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The Feng Shui Aquarium

The Feng Shui Aquarium

Today I am going to discuss using Feng Shui, the Chinese philosophical system of harmonising everyone with the surrounding environment, in your aquarium. In Feng Shui, the aquarium is considered an incredibly powerful tool and there’s an excellent reason for that, which I will come to later, however, firstly I would like to ask you

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Water revisited

Water revisited

What is the most important thing in an aquarium? The fish? The substrate? The foliage? The ornaments? The filters? The heater? Well, of course, it is none of these things. It is the water. This is by far and away the most important aspect, for without it everything else is rendered useless, or in the

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Aesthetics

It is true to say that fish living and thriving in a sparkling aquarium have a very therapeutic and curious effect on countless people. This is not surprising when you consider that many Asian and other world cultures and beliefs place great importance on fish. In Chinese and Japanese culture, for example, ancient mythology links

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Work

In my homeland of Japan, it has been reported that workers have been slow to embrace a new government initiative entitled “Premium Friday” which has been conceived to encourage people to work less and spend more money. “Premium Friday” would allow workers to finish work at 3 p.m. on the last Friday of every month,

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Water

Water

Today I want to write about water. I’m sure you will concur it’s a worthy subject, not least because I have devoted my life to making aquariums beautiful and what would an aquarium be without water? A fish cannot survive without water, and a healthy fish cannot flourish without clean, pure water. However, water is

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Doppelganger

It is said that we all have a double or a “doppelganger”. It may be true, and if you think about the sheer number of us humans on the planet, then it does make perfect sense I suppose. Sadly (or perhaps not – I’m not sure) I have not encountered mine, but I am certain

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Marimo

Today’s subject is the interesting “Moss Ball” which is a particular favourite in my homeland of Japan. The Aegagropila Linnaeus, also known as marimo, is a class of filamentous green algae known for its distinctive form and even appearance. The Marimo, as I have said, is so popular in Japan we regard it as a

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