Spring

Spring

Hanami or 花見 is the Japanese tradition of appreciating the ephemeral splendour of flowers. When the Japanese talk of flowers in this case they are almost always referring to those of the cherry, or “sakura” tree or, less frequently, the plum, or...
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,...
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...
Aesthetics

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...

Hugo Kamishi