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Gold Angelfish

Gold Angelfish

This Gold Angelfish has some veilness genes somewhere in its background. Because the tail is not long and flowing, the veil traing is a generation or more removed.
Pros & Cons of Having a Trash Compacter

Pros & Cons of Having a Trash Compacter

A trash compacter is used in residences and commercial businesses in efforts to reduce the amount of garbage and trash. They can be found inside the home, but very large commercial units are located outside.
Information on Cal Spa Hot Tub Plumbing

Information on Cal Spa Hot Tub Plumbing

Cal Spas is a California-based hot tub manufacturer that focuses on making home resorts, offering spas, gazebos and other home luxuries. Care and maintenance of their hot tubs starts with the plumbing system, which is integral for running the unit.
Design Tips for the Perfect Outdoor Kitchen

Design Tips for the Perfect Outdoor Kitchen

Before you plan an outdoor kitchen, become familiar with smart and basic design considerations that will save you time, frustration and money.
Our home Aquarium

Our home Aquarium

Our home Aquarium an entry in the Freshwater Aquarium Photo Ace Contest
What to Look For in a Hot Tub - The Top 5

What to Look For in a Hot Tub - The Top 5

After having bought or sold several hot tubs for friends and family, I have narrowed down my list of what to look for in a hot tub to five different areas. There are a lot more but these five will save you the most headaches.
Goldfish Care in a Pond

Goldfish Care in a Pond

Goldfish in an outdoor pond provide your garden with both color and movement. They are a lively part of a water garden, and they also help fertilize your water plants with their droppings. To keep these brightly colored fish looking their best and to ensure their optimal health, understand what need
The Harsh Truth About Pools And Kids

The Harsh Truth About Pools And Kids

WARNING! This article includes a sensitive content. A pool can be such a delight for the whole family - more a delight in fact for the youngsters. Let's admit shall we? Our kids add joy to our lives but sometimes they can really turn into a chore, if not a source of severe headache. We chase af
How to Fix the Foam in a Hot Tub

How to Fix the Foam in a Hot Tub

Foam is a problem that many hot tub owners face. When you go into the hot tub, there are many things that come off of you---hair products, deodorants, lotions, skin and laundry soap from swimsuits (see Tips). These products build up, and while some of it gets taken care of by your filter, a lot rema
How a Deck Can Enhance the Landscape of Your Swimming Pool

How a Deck Can Enhance the Landscape of Your Swimming Pool

This article discusses how adding a deck to a swimming pool can make a difference.It also discusses how the transformation of this addition to a pool is done.
Pool Water Fountains: What Is Right for Your Property?

Pool Water Fountains: What Is Right for Your Property?

If a new swimming pool is in the works for your property, why not take it to the limits and design a custom pool water fountain? This is an excellent way to bring your landscape to life and create a special space for entertaining, romantic evenings, or just a lot more fun with the family.
Different Kinds of Pools for Your Home

Different Kinds of Pools for Your Home

If you are thinking about installing a swimming pool in your home, you will have to make many decisions. Some of the questions that you need to answer are what kind of swimming pool would you want? What will be the pool's main function? Will kids be using it? How much space do you have?
Swimming Pool Shapes & Sizes

Swimming Pool Shapes & Sizes

If you've always dreamed of having a nice swimming pool in the backyard, the choices have never been more diverse. Above-ground and in-ground swimming pools come in a variety of sizes and shapes. Three common shapes for in-ground pools are figure-8, rectangular and kidney, of varying depths, but con
Inground Spa Ideas

Inground Spa Ideas

Inground spas are different from hot tubs, which usually have less "bells and whistles" than spas. An inground spa is a hydrotherapeutic tub used for relaxation and rejuvenation. Inground spas can also use jets, lighting and comfort settings. The circular whirlpool action of the water in a spa can b
Ideas for Celebrating Hanukkah

Ideas for Celebrating Hanukkah

Hanukkah, aka Chanukah, is the eight-day Festival of Lights. It starts on the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev, which coincides with late November - December on the secular calendar. It celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, purity over adulteration, and spirituality over materiality. We&a
Sauna Kits For Every Budget

Sauna Kits For Every Budget

Besides being delightfully relaxing, there are several health benefits to proper use of a sauna. The high temperatures cause profuse sweating which flushes toxins and impurities from the body and improves circulation.
How to Clean Swimming Pool Grout

How to Clean Swimming Pool Grout

Having your own swimming pool means properly maintaining it. One of the most important facets of cleaning a pool involves the grout. Grout is very porous. Over time grout lines in pools can fill up with dirt, sand and algae to name a few. Failure to maintain correct chemical balances in your pool ca
Solid Or Mesh Inground Pool Covers - Which Type is Right For You?

Solid Or Mesh Inground Pool Covers - Which Type is Right For You?

It is true that a swimming pool is expensive. It is often more costly to maintain it. That is why you should definitely use items that can provide for the protection of your investment. The inground pool covers have a lot of advantages. They provide for the cleanliness of the tank and the water in i
Best Gifts For Hot Tub Owners

Best Gifts For Hot Tub Owners

Searching for the best gift for a hot tub lover? There is a lot to choose from and you don't have to break your budget!
Maintain Your Swimming Pool

Maintain Your Swimming Pool

The single most important factor that directly affects your health is, of course, the pool water! Your filter system keeps the water clean and the pump keeps it circulating through the filter. So far so good, but what else should you be doing to ensure that your pool water is good enough for you and