Hand Feeding Your Axolotl

Hand Feeding Your Axolotl

There really is no trick to “teaching” an axolotl to eat out of your hand. Remember, that cute little guy sitting at the bottom of your tank is a predator by nature. If you hold food in front of his mouth and he’s hungry, he will go for it. Don’t worry about being...
The Rudiments of Water Chemistry

The Rudiments of Water Chemistry

Most aquarists will happily debate water quality to the point of being obsessive. Water is, after all, the atmosphere on which your pets depend. It isn’t necessary to have a degree in chemistry to maintain a healthy aquarium, but you will need to do some water...
Daily Care of a Capybara

Daily Care of a Capybara

Make no mistake; people who decide to keep capybaras as pets are willing to make a lot of modifications to their homes and lives to accommodate these giant rodents. If you search online you’ll find stories from capybara owners who have installed extra toilets into...
Do Capybara Make Good Pets?

Do Capybara Make Good Pets?

Like many exotic animals with unusually good natures, the capybara has been brought into the pet trade. Just because they are kept as companion animals, however, does not necessarily mean this is a good idea. Before you consider adopting a capybara as a pet, you...
Characteristics of True Eels

Characteristics of True Eels

All true eels have a laundry list of readily identifiable characteristics including: elongated bodies a snake-like appearance no pelvic fins no pectoral fins no gill cover openings no scales continuous dorsal and anal fins locomotion via flowing, undulating strokes...