Don’t Tap on the Tank!

Don’t Tap on the Tank!

How does a fish interact with its watery environment? They have many of the same senses as we do: sight, taste, touch, smell and hearing. But, did you know that fish can sense vibrations in the water around them using a special organ called a lateral line? If you look closely at the side of [...]

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Behind the Story: Boo & Bubbles

Behind the Story: Boo & Bubbles

What does every kid want? A pet! Warm and fluffy or wet and scaly, a childhood pet is an essential tool for developing compassion and personal growth. Not to mention tons of fun! Who among us does not have fond memories of their favorite pet? Personally, I grew up with cats, dogs and fish and [...]

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting a Saltwater Tank

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting a Saltwater Tank

In anticipation of Finding Dory's release tomorrow, we've assembled this handy guide for those of you now inspired to start a saltwater tank of your own. Please read this guide carefully before you get started! Get the PDF version here: 10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting a Saltwater Tank 10 Questions to Ask Yourself [...]

Fish(es) of the Week: Clownfish & Blue Tang

This week’s fish is actually a pair that you’ll recognize: the Clownfish and Blue Tang Clownfish (Amphiprion percula)   Blue Tang (Paracanthurus hepatus) More commonly known as Nemo, Marlin & Dory, these two types of tropical fish are common in coral reefs. Clownfish have several interesting characteristics. They live in anemones, kind of like upside-down [...]