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Creature Feature – Northern Pike
January 11, 2021, No Comments

Northern pike are aggressive freshwater carnivores that stalk the lakes and rivers of the U.S., Canada, Russia and parts ...

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Creature Feature – These Gifts Are “for the Birds!”
December 21, 2020, No Comments

‘Tis the season for exchanging gifts with the special people in our lives, but did you know that some wildlife species ...

Mike’s Fish Tank – Blue Lobster & Ghost Shrimp
December 21, 2020, No Comments

A lot of people are interested in other types of creatures besides fish for their aquarium. Here are a couple ideas. The ...

Mike’s Fish Tank – Fiddler Crabs
November 23, 2020, No Comments

A lot of people come to me and wonder why their fiddler crab died. Fiddler crabs are only semi-aquatic, meaning they liv ...

Mike’s Fish Tank – Cory Cats
November 23, 2020, No Comments

Cory cats are a very popular fish. They are well suited to tropical freshwater community aquariums, as they get along we ...

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Creature Feature – A Coyote by Any Other Name…
November 23, 2020, No Comments

Since migrating to our region over a century ago, eastern coyotes have become an established part of the landscape.  Wh ...

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Creature Feature – The Quirky Wild Turkey
November 9, 2020, No Comments

Thanks to reintroduction programs and better management, wild turkeys recovered from the brink of extinction.  Here are ...

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Creature Feature – Nature in Disguise
October 28, 2020, No Comments

Although wild animals don’t trick-or-treat, many do disguise themselves through camouflage.  Both predator and prey s ...

Mike’s Fish Tank – Cold Weather
October 28, 2020, No Comments

As we approach late Autumn and Winter, a lot of people worry about buying fish in cold temperatures. Shopping for fish i ...

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Creature Feature – Dressing for the Season
October 14, 2020, No Comments

Leaves are falling and frost is on the way…sweater weather!  Time to break out our sleek boots, chunky-knit hats and ...