I know lately my content has focused on all that’s wrong in the world, and honestly that gets depressing! I do apologize for that, but it’s just the things I’ve been researching in hopes of making a change in the world. I’d like to end this series on pollution on a happy note, so today … More We Still Have Hope
Pollution isn’t the only problem disturbing ecosystems. The threat of overfishing has escalated to the point of becoming a serious problem. Since the mid 20th century, money-hungry fishing industries have used any methods necessary to bring in the biggest haul, and it’s showing. The large amount of fish being taken from the oceans are having … More What is Overfishing?
A lot of crap ends up in the ocean. Scientists estimate that up to 12 MILLION TONS of plastic enters oceans worldwide every year. That’s the equivalent of one trash truck full every minute. One of the main reasons for this is there’s so much is litter. While some waste comes from fishing vessels and … More Does Litter Really Matter?
This week I’ll be sharing another one of my incredible animal experiences-visiting the Georgia Aquarium! I went for my birthday, and this experience was easily one of the best presents I’ve ever received! I also appreciated the fact that many of the animals there were only in captivity because they were not fit to be … More I Visited The Georgia Aquarium!
Welcome to the last post of my SCUBA series! So far I’ve discussed the history of SCUBA (here), the basics of SCUBA diving (here), and the best diving spots (here). I hope you’ve enjoyed this series, and make sure to continue visiting because I know I’ll revisit this subject again someday. I must admit although I’ve never … More SCUBA Gear: What to Buy and What not to Buy
Welcome back to my SCUBA diving series! I have always been fascinated by the underwater world, and one of the best ways to explore it is through SCUBA diving. As Jaques Cousteau said, “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever,” and I am indeed spellbound. If you are … More SCUBA Diving 101
This week I’ll take a break from my SCUBA series to promote a few organizations. If you’re interested in participating in Giving Tuesday, this post is perfect for you! -Cornell Lab of Ornithology The Cornell Lab is dedicated to preserving birds and other wildlife. They are committed to learning about the animals we share this … More Conservation Organizations You Should Support
Welcome back to my series about SCUBA diving! I think one of the easiest ways to learn about life is to see it up close, so today I’ll be showing you some of the best places to do so. Of course, you still may have your doubts about diving, after all SCUBA diving is rather … More Best SCUBA Diving Sites
Now that you know all about the ocean, you want to get in it, right? Well, what better way to do that than SCUBA diving? As I researched the ocean I became very interested in SCUBA, so this series I’ll share all you need to know about equipment, the best diving spots, various diving techniques, … More My New Series- SCUBA Diving!
Sharks. The most deadly creatures on earth, killing countless people, the very fish that keep us in the shallow ends. I mean, they murder people all of the time, right? Wrong! These misunderstood animals are actually injured and killed by humans more than people are by them! This week, I’ll talk about sharks, the most misconstrued … More Addressing the Elephant in the Ocean
Welcome to the third post of my series! Today I will be sharing the impact people have on our environment, especially our oceans. Please read this through to the end, because I spent a lot of time researching this and this is information you need to know! Most people aren’t aware of the consequences their … More The Truth About Our Oceans
Yesterday I purchased my second betta fish (the picture on the post label), a twin tail half-moon betta named Alpha. (Get it? From the greek alphabet, the first letter is alpha and the second is beta, pronounced the same as betta like the fish) He’s such a beautiful, curious little guy and I thought I … More Betta Fish Tips
Welcome to the official end of the saltwater tank series! But don’t worry if you have a freshwater tank- I will have do-it-yourself crafts that work for both freshwater and saltwater. If you enjoy saving money and hands-on crafts, please like this post! Without further ado, I present DIY Projects For Your Aquarium! 1. DIY … More DIY Projects For Your Aquarium
Back on track for the saltwater tank series! I promised I would share pictures of a few ideas for saltwater reef tanks, so here are some of my favorites! And, of course, nano tanks! I hope you liked this post! Comment below if you used any of these pictures to design your tank!
Welcome to the second part of my saltwater aquarium series! I hope you enjoy reading this! I gathered most of my information from this post. First of all, you can’t forget water testing. You should test your pH and alkalinity very week. The ph is regulated by dissolved carbonate buffers. The alkalinity is the measure … More How to Maintain a Saltwater Tank