Whether you are just visiting or a permanent resident, you’d be mad to miss the wildlife in our famous rock pools! You may be surprised to know that a five-minute drive (or less) from the hustle and bustle of Blackpool town centre lies a little piece of paradise. Blackpool South Beach (known as Starr Gate) […]
About James Fullman
Working in the Aquarium trade since the last century!
James was a specialist aquarist at the wonderful Blackpool Tower Aquarium before joining Atlas Aquatics.
A real-life 'Crocodile Dundee', he is also on call for the RSPCA when any loose snakes or other reptiles are reported in the Fylde Coast area!
Entries by James Fullman
We have noticed a huge increase in interest in wildlife ponds and this is fantastic! One thing that all animals need is water. This makes installing a wildlife pond in your garden the most important thing that you can do for the animals in your area. You would be amazed at the diversity that even […]
As Fishkeepers, we have a responsibility to provide the best possible care for our pets. Moving home is a stressful event. It means a change in environment and unfamiliar surroundings. For fish, this change is even more of a shock. The chances are that the water in their new tank will have dozens of subtle […]
How to set up a fish tank for the first time! This is not as difficult as you might think if you follow our simple guide. It is a well known fact that aquariums are relaxing. If you have never set a fish tank up before it can seem a little daunting but it really […]
Everybody loves the sound of moving water in their garden but with so many pumps and filters to choose from, where do you start? It can seem hard when you are faced with such a huge selection but it can be easy to choose when you understand what each one does. Pumps move water. Filters […]
Nearly every fish keeper will suffer from problem algae at some point. It is important to remember that algae is just a symptom of an underlying problem. Algae growth can be useful for helping to understand more about the way your tank works. Why does my tank have algae? Algae is a very primitive type […]
Every year thousands of people decide to add a water feature to their garden. Aside from creating a beautiful focal point, the sound of gently running water is always a beautiful thing. Even the smallest garden pond will provide refuge and drinking water to a huge variety of wildlife, from birds to amphibians and a […]
Choosing the correct substrate is one of the most important decisions you will make when setting up your aquarium. What type of tank would you like, for example, fresh water or marine? Are you only going to use artificial plants or would you prefer a natural substrate that enables you to grow live plants? Would […]
The Christmas rush and record livestock sales has cleared the way for some exciting new stock in 2018. Here is what will be arriving in the next couple of weeks! Remember to let us know if you would like us to reserve any livestock for you! Tropical Freshwater Livebearers Assorted types of male and female […]
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