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2015-01-16 16:20:48

Pyramyd Air, the world's largest online airgun retailer, has tallied the sales of all guns, optics and ammo on its site and come up with the top-sellers for 2014.

2015-01-15 16:23:40

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan.

2015-01-15 08:27:00

SHANGHAI, Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yazhong Surfboard Manufacturing Co.

2015-01-14 12:20:37

Air Venturi, an exclusive airgun, airsoft and ammunition importer of many leading international airgun brands, including calibers up to .50, will be attending Shot Show 2015 for its 7th consecutive

2015-01-13 08:27:25

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan.

2015-01-09 23:02:53

Celebrating its 53rd year of operation, McCracken Basketball Camps is pleased to present basketball camps across the Midwest with locations in Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and Ohio.

2015-01-09 23:01:55

iCOMBAT's state-of-the-art laser tag software on pace to become world's most popular. Whitewater, WI (PRWEB) January 09, 2015 iCOMBAT, the world-wide

2015-01-09 12:23:16

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart announced the members of its professional angling team that will hit the water in 2015.

2015-01-08 23:09:32

A full range of products including cedar playsets, swing set accessories, swing set hardware and rubber playground mulch are available at Eastern Jungle Gym's new website. Carmel,

2015-01-08 23:03:27

Over the past five years, The Orvis Company has been inviting customers to submit pictures of their dogs as part of a contest to be on the cover of the Orvis catalog.


Latest Recreation Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.