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2015-03-31 08:40:29

WILMINGTON, Ohio, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeowners love to bring the comforts of the indoors to their outdoor spaces, but sometimes elaborate designs are not in the budget or the property

2015-03-30 12:28:00

Co-op introduces five new REI Adventures destinations and donates 10 percent of proceeds from park trips to the National Park Foundation SEATTLE, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-26 23:13:46

Top athletes have met their match in SYNLawn's new SpeedTurf™

2015-03-26 23:11:38

The Strong Arm Cups beer pong kit keeps the fun of beer pong without the filth Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 25, 2015 Strong Arm Cups beer pong kit introduces

2015-03-26 23:10:20

Synthetic turf specialists considered for ‘Best Technology Partnership’. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 25, 2015 Bonar Yarns and Act Global were recently

2015-03-26 23:09:46

Cox Pools receives Best in Destin award for “Best Pool Building/Service” from the readers of VIP Destin Magazine. Panama City Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 25,

2015-03-26 16:36:36

MISSION, Kan., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) The arrival of sun and climbing temperatures mark the end of months in hibernation and the ideal time to refresh your outdoor

2015-03-26 12:26:59

COO to Co-Present Session on Using Technology to Drive Customer Engagement LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NTN

2015-03-25 08:28:20

BALTIMORE, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Reebok and Les Mills, both pioneers in group fitness, are creating a series of one-day festivals that will see crowds of up to 6,000 people working

2015-03-24 08:30:16

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowned as one of the world's five major stand up paddleboard races for 2015 by Australia's


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Aquascaping
2013-04-02 10:31:02

Aquascaping is the art of arranging aquatic plants along with rocks, cavework, stones, or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing manner within an aquarium. Aquascape designs incorporate numerous distinctive styles. Usually, an aquascape houses fish as well as plants, although it’s possible to produce an aquascape with solely plants, or with rockwork or other hardscape and no plants. Even though the main goal of aquascaping is to construct an artful underwater landscape, the technical...

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2009-01-17 17:55:07

The Jack Dempsey (Rocio octofasciata) is a species of freshwater fish that is found across North and Central America (from Mexico south to the Honduras). Its common name is likened to that of the famous 1920s boxer Jack Dempsey, because of its strong facial features and aggressive nature. It is found in slow-moving waters, such as areas that are swampy, weedy, murky, and/or warm. It is common in sand-bottom canals, drainage ditches, and rivers. This species has been introduced to Australia,...

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2007-04-10 15:54:54

The Pearl Danio (Danio albolineatus) is a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae). Originating in Sumatra, Burma, and Thailand, this fish is sometimes found in community tanks by fish keeping hobbyists. It grows to a maximum length of 2.6 in (6.5 cm) and lives for around 5 years. The fish has a pink body and two light yellow/white stripes. It has an iridescent look. The fish has two pair of barbels. In the wild, the Pearl Danio is found in along the surface of small,...

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2007-04-10 14:17:18

The Pearlscale is a breed of fancy goldfish which is commonly stocked in the aquarium trade. It has a short round body, and its noted feature (as the name suggests) is the white domed scales which rise out of the body slightly, glittering in the aquarium lights. This appearance is due to extra calcified scale material building up in the center of each scale. A variant of this breed with head growth is quite common and known as the Crown Pearlscale. It is a highly sociable fish (like all...

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2007-04-10 14:06:21

A Fantail goldfish is a standard "fancy" type of goldfish. It has a dual-lobed tail, unlike its cousin the common or comet. Its fins can be different sizes, ranging from 1-3 in or more in length. A typical fantail has paired fins, including anal fins, a single dorsal fin, and a round, pointed body shape. It can range in color, from bronze (known as chocolate), orange, red, calico, and mixes of the colors. It is the third hardiest of the fancy goldfish with Comet first and Shubunkin second,...

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bowerly
  • Large; stout; burly.
The word 'bowerly' is an alteration of 'burly'.