Rose Haired Tarantula Are Spiders Insects or Arachnids? This is the age-old question. Even if you don’t particularly care for creepy crawlies, you most likely have, at one time or another, categorized spiders incorrectly. We are here to set the record straight. Biologists would turn over in their graves at the responses that some people give to this... [Read more of this article]Caring for Your Horse in Cold Weather
Winter Draft Horse Caring for Your Horse in Cold Weather When the weather turns cold, we all take precautions to stay warm and dry. The same applies to animals that don’t live in the house, like horses. There are some suggestions to help you keep your horse comfortable when the temperature drops. If you live in a climate that experiences low temperatures... [Read more of this article]African Cichlids, Meet the world record breakers!
Coming from the continent of Africa are the largest, smallest, and most beautiful cichlids on the planet! African cichlids take the prize for the largest and smallest cichlids in the world! The Nanochromis transvestitusus is the smallest known cichlid, barely reaching over an inch in length. On the other hand, the Boulengerochromis microlepis is the... [Read more of this article]Goby Cichlids, Cute little fish with blue lipstick!
The Goby Cichlids are adorable little fish covered with bright blue spots, and have beautiful blue lips to die for! If there was ever a fish that could take the role of the aquarium jester, it would be the comical little Goby Cichlid. They are so cute with their blue lips, clownish colors and long bulbous noses. And their antics can’t be beat!... [Read more of this article]For a Rainbow Aquarium, Tropheus Moorii cichlids have it all!
For a colorful African cichlid aquarium, imagine a palette of beautiful Tropheus Moorii! With just this one species, you can select from around 50 different fabulous color varieties. Then go even further and add another type from the seven groups of Tropheus cichlids listed below! The Tropheus Moorii, commonly called the Blunthead Cichlid, is an exotic... [Read more of this article]Conestoga Horse Breed, Ushering in 5 historical ‘firsts’ for America
Farmer John Shreiner and his Conestoga Wagon, Lancaster County, PA, circa 1910, Photo courtesy ExplorePAhistory The Conestoga was the first horse breed made in the USA, and with it came cultural influences that are still with us today! The Conestoga Horse is the first actual horse breed to be developed in America. It began to be seen in Pennsylvania... [Read more of this article]