Prominent Conservationist Joins Panthera – Petcha

Conservationist and creator Dr. George Schaller was named vp of Panthera, a corporation devoted to defending the world’s wild cats and their habitats. Schaller spent greater than 50 years working for the Wildlife Conservation Society, the place he performed seminal research on lions, tigers and snow leopards. He has labored …

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Agility Training Techniques: Backchaining – Petcha

The precept of backchaining requires educating the final merchandise first, then including the following-to-final merchandise and so forth, progressively lengthening the chain of occasions and all the time reinforcing and ending with the identical closing goal conduct. Backchaining is an excellent strategy to break down many advanced agility abilities. Everything …

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Nonprofit Aims to Help Displaced Pets

Fueled by the rising phenomena of “foreclosure pets,” Cheryl Lang lately launched No Paws Left Behind, a nonprofit group devoted to elevate consciousness and discover options for pet house owners dealing with foreclosures. The group’s web site directs guests, based mostly on their zip code, to native animal shelters and different …

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Rare Dog Breeds Born in the U.S.A.

If you ask somebody to call a couple of American breeds, likelihood is they’ll provide you with the Boston Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, American Foxhound and maybe the Chesapeake Bay Retriever. However, the United States has produced a number of breeds which are nearly unknown besides in sure areas or …

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Tunze’s Turbelle Masterstream – Petcha

Tunze’s Turbelle Masterstream is a excessive-capability propeller pump meant for aquarists working giant aquariums that want a robust and large circulation fee. The Turbelle Masterstream has been designed for max effectivity at economical power consumption. It stays quiet and consumes much less power than standard pumps. Turbelle Masterstream’s efficiency is controllable, …

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Aquarium Wave Makers – Petcha

Q. What is the cope with wave makers? I don’t perceive precisely why they’re needed, or why simply utilizing a reasonable powerhead isn’t enough for reef fish and corals? I wish to know extra in regards to the apply of, “making waves” within the saltwater aquarium and if it truly is …

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Tropical Fish Word of the Day: Mangrove

Mangrove: (n.) A slow-growing, medium-sized tree or shrub that grows in coastal areas. Mangroves are tolerant of excessive salinity, and can even develop in brackish and freshwater situations in the aquarium. These bushes, which will need to have their leaves above water, will be trimmed and pruned to develop in an …

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Tips for Aquarium Plant Lighting

To present the most effective lighting for your aquarium vegetation, use the next suggestions. For a profitable planted aquarium, select the proper gentle bulb, use the lights for 10 to 12 hours a day, aquascape for most gentle and preserve the bulbs. Choosing the Best Plant Light Bulb Provide the perfect PUR for your …

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Rabbit Eats Possibly Toxic Plant

Q: I’ve a rabbit that ate the ends off of my bromeliad plant. Will this damage the rabbit? The rabbit ate them early this morning (about 5 a.m.) and once I went again to the nursery the place I bought the plant, they instructed me that the bromeliad is understood …

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