Our Pet and Aquatics Articles

Tue 14, Jun, 2022
Community Fish Tank Inspiration

In my opinion, community fish tanks are just plain fun. Seeing such varieties of fish happily sharing (ok, at least sharing) space in this microverse is fun to watch. At J&M Aquatics and Pet center, our team of fish specialists can help you put together a great tank! Remember, good things come to those who wait. Give your tank and plants time to grow and soon you’ll be inspiration for someone else! Community Fish Tank Inspiration: Compatibility One of the first things to consider with a community tank is compatibility. Using the chart below for saltwater fish, you can see […]

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Tue 31, May, 2022
Freshwater Fish Supplies in Grand Junction
Five Reasons to Get a Fish Tank

Are you trying to convince someone in your life that a fish tank is what you need? We can help! At J&M Aquatics and Pet Center we have LOTS of fish tanks, and many of them are filled with all sorts of fun fish.  Of course we have tanks you can take home and fill with whatever fish or other creatures you might want. So to strengthen your case about getting a fish, read our five reasons to get a fish tank. Variety Variety is the spice of life, right? Well you’ll never be bored with a fish tank! You […]

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Sat 14, May, 2022
Fluval Stratum
Fluval Stratum Series

Stratum has fast become a top substrate choice of planted aquarium enthusiasts worldwide. Collected from the mineral-rich foothills of Japan’s famous Mount Aso volcano, Stratum contains a powerful mix of nutrients and minerals to stimulate growth for a wide variety of freshwater aquatic plants, while helping to maintain ideal water conditions for their overall health. Learn more about our tropical fish and aquarium services here. 

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Wed 27, Apr, 2022
allergies in dogs
Allergies in Dogs

If your dog asks for a “belly scratchin” and you see she’s covered in red hives, she probably has an allergy. While it may seem funny to think of allergies in dogs, it’s not uncommon at all. Allergies are just the immune system overreacting to some substance.  Most allergens are proteins from plants, animals, foods and insects. Symptoms Different allergens produce different symptoms in your pets. A common symptom of allergies in dogs is itching, either in one spot or all over. If your dog seems to be chewing on her paws frequently or scratching more than normal, it could […]

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Thu 14, Apr, 2022
protect your curious cat white kitten on a placemat
How to protect your curious cat

When your cat is too curious, bad things can happen! Cats are curious by nature; they want to be everywhere and see everything. They hate closed doors and always want to know what you’re doing.  Never fear though! If you’re wondering how to protect your curious cat, we’ve got tips. Cabinet Doors To keep your cats out of cabinets they shouldn’t be in (under the sinks, for example) use child-proof locks.  We have done this and it will in fact keep your kitties from opening cabinet doors and checking out all the cleaning supplies. Plants You can use a boundary […]

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Fri 11, Mar, 2022
What is my cat trying to tell me: cat communication
What is My Cat Trying to Tell Me?

If you’ve often asked yourself, “what is my cat trying to tell me” you’re not alone. If you’ve said to your cat, “What are you trying to tell me” you’re also not alone! I know because I do it on a daily basis. However, if you’re close to your pets, you know they do talk to you.  They try their best to communicate with you through sounds, actions, and even where they sit or lie down.  So, for all of those out there asking that question of what is my cat trying to tell me, we have a few suggestions. […]

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