January 2015

Cone Snail Snare Fish by Putting Them in a Coma

Cone Snail Snare Fish by Putting Them in a Coma
January 30, 2015

Cone snails have turned to insulin as a weapon, a new study has found. When the underwater snail approaches its prey, it releases insulin, which causes blood sugar levels to plummet. Any nearby fish get an influx of insulin into their gills and their bloodstream, and they don’t have the energy to swim away to escape the cone snail. 

A Guide to Feeding Your Fish

A Guide to Feeding Your Fish
January 28, 2015

Naturally, what you feed your fish is incredibly important to its survival. However, deciding which food is right for your fish can be difficult – purely because of the wide variety of different types available to you. Our guide will help you steer your way through the foods to help you decide which one is right for you and your fish

Cycling Your Fish Tank

Cycling Your Fish Tank
January 28, 2015

Keeping your fish fighting fit and healthy isn’t quite as straightforward as some maintain, especially if you’re purchasing a new fish tank.