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The Spotlight

The educational weekly newsletter published especially for you.

He's Her Lobster

May 5th, 2017

Pop culture has taught us through masterpieces like “March of the Penguins” or “The Lion King” that humans feel connected to other animals that form lasting pair bonds. This mating strategy is also found in... Read More »

Know Your Biotope

April 28th, 2017

It’s no secret in the aquarium hobby that diverse community tanks are the most interesting and fun to manage. Community tanks, however... Read More »

School is in Session

April 21st, 2017

Spring break is over, which means students all over the country are now counting down to their summer vacations. Before breaking out your bikinis... 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 »

How Loach Can You Go?

March 22nd, 2017

Every aquarist has struggled at some point with keeping a tank clean. Sometimes the best way to handle this is with... Read More »

Go with the Flow

March 17th, 2017

Like fish, there are all kinds of freshwater aquarists. Some meticulously curate and breed rare species, do frequent water changes and put oodles of elbow grease into keeping their tanks immaculate at all times. Others prefer to... Read More »

Just a Little Bit of History Repeating

March 3rd, 2017

History repeats itself, and yes, that means evolutionary history as well. Species with distinct and separate ancestry are often found... Read More »

Seeking Cichlids

February 24th, 2017

Cichlids are the name of our game here at the Wet Spot. While we do have vast selections of both popular, and rare freshwater fish... Read More »

Give Bees a Chance

February 16th, 2017

You may have noticed bees are a hot topic in the news these days concerning their... Read More »

Raiders of the Lost Shark

February 10th, 2017

In a globalized society with more information than we could ever need at our fingertips, we often forget... Read More »

Tied Up in a Rainbow

February 3rd, 2017

The usual name of our game here at the Wet Spot is to highlight the unique characteristics of rare and beautiful freshwater fish. Some fish, however... Read More »