Posts tagged ‘Pet Carriers’

May 2nd, 2012

Types of food for the fish to eat

by tocuser4

There are many species of fish that have different types of tastes. But the owner of the pet fish should know about what kind of fish it is or what it likes to eat. Only then can you feed your fish with a proper diet otherwise your fish can die. To maintain good health of yours pet fish there are many foods available for feeding. Many commercial foods are available for the fishes to feed but it should enriched with vitamins, nutrients, live food and trace elements.

Below are various types of food items that fish eat:

  • Dried fish food is more popular and available in the form of tablets, flakes, pellets and sticks. These foods are artificially manufactured.
  • Vacation fish food is used when the owner is going out on vacation. You can keep the food in one part of the aquarium where it will releases a small quantity of food every day.
  • Prepared fish food is a food prepared by the aquarists which it is already in the form of consumption.
  • Frozen fish food is the food which includes mosquito larvae, worms, blood worms, water fleas and brine shrimps.
  • Medicated fish food is the food which contains medicine in it and it is one of the best ways to provide medication to the fish.
  • Live food is the food which includes brine shrimp, earth worms, sludge worms, feeder fish, larvae, and micro worms.

Make sure that you give the sufficient amount of food to the fish other wise fishes can overfeed the food you supplied and can cause death.
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June 8th, 2011

Tips to Choose a Sling Pet Carrier

by Andrew Veazey

Traveling with pets is now not impossible – pet carriers ensure a safe and secured pet-friendly travel. There are many choices for pet carriers. While most pet owners consider the need for travel when choosing a pet carrier, some others consider sling pet carriers to show off their unique style. Sling pet carriers are ideal for carrying your small pets along with you for a vet, park, shop, or an outing. Here are some tips to choose a sling pet carrier.

  • Choosing a right-sized pet carrier is necessary. Consider the size of your pet, ensure that the carrier is comfortable for the animal.
  • The sling pet carrier should be sturdy made of plastic or a durable fabric material. Make sure that it can withstand the pet’s constant chewing.
  • Check if the sling carrier has enough holes for ventilation.
  • Find if the carrier is easy to clean or not. Sling carriers made of plastic are easy to clean as they are can be sprayed and washed after use.
  • Ensure that the water and food bowl attachments are sturdy and secure firmly to the sling carrier.
  • A wide range of choices are available with respect to size, style, color, and shape of the sling pet carriers. Some are travel-friendly and made of different types of materials.
  • The most important thing to consider is the strength of straps of the sling carrier.
  • Avoid those which are designed like clothes wrapped around your body as they may not be comfortable to the pet.
  • String bags with adjustable straps are better to prefer.
  • Airline specific sling carriers should be chosen carefully. Make sure that they have exact measurements and specifications to be approved by the airlines.

Consider the above tips to get a right sling pet carrier that is stylish as well as comfortable. read more »