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How to Clean a Fish Tank

Keeping your tank looking its best doesn’t have to be a major chore. You should be enjoying your fish not...

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Water Issues and Quality Solutions

Maintaining stellar water quality is integral to sustaining happy aquatic pets and a healthy aquarium. Regular observation of your tank...

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Aquascaping Style Ideas

A beautiful tank is very much dependent on a good sense of aesthetic design. The fine art of arranging plants...

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Featured Foods for Marine Diets

As a company that’s been making species-specific freshwater diets backed by scientific research for decades our marine diets are some...

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Exploring Cichlid Food Choices

Cichlids are a popular aquarium fish and belong to a family of over 1,300 different species, with most found in...

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The New FujiMac Air Pump

The team at Hikari is thrilled to introduce our customers to the newest addition to our offering: the FujiMac line...

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What to Know When Adding Driftwood to Your Tank

Driftwood, like many other natural aquarium decorations, can enhance the atmosphere of your tank and improve its aesthetic appeal. But...

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Top 5 Fish for Beginners (and the Food That Keeps Them Vibrant and Healthy)

If you are new to the aquarium hobby, welcome. Keeping an underwater world in your home is a wonderful way...

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We’re A The Major Sponsor of an Animated Series: Meet Weird Waters

At Hikari®, we love all things aquatic! In fact, we’ve spent almost 144 years immersed in fish and have spent...

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The Best Way to Clean Your Fish Tank

A happy and healthy environment for your fish requires consistency. Ask any aquarium enthusiast and you will find that a...

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Goldfish Care Guide

Most people underestimate the joys of owning goldfish. In theory, goldfish have a bad rap, relegated to their roles as...

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Colder Weather? Keep Your Fish Happy!

Did you know that just as humans become more susceptible to illnesses during wild swings in temperature during the winter...

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Setting up a Bearded Dragon Habitat

Congratulations! You’ve decided to add a bearded dragon to your family. We know it can feel a bit daunting to...

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Starting a Saltwater Tank at Home

As experienced aquarium marine enthusiasts know, a saltwater tank is different from a freshwater tank in many ways. Saltwater offers...

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Taking Care of Your Fish Tank in a Power Outage

Summer storms can bring a nasty surprise, power outages! This is an eventual event you never want to be caught...

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The Important of Food Texture and Color

What you feed your fish really does matter. If you think children or furry pets are picky eaters, have you...

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5 Species of Cichlids With Marine Fish Colors

With thousands of different species available in a wide variety of gorgeous colors and patterns, the Cichlidae family (“cichlids”) consists...

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The Best Products for Water Quality

There are two critical things you should maintain as a success-driven aquarium hobbyist; make sure to maintain good water quality...

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Adding an Arowana to Your Tank

Arowana are bony freshwater fish also referred to as dragon fish or monkey fish. They are indigenous to South America,...

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Bringing Out The Best In Your Tropical Fish

Underwater environments offer home home aquarists the opportunity to connect with nature up close and personal. Over time, however, many...

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Caring for Coral: Where to Start

Keeping and adding coral to your marine aquarium can be a beautiful experience. With recent changes in technology and availability...

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The Gift of a Betta Fish

Giving the gift of a Betta to inspire a budding aquarium enthusiast to enter the hobby can be a gift...

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Omnivore, Herbivore or Carnivore?

The feeding habits of fish can be complex. Many budding aquarium keepers make the mistake of thinking that all fish...

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On Keeping Herptiles

Herpetology is a branch of zoology that deals with amphibians and reptiles but excludes fish. Derived from Greek, the name...

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About Plankton

At Hikari®, we love plankton. These tiny creatures help create the circle of life in the ocean. Plankton includes small...

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Best Selling Tropical Fish for Beginning Aquarists

If you are new to the fishkeeping hobby, there’s a great many things to consider when setting up your first...

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Reducing the Use of Plastic in Your Life

One of the biggest threats facing ocean and freshwater environments is plastics pollution. Each year more than eight million tons...

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Introducing Hikari® Herptile: A New Line of Food Products for Reptiles

As an international leader in aquatic nutrition, Hikari® is proud to introduce Hikari Herptile, a new line of groundbreaking food...

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Koi in Summer

If you are an avid koi keeper, chances are that you are familiar with your koi’s changing needs from season...

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Getting Good Bacteria

There’s a public misconception that the cleaner an aquarium is, the better it is for the inhabitants of the tank....

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The Most Common Missteps with Nano Tanks

Nano tanks have skyrocketed in popularity. Due to their uniquely small size, they have attracted an entirely new audience to...

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Common Aquarium Illnesses

As we head into cold and flu season, we all know how important it is to take precautions to stay...

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Caring for your Fancy Goldfish

Fancy goldfish can live for up to thirty years. Much longer than most people realize. They can also grow up...

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Why Balancing Fish Foods Matters

Just like with humans, other creatures including fish, need the right nutrients in the proper amounts to maintain good health....

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Introducing Reef Riot

At Hikari®, we pride ourselves on creating high-quality, cutting-edge foods for marine species while listening to our customers too. We...

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Safety for Reptile Handling

Each kind of reptile is unique and thus requires different precautions when handling. While some creatures prefer or can tolerate...

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Freshwater or Saltwater

When setting up a new aquarium environment, you must decide if you’d rather go the freshwater or saltwater route. This...

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Getting Started with Cichlids

With over 12,000 different species of Cichlids, these popular freshwater aquarium fish make for a great selection for any early...

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Brine Shrimp 411

Brine shrimp are considered to be one of the most important sources of food in the fish industry. This is,...

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Controlling Your Tank’s Algae

Algae growth is inevitable. When it comes to your tank, the trick is to keep it in check. You want...

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Grow Guppy Grow

Guppies are one of the most fun little fish for aquarium enthusiasts. This is especially true for those with young...

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Bottom Feeders

In an aquarium, fish species are typically categorized according to the location that they eat: top, mid-water, and bottom feeders....

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Top Freshwater Monster Fish

Monster fish may be a term that you’ve heard or if you’re new to the aquatic hobby, just something that...

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Fish Care 101

Aquarium enthusiasts around the world agree that fish keeping is more than a hobby, it’s a connection to nature that...

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Tips for Fancy Goldfish

Goldfish get a bad rap. From the feeder fish in your local store to a prize at the local carnival,...

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Keeping Coral

Coral can bring a diverse range of color, beauty and constant motion to a saltwater tank. In fact, there’s nothing...

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Creating Hikari Users for Life

At Hikari®, we merge scientific research with modern technology and over 140 years of experience to craft specialized “species-specific” diets....

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Most Popular Tropicals

If you’re new to the wonders of the underwater world, here are a few of our absolute favorite tropical fish that you should consider as a good match for your aquatic home.

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Pets in the Classroom

Learn more about the program Pets in the Classroom and how pets can enrich the classroom experience for students.

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Colorful Koi History

Today’s koi display a stunning range of colors and patterns. Here are a few of the most notable.

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How Diet Can Enhance Koi Coloration

Learn how diet can enhance Koi coloration from Hikari Sales USA.

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Keeping a Turtle as a Pet

One of the aquarium pets gaining in popularity lately is the always entertaining and ever-charming aquatic turtle. Here's what you need to know.

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Everything Seahorses

Seahorses are magical aquatic creatures that capture the heart, mind, and imagination. Learn more Seahorses from Hikari Sales USA.

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All About Turtle Diets

Depending upon the type of turtle you own, their dietary requirements may be vary slightly. Hikari Sales USA provides and overview of various turtle diets.

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Water Quality Matters

The better your water quality the more likely you are to have great looking fish with very few issues. Hikari USA explains the importance of water quality.

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The Benefits of Silkworm in Fish Feed

Hikari Sales USA explains the benefits of silkworm in fishfeed. This is a great way to introduce this ancient nutrient booster to your tank or pond pets.

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5 Tips for Betta Owners

The ubiquitous betta is one of the most beautiful and common pet store fish available today next to the goldfish...

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Most Common Reasons Why Your Aquarium Smells Bad

Owning an underwater ecosystem should be a fun and exciting adventure that grants you an opportunity to observe another world....

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