Author Archives for Wet Spot Tropical Fish

Long Bodies, Long Ranges

September 3, 2021 12:42 pm Published by Comments Off on Long Bodies, Long Ranges

Among mammals and many other taxonomic groups, body size is positively correlated with the species’ geographic range...

She’s Like a Rainbow

August 20, 2021 2:01 pm Published by Comments Off on She’s Like a Rainbow

Appearing after storms and giving hope to those who behold their beauty, rainbows are an important symbol across...

Body Posi-fish-ity

August 13, 2021 2:23 pm Published by Comments Off on Body Posi-fish-ity

Great news aquarists - Popular culture is finally catching up to fish culture! Specifically, the understanding that there isn’t an “ideal” human form is quickly becoming the norm...

Julie & Julidochromis

July 19, 2019 4:41 pm Published by Comments Off on Julie & Julidochromis

A good aquascape is built from the bottom up, and sometimes, the bottom is simply where it’s at, the best scapes staying shallow...

A Cory Story

July 12, 2019 4:22 pm Published by Comments Off on A Cory Story

A good aquascape is built from the bottom up, and sometimes, the bottom is simply where it’s at, the best scapes staying shallow...

Fish and Chip on my Shoulder

July 5, 2019 3:54 pm Published by Comments Off on Fish and Chip on my Shoulder

Good day to you, fair aquarists! We hope you all kicked off your long weekend in celebration of American independence from the British Empire! Here, in 21st century American society, the English...

Bred And Butter

June 28, 2019 3:49 pm Published by Comments Off on Bred And Butter

Malcolm Gladwell asserts in his book “Outliers” that the key to expertise in any given field is gained in 10,000 hours of practice...

Sumer-salt

June 21, 2019 3:34 pm Published by Comments Off on Sumer-salt

Another season, come and gone! Today marks the longest day of the year here in the Northern hemisphere, and I for one am...

Embrace Diversity

June 14, 2019 4:58 pm Published by Comments Off on Embrace Diversity

Aquarists are well familiar with the fact that tanks and their care extend far past the fish for which they've made a home...

Conservation Station

June 7, 2019 3:21 pm Published by Comments Off on Conservation Station

As animal lovers, it is a priority at The Wet Spot to keep close tabs on the natural wellbeing of the many fish species we receive, breed, and share with our clientele. Whether we’re checking to make sure prolific species aren’t being overfished, or if endangered species...