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Fish Tank Aquarium Health Benefits: Can Lower Blood Pressure & Heart Rate

Ever wonder why there are fish tanks in dentists offices, doctors offices and other high stress environments? It was said to be that fish tanks can help calm our bodies during stressful times, and recently we have found this information to be true! According to a new study (the first investigation of its kind), experts from the National Marine Aquarium, assessed people’s physical and mental responses to tanks containing varying levels of fish. The higher the number of fish and [...]

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Licence Free Fishing Days Set For Florida’s Summer Months

Did you know that in order to go fishing in saltwater or freshwater areas in Florida a licence is required? Regardless if you are a resident or non-resident of the state of Florida, you must obtain a license to fish in the waters. Because of this, licence-free fishing is something many people look forward to during the summer months in Florida. Florida Governor, Rick Scott, has announced the licence-free freshwater and saltwater fishing days for 2015. Licence-free freshwater fishing:Second Saturday & [...]

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Koi Fish: Japanese Fish Popular Addition to Your Fish Tank Aquarium

Koi fish, Japan’s symbol for good luck, are valued all over the world. These fish are peaceful and elegant creatures that many people collect and breed to compete for championship titles. Like show dogs, Koi fish shows are taken very seriously. Koi fish that come from a championship bloodline are extremely valuable and can sell for as high as $10,000 per fish! This past weekend the Grand Championship for Koi fish located in Austrailia, brought hundreds of competitors from many [...]

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Official Lionfish Removal Awareness Day

The Florida House of Representatives has designated May 16, 2015 as the start of “Lionfish Removal & Awareness Day”. Through education and research, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will encourage extra effort from the public to remove Lionfish from Florida waters. With our headquarters being located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, this is a cause that is very important to us. Lionfish are invasive, nonnative species that have proven to have a negative impact on Florida’s native wildlife [...]

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