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We are proud to again partner with the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA) for the 2017-2018 MASNA Student Scholarships. There are two scholarships available: One $4,000 scholarship for a college undergraduate student One $4,000 scholarship for a college graduate student The 2017-2018 MASNA Student Scholarships are sponsored by Drs. Foster and Smith, […]

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The Central Florida Aquarium Society and the local aquatic community have voted as their #1 online store for 2015! Thank you CFLAS for this award. It means a lot to us to have a group of aquarists like this come together and say we are the best.


Summer is here and we know fun in the sun (and water!) is waiting for you and your furry and feathered family members. To celebrate you and your pets, we’re launching our FIRST EVER #SummerPetFun Contest on Instagram! From July 1 through July 29, we want to see photos and videos of your pets having […]


Aquatic Experience, held in Chicago in early November, was a must-see for any aquatic hobbyist. Some of you made the trip and got to meet our in-house experts. From educational seminars and hobbyist contests to a build-your-own-aquarium kid’s activity, the show was loaded with fun learning opportunities for all ages. Aquatic Experience, operated by the […]


Nano Tank Filtration

by Aquatics on June 18, 2012

Nano Aquariums are a more economical, space saving way to still enjoy aquatic life. Proper filtration is a key component of keeping a nano tank.


We recently asked on our Facebook page, “What is the WORST piece of advice you were given for your aquarium?”. We were amazed by the answers, and wanted to share. Great tips on what NOT to do…


27-Second Reality Escape

by DFS-Pet-Blog on February 6, 2012

Enjoy this peaceful video of fish swimming in an aquarium. You might be surprised how this 27-second video can help you relax. De-stress for a moment!


Fishes of the family Labridae are commonly known as Wrasse. Gain a better understanding of this group of fishes with this helpful info.


Smaller saltwater aquariums provide a perfect platform for some smaller species of fish and invertebrates. Learn about aquarium shrimp, and watch a fascinating video of a pair of Magnificent Shrimp Gobies with their buddy the Red Banded Snapping Shrimp.

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Might a fish aquarium or backyard pond be right for you? Find out in this interview with Dr. Race Foster.


Saltwater Ich and Velvet

by Kevin Kohen on January 7, 2010

Most everyone eventually encounters some form of disease associated with marine fishes. Understanding how to properly medicate and condition fish to boost their immune system is one way to ensure you are providing the best possible care for piscine friends that we so lovingly care for in our homes.


Seahorse Personality

by DFS-Pet-Blog on November 2, 2009

After caring for my seahorses for over a year now, I feel they are “pets” moreso than any other fish I’ve ever kept. I’m certainly not going to claim that seahorses are intelligent, because, well, they’re not. But they’ve definitely got what I call personality.


Custom Marine Aquarium Build

by Kevin Kohen on October 28, 2009

Maintaining several different aquariums can be time consuming and overwhelming. One solution to this dilemma is incorporating a large centralized filtration system which can run multiple aquariums.

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