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Category: Plants

Why all freshwater fish need live plants for a happy, healthy life

Rosy Tetra Aquarium Freshwater Fish love plants as a snack - Pisces Reef Fish Emporium of Las Vegas, NV
Posted On: October 11, 2017

Freshwater aquariums usually include plants. Live plants are essential to a well balanced aquarium. They provide a more natural habitat for fish, and offer benefits that cannot be duplicated by artificial plants. Live plants grow and respire. During daylight hours, they take in carbon dioxide and give off oxygen. Keep in mind that at night… Read more »

Plant of the Month – Amazon Sword Plant

Pisces Reef Fish Emporium of Las Vegas, NV - Amazon Sword Plant
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The Amazon Sword plant is a freshwater plant. It is easy to care for making it pretty popular around fish hobbyists. It will thrive in tropical set ups with a temperature of 72-82 degrees Fahrenheit. Amazon Swords do not do well in very cold temperatures, so it is not suitable for ponds. The leaves of… Read more »

Coupons! Coupons!! Coupons!!!

Pisces Reef Tank
Posted On: April 23, 2017

Pisces Reef is your one-stop-fish-shop for all your freshwater & saltwater needs. Besides livestock, we also carry a wide selection of aquariums, pumps, filtration systems, livestock food, aquarium accessories, and so much more. Pisces Reef Fish Emporium is the #1 fish store in town, and we invite you to see why! Just print the coupon… Read more »

Plant of the Month – Driftwood

Freshwater Driftwood - Pisces Reef Fish Emporium of Las Vegas, Nevada
Posted On: December 4, 2016

A great way to decorate your aquarium is by adding freshwater driftwood. It adds character to your aquarium. Adding driftwood to your aquarium gives it a more natural aesthetic. A small piece hidden among a patch of live plants can give your fish a place to hide, but it can also make your tank look… Read more »

Plant of the Month- Moss Balls

Moss Balls - Pisces Reef Fish Emporium of Las Vegas, Nevada
Posted On: November 19, 2016

Marimo commonly called moss balls are freshwater plant life. A moth ball is formed from the growth of algae. They are not moss at all. Marimo moss balls are large green balls with a velvety appearance. In Japanese, marimo translates to “seaweed ball.” Marimo balls are very easy to care for. They require low to… Read more »

Pisces Reef Fish Emporium Voted Las Vegas Top 25

Pisces Reef Fish E mporium Voted Las Vegas Top 25 in pet services
Posted On: July 26, 2016

Pisces Reef Fish Emporium is so proud to be named one of Las Vegas Top 25 businesses in the pet service industry. Thank you Las Vegas! Here is a little preview of the video we are submitting to Las Vegas Top 25. We also have to say thank you to our GREAT staff! We are… Read more »

Plant of the Month – Cabomba

Cabomba Freshwater Plant
Posted On: July 21, 2016

Cabomba are popular freshwater plants. They are sometimes called Brazilian fanworts. They have divided feathery green leaves in the shape of a fan. Cabomba are densely growing plants that make for a natural looking background in a planted aquarium. They are decorative pieces for your aquarium, but are also fuctional too. They are great for… Read more »

Report Card Time!

Pisces Reef Good Report Card
Posted On: June 7, 2016

It is that time of year again. Report card time! Here at Pisces Reef Fish Emporium we say reward your student for all of their hard work since the beginning of the year. Acknowledgement goes a long way. Just our way of telling the kids to keep up the good work. For every “A” or… Read more »

Temperature Fluctuations

Temperature Fluctuations - Pisces Reef Fish Emporium of Las Vegas, NV
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Summer is write around the corner. And with summer, aquarium temperatures seem to fluctuate. Sunlight is a big factor in the temperature of your aquarium. As we get closer to summer, the days seem to get longer and the sun seems to get more intense. It is usually a good rule of thumb to set… Read more »

Tropical Fish Water Parameters

Posted On: April 12, 2016

Water chemistry is one of the most important aspects of your aquarium. Water parameters have everything to do with the fish you keep. pH is a common specification most hobbyist have trouble controlling. There are many ways to alter the pH of your water. Water changes are great for raising your pH. Adding rocks to… Read more »