brought out a new digital thermometer, the JBL Aquarium Thermometer DigiScan, which displays temperatures between 0 and 40 degrees Celsius.
Marine species will feature prominently in next year’s World Wildlife Day when they become the theme of the event for the first time ever.
JBL has stepped up its commitment to recycling and now presses its own paper and cardboard for recycling.
Scientists have found an extremely rare fish in the Rio Grande along the US-Mexico border.
Fluval has launched a new aquarium plant care supplement, Plant Gro Plus.
A microbiologist at JBL has succeeded in making JBL products with living bacteria frost-proof.
More than 200 volunteers flocked to the beach at Great Yarmouth on New Year’s Day for a beach clean-up, organised by Sea Life Great Yarmouth.
The Siamese fighting fish, Betta splendens, has been formally recognised as Thailand’s national aquatic animal by the country’s National Identity Committee.
Following from hobbyists and specialist dealers, JBL has launched the JBL ProClean Bac, a ‘ready-to-use, immediate-effect’ bacterial concentrate.
The Environment Agency is asking the public to be vigilant and report any instances of floating pennywort, an invasive species, in rivers.
The Biaze Big Fish Campaign, which aims to draw attention to the plight facing big fish species in the aquatics hobby, has been relaunched.
King British has launched a consumer campaign, Give your fish the Royal Treatment, and is encouraging aquatic retailers to join in.