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The Whitelist

May 12th, 2019

James Spader fans around the world are familiar with the concept of a blacklist. In the aquarium trade, blacklists... Read More »

Happy Tanks-giving

November 23rd, 2018

Gratitude (noun): The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and return kindness. Read More »

Scientific Aquarian

October 27th, 2018

What makes us who we are? Are we slaves to the genes our parents gave us, or does the environment we live in... Read More »

Holi Water

March 2nd, 2018

Sunshine, blossoms, light jackets, and outdoor games are tantalizingly close as spring rounds the corner. For the Indian subcontinent, the arrival of March marks the... Read More »

Fisherman's Dwarf

January 6th, 2018

Dwarf (noun): a member of a mythical race of short, stocky humanlike creatures who are skilled in mining and metalworking. Read More »

Fish or Treat

October 27th, 2017

Well, it’s the week of Halloween already, and now begins the panicked scramble to improvise final costumes. Lucky for us at the Wet Spot... Read More »

The Aquarist's New Groove

September 15th, 2017

Finding yourself in an aquarist’s lull? You could either let the calming sounds of the waves crash over you in perpetuity, or you can take a page out of Disney’s Peruvian Emperor Kuzko’s book... Read More »

Mama's Lil' Devils

July 22nd, 2017

As in any hobby, there are levels of commitment for keeping freshwater fish in aquaria. When starting or growing your tanks, every aquarist should think about... Read More »

Amazonians in Miniature

June 2nd, 2017

With the highly anticipated release of the summer super hero smash starring everyone’s favorite Amazonian Princess, Wonder Woman... Read More »

Fish Worth Fighting For

May 12th, 2017

Did you know that South America contains 3 of the top 10 countries that provide the most freshwater worldwide? Read More »

Memory Stream

April 14th, 2017

With the weekend holiday representing a time of rebirth, we’d like to take a moment to appreciate our roots. The Wet Spot began with... Read More »

Bird in the Hand

April 1st, 2017

To our valued customers, The Wet Spot is excited to announce the new track we are going down this month. Effective immediately... Read More »