Tetra Starter Line Aquarium Despicable Me Edition Review

Tetra Aquarium

Tetra have just released their new 30L aquarium, perfect at getting children into the fun and interactive hobby that is fishkeeping and they invited us to set one up. The Tetra ‘Despicable Me’ aquarium complete set contains the basic equipment and food and care samples you need to get started, as well as a useful set-up brochure and Minions decorative elements. In the box is: Robust glass aquarium (4 mm thick glass) with outer dimensions of 30 x 27.5 x 42… Continue Reading “Tetra Starter Line Aquarium Despicable Me Edition Review”

Fishy Fun at the National Marine Aquarium

National Marine Aquarium

On our recent visit to the Seaview Holiday Village near Looe, we decided upon a visit to the city of Plymouth which is less than half an hour away. We first visited Plymouth for a friend’s wedding 9 years ago and fell in love with the city and in particular the National Marine Aquarium. Isaac was 2 on our last visit so didn’t remember anything about it so we were keen to go back and see what had changed. Set… Continue Reading “Fishy Fun at the National Marine Aquarium”

Fishy Fun One to One!

After last weeks battle with the dreaded lurgy our household is finally germ free and all back at school, so I decided to head out and about for some one on one time with Sebby. Sebastian loves the seaside so I headed straight for the beach with a plan to go and see the fish at Bournemouth Oceanarium as they are currently offering half price entry to us locals.  I set off straight from the school run so we arrived… Continue Reading “Fishy Fun One to One!”

Fish oil & high cholesterol

Eating nutritional food plays a pivotal role in lowering bad cholesterol levels. Studies have shown that consuming fish oil protects your heart and also helps to keep cholesterol levels down. Fish oil, also known as omega-3 fatty acids, is mainly found in fish and nutritional supplements. These polyunsaturated fats are believed to lower blood pressure and improve the levels of good cholesterol in your body. When eaten in place of fatty meats, fish can also decrease LDL cholesterol. Study results… Continue Reading “Fish oil & high cholesterol”

Fish for Kids: Starting Out

Clown Fish

Fish are a great pet for children of all ages, and as they are relatively low maintenance too, they are perfect for busy parents. Before you decide on the fish, it’s a good idea to get an idea of the kit you’ll need. Swell UK have a wide range of aquariums available, often with lots of extras which reduces costs for you. If you are planning on just a few fish then you don’t need a huge aquarium. A 20… Continue Reading “Fish for Kids: Starting Out”