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3 Tips to Create The...

At Southern Aquatics and Pets, the welfare of our fish is of most utter importance! So, we decided that we would make 3, of what we think, are the VERY BEST tips for anyone who is wishing to explore this fun, fishy and Fanatical Hobby, that is Fishkeeping. We can assure our customers, that if sticking to these tips, they will have a HEALTHY,...

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5 common mistakes made...

There are over 800,000 reptiles being kept as pets in the UK and the hobby continues to grow in popularity. With so many different species available and so many different habitats to cater for, how do we avoid problems? Here we’re going to look at 5 common mistakes made by reptile keepers and how to avoid them. 1.) Over Handling...

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How to Keep Your Pond...

With the emergence of Summer, keeping our Garden Ponds Clear and Healthy can be a real challenge. The longer days and warmer weather can result in our Ponds becoming plagued by nuisance blanketweed and green water. There are several steps you can take to prevent or treat such blooms of algae to create your Clear and Healthy Pond… The...

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5 Tips For Training Your...

We are often asked for tips on training customers new puppies. Here we have chosen the 5 most common pieces of advice to help you get the best results from your training. Start training from day 1. Find out what motivates your new friend, is it a certain toy, ball or treat & use this for positive reinforcement. Always reward good...

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Our Guide to Eco-...

RESPLOOT: Reducing plastic waste, one bottle at a time.   That plastic bottle you just threw in the bin… Out of sight and out of mind. No longer your problem, is it? However, billions of other people just did the same thing. Behind closed doors, single use plastic has become one of the largest problems every organism on Earth faces...

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Tips To Keep Your Pets...

When the temperature starts to climb, summer can be an especially dangerous time for pets. Pets are more susceptible to heat than humans, as many cannot perspire and cool themselves the same as us humans do, so it’s vital we pay extra attention to our pets, so we can keep them both happy and healthy as the summer (hopefully!) arrives....

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Summer Pond Accessories

At Southern Aquatics we boast a huge variety of pond products. Whether you are creating a fresh build to house some wonderful fish, or providing some maintenance to an existing pond to bring it back to life, here’s an insight on some of the best products we have available both in store, and online to help you make some improvements to your...

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Raw vs dry: What should...

With so many options available, it’s hard to say if we are feeding our dogs the wrong types of foods. This blog aims to help you evaluate the pros and cons of the different varieties available, sp you can make the choice that’s right for you and your furry friend. Raw Food (The Pro’s): The food that most closely resembles your animal...

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Explore our Poole Store!

For those of you wandering what our store is all about and what variety of products we sell; this blog will give you a good insight into our huge collection of pet products and supplies. After entering our store, you’ll most definitely notice the vibrant colours of the many garden plants filling the trolleys around the doors to the...

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