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Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast Best of 2018 Special

Welcome to the first episode of 2019! On this first episode of 2019 on Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast, we will celebrate the BEST of Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast in 2018! 2018 was an awesome year for AHP! I got to do a on location broadcast at School of Fish INC, I got to interview some amazing fish keepers, I got to discuss some amazing tropical fish species, and I delievered some high quality tropical fish episodes! 2019 is going to be an awesome year for Aqua Alex, the fish keepers, and...


AHP Special: Facebook Fish Group Owner & Fish Keeper Jeff Handwerg

I am a member of a lot of tropical fish keeping Facebook group! There are some great Facebook groups out there! One group stands out above them all. I have been a member of this group for more than 4 years and I have nothing but good things to say about this group. This group has great members, fun and interactive tropical fish posts, and better yet they allow me to post my fish keeping podcast in their group! The group I am discussing is Fish and Aquarium Discussion Group on...


AHP Special: Ohio Fish Resuce Interview

Many freshwater fish in the aquarium hobby often grow too large for most aquarists to house. Fish like pacu, red tail catfish, Irredescent sharks, and the like are cute when small but grow up as gigantic monsters reaching several feet in length. What is a aquarist going to do with a fish that reaches up to 28'' plus? Often times local fish stores and even public aquariums will turn these fish away due to lack of tank space. It usually results in the fish being killed or released into our...


AHP December 2018 News & Best of 2018 NOMINEES Revealed

Merry Christmas tropical fish keepers!! It's Christmas and Holiday time which means that Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast will be celebrating Christmas fishy style. December also means the end of 2018! 2018 is quickly wrapping up nicely. Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast has some great episodes coming your way this month and you are going to enjoy them all. As a Christmas present to all of you the wonderful tropical fish keeping listeners, I am going to have special guest interviews with fish keepers...


Christmas Season Promo on AHP

Merry Christmas tropical fish keepers! It's the most wonderful time of the year! Oh my jolly, have I got an incredible month in store for you here on Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast! To start off the holiday season, for presents I will be interviewing some awesome special guests!! The following special guests will be interviewed: Big Rich Price and Josh Price from Ohio Fish Rescue Jeff Handwerg from Facebook Fish Group Fish and Aquarium Discussion Group Phil from Tamed Waters AND MANY...


AHP Special: Meet Blue View Aquatics Josh Rodriguez

Four years ago on the Aquatic Wetline I interviewed a gentleman who is very passionate for the aquarium hobby. From that one interview, I quickly became friends with this fish keeper. He loves the aquarium hobby so much that he started his own business in Western Massachusetts. His business is Blue View Aquatics! Blue View Aquatics operates in Western MA, and offers the following: routine Maintenance, Moving Assistance, Medication, Quarantine, Home/Office Delivery, Water Changes, Livestock...



I am BACK in saltwater! I am keeping saltwater aquariums once again! I left the saltwater hobby back in the spring of 2017 due to some hardships I was going through. But, I am back and ready to have an epic saltwater aquarium once again. I am planning out a saltwater predatory community aquarium and it's going to be awesome. On this episode of Saltwater 101, I will be discussing my return to saltwater and what I plan on doing and keeping. Planned for the show: ~ Why am I returning to...


AHP Listener Special: Caring for the Betta Fish

Over the years, there has been one fish that I, Aqua Alex have been asked to do an episode on. Many people love this fish. Kids, college students, adults, and the elderly all love and keep this fish. It is one of the easiest fish to keep in the aquarium hobby.This fish has been around since the 1800's and it's popularity is known worldwide. The fish was used for fighting and is called the ''Siamese Fighting Fish''. Yes, I am talking about the Betta fish! Bettas are a gorgeous fish that...


AHP Listener Special: Fish Keeper James Jones Interview

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it's time for Aqua Alex to show some listener appreciation! I am thankful for all of the fish keepers who listen to my show! I am thankful for all the support and love I get. To show my thankfulness, all through out the month of November, I will be doing listener special episodes which will feature special guests and or topics. What special fish keeping guests and topics will there be this year? Joining the show today is a good friend of mine,...


Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast News & Dave's Pet City Fish Room

The next 2 months are going to be awesome for Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast! This month is Thanksgiving and then next month is Christmas. The holidays are an incredibly busy time of the year for Aqua Alex. The holidays create some interesting episodes for my podcast. This year is no exception! There will be plenty of tropical fish holiday themed episodes of Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast!! Aqua Alex is proud to share some exciting AHP news with all of the wonderful tropical fish keepers who tune...



Happy Halloween tropical fish keeper's!! Today is the day that monsters come out of hiding and look to scare! Monster fish come on out of their caves and feed on the little fish! Aqua Alex is proud to celebrate Halloween with all of you! I have put together a wonderful action packed Halloween bash featuring some awesome tropical fish discussion and even Halloween discussion. Today marks the conclusion of Monster Fish Month! We are going to get spooky on this episode as I discuss scary...


Aqua Alex Fish Keeper's Open Forum Q AND A: October 2018

It's time for our next installment of Aqua Alex Fish Keeper's Open Forum Q AND A! This is the October 2018 edition! NEW TO THE AQUA ALEX FISH KEEPER'S OPEN FORUM IS A SEGMENT CALLED AQUA ALEX ASKS YOU! AQUA ALEX ASKS YOU WILL KICK OFF EACH AND EVERY FISH KEEPER'S OPEN FORUM Q AND A! AQUA ALEX ASKS YOU IS WHERE I, AQUA ALEX ASKS YOU THE FISH KEEPER'S QUESTIONS!!!!!! YOU, THE FISH KEEPER'S HAVE THE ANSWERS! I want to thank everyone for submitting some wonderful answers! BIG Shout-out to the...


AHP Halloween 2018 Aquatic Bash Promo

Halloween is coming up real soon! As a matter of Fact, Halloween is this Wednesday! Fish keeper's have something to look forward to on Halloween. On Wednesday October 31st, 2018 (Halloween) Aqua Alex and Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast will have an Aquatic Halloween Party that all tropical fish lovers are invited too. Come celebrate Halloween in a fun scary fishy way! A fun action packed show with monster fish chat, Halloween scary stories, and more! On the Halloween 2018 Aquatic Bash you can...


Monster Fish Keepers on AHP: Peacock Bass & Monsters W/ Robert Schmidt

Monster Fish Keeper Robert Schmidt joins Aqua Alex for a fun Monster fish chat here on Monster Fish Month. Robert Schmidt keeps Oscar Cichlids, Peacock Bass, a Silver Arowana, and Motoro (freshwater) stingrays. What monster fish chat will Robert bring to Aqua Alex? One thing is for sure, monster fish keepers will enjoy this show! For the first time ever on Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast, Rob and I will be discussing Peacock Bass! Peacock Bass are an amazing predatory fish! PLANNED FOR THE...


Monster Fish Keepers on AHP: Tank Busters Part 1

Some tropical fish have the potential to grow to epic enormous sizes!! These tropical fish species can reach sizes of 3 feet to 5 feet. We call these species of fish ''TANKBUSTERS''! We call them tankbusters because they can literally bust a fish tank wide open when spooked. Believe it or not, it has happened. However, the term tank buster mainly implies that the fish gets too big for any home aquarium. Welcome to the first ''series'' on Monster Fish Keepers!! I will be doing some...


AHP Fish of the Week October 15th: Giant Gourami (Osphronemus Goramy)

To kick start the week for you the tropical fish keepers, I have chosen a unique oddball fish to be the fish of the week. This fish is truly a monster!! It can grow up to 20'' in length. It starts out as a cute baby but as it matures it turns into a fish only it's keeper could love. This fish has a personality that will win their owners heart. This week’s fish of the week is a type of gourami. Gouramis encompass many different species. Some of which stay relatively small reaching only 3’’...


AHP Fish of the Week October 9th: Flagtail Prochilodus

October is Monster Fish Month and all through out the month, I, Aqua Alex will be discussing monster fish and fish that grow large. Monster Fish Month includes Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast Fish of the week. Each week in October, I am going to highlight a different species of monster growing large predatory fish! This week's fish of the week is a fish that comes from South America! It is a fish that can grow anywhere from 12'' to 18'' in length! It is a shoaling species of fish that can be seen...


Monster Fish Keepers on AHP: Monster Fish VS. Feeder Fish

Time for another episode of Monster Fish Keepers here on Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast. October is Monster Fish Month where I, Aqua Alex will discuss the monster fish that come out to hunt and eat the little fish. No little fish is safe as monsters of all kind, all sizes, and all personalities come out to prey. In 2015, on Aquatic Wetline, Aqua Alex hosted a special fish keeper debut with his friend William T Hannaford aka Discus Man Willy T. The debate was called Monster Fish VS Feeder Fish...


Monster Fish Keepers on AHP: Freshwater Stingrays W/ Marty Jandura

It's October and that means it's time for the monsters to come out, scare the little fish, and play! All month long on Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast it will be Monster Fish Month as we celebrate Halloween! To kick start Monster Fish Month, I am going to be talking about a fish that comes from South America! This fish can deliver a very painful and toxic sting! Locals fear this fish more than the piranha! What fish can cause more intimidation than a piranha? THE FRESHWATER STINGRAY OF COURSE!...


Saltwater 101: Setting Up & Cycling Saltwater Aquariums

Now that we have been introduced to saltwater, figured out what saltwater set-ups there are, and what equipment is needed for saltwater aquariums we are ready to move on to the next step! Listen here if you haven't been introduced to saltwater. Today, we take it a step further and get you ready for livestock!! Aqua Alex discusses setting up and cycling your saltwater aquarium. Find out everything...