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Welcome to Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast! This is the tropical fish keeper's podcast! Every and anything aquarium and tropical fish will be discussed here. Come and get your freshwater and saltwater fix. Monster predatory fish are Aqua Alex's specialty but you'll soon come to find out that Aqua Alex has a wide spread knowledge of many different species in the aquarium hobby.Aqua Alex has been keeping fish since he was 12 years old. Now he gets to share his passion, and love of tropical fish with the whole world! Thanks for choosing Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast! Enjoy the Aquarium Hobby and listen to all of our episodes!

Welcome to Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast! This is the tropical fish keeper's podcast! Every and anything aquarium and tropical fish will be discussed here. Come and get your freshwater and saltwater fix. Monster predatory fish are Aqua Alex's specialty but you'll soon come to find out that Aqua Alex has a wide spread knowledge of many different species in the aquarium hobby.Aqua Alex has been keeping fish since he was 12 years old. Now he gets to share his passion, and love of tropical fish with the whole world! Thanks for choosing Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast! Enjoy the Aquarium Hobby and listen to all of our episodes!

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United States

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Welcome to Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast! This is the tropical fish keeper's podcast! Every and anything aquarium and tropical fish will be discussed here. Come and get your freshwater and saltwater fix. Monster predatory fish are Aqua Alex's specialty but you'll soon come to find out that Aqua Alex has a wide spread knowledge of many different species in the aquarium hobby.Aqua Alex has been keeping fish since he was 12 years old. Now he gets to share his passion, and love of tropical fish with the whole world! Thanks for choosing Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast! Enjoy the Aquarium Hobby and listen to all of our episodes!

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English

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413-782-8543


Episodes

South American Cichlids Part 2: Acaras, Geophagus, and Dwarf Cichlids

5/26/2020
It's time to continue our South American Cichlid talk! It's part 2 of our South American Cichlid series. I will be discussing some awesome South American cichlids that are perfect for small to medium and even large community aquariums. Some of these cichlids have gorgeous coloration and amazing personalities. Join Aqua Alex as he discusses Acaras, Geophagus, and Dwarf cichlids. The following species will be discussed on this episode: -Threadfin Acara - Blue Acara -Geophagus Redhead...

Duration:00:37:19

Aqua Alex's Thoughts On Malone's Monsters

5/21/2020
I, Aqua Alex have purchased from Malone's Monsters several times both online and once in store. I've had fish shipped to my door and I've picked up fish in store in person. Malone's Monsters is a wonderful tropical fish store in South Florida specializing in Monster freshwater tropical fish and exotic freshwater fish. On this episode of Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast, I discuss my transactions with Malone's Monsters and discuss why I recommend them. Plus, I briefly go over some of their stock...

Duration:00:30:38

South American Cichlids Part 1: Chocolate Cichlids, Severums, Uaru, and More!!

5/11/2020
Welcome tropical fish keepers to the new home for Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast. Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast proudly debuts on Spreaker with this awesome episode! Also debuting is a brand new series focusing on South American cichlids! South America is home to many awesome tropical fish species and many of them are cichlids! Today, I will start talking about South American cichlids. I love South American cichlids, they are my personal favorite cichlid.I will be discussing 6 South American cichlids...

Duration:00:34:35

Aqua Alex's Spring/Summer 2020 Aquarium Hobby Plans

4/22/2020
I currently have a 125 gallon aquarium monster community aquarium. I am planning on setting up 2 other aquariums. What are the 2 other aquariums that I plan on setting up? What fish do I plan on keeping? I am going to discuss everything you should know about my aquarium hobby and I will also be giving out some information on certain species of fish! This will be a fun show for sure! PLANNED FOR THE SHOW: ~ Aqua Alex's Freshwater Community Aquarium ~ Aqua Alex's Saltwater Aquarium ~...

Duration:00:37:57

The Catfish Cave: Corydoras Catfish W/ Lynn Mathney

4/19/2020
Did you know that there are catfish that stay under 4''? Mini catfish you say? YES! Corydoras catfish are perfect for community aquariums and smaller aquariums. Most corydoras catfish do not exceed 3-4''. This makes them perfect for home aquariums. Corydoras catfish come from South America and they have hundreds of species in the genus Corydoras. I love Corydoras catfish and am even thinking about setting up a community aquarium with them and a small school of tetras. On this episode of The...

Duration:00:55:46

Project Piaba Buy A Fish Save A Tree

4/10/2020
Most of the tropical fish species that I really enjoy come from South America and the Amazon river. The Amazon River is home to thousands of different aquatic animals including tropical fish. Wild caught fish are interesting to keep in the home aquarium because of their colors and natural look. Over 90 percent of freshwater tropical fish that come into the hobby are farm raised and are often not even from the countries of orgin where the fish would be found in nature. Deep in the heart of...

Duration:00:39:21

Aquatic School W/ Aqua Alex: Quarantine Aquariums & Why it's Important

4/5/2020
Every tropical fish hobbyist loves getting new fish. Trust me take it from me one of my favorite things about the aquarium hobby is getting new fish. The problem with getting new fish is that there is no way of really knowing where the fish has come from unless the store tells you. There is no way of knowing what conditions the fish has been exposed too, what diseases and parasites the fish has been exposed too and what stress level the fish has been through. Quarantine aquariums are very...

Duration:00:34:50

The Catfish Cave: Pimelodus Catfish

4/1/2020
Pimelodus catfish are a very nice genus of catfish that hail from South American. They are generally very hardy and there are many species too choose from all reaching different adult sizes. Some species of Pimelodus like the Pictus Catfish are perfect for home aquariums while others like the Red Tail Catfish aren't. Most species of Pimelodus can be kept in home aquariums with other species of catfish and larger growing fish. Find out all about the Pimelodus species of catfish on this...

Duration:00:38:06

Aquatic School with Aqua Alex: Feeding your Aquarium Fish

3/27/2020
Keeping tropical fish in aquariums means that we must take care of them and feed them a nutritious diet. In order to have healthy colorful and active tropical fish in our aquariums, we must provide them with a quality nutritious diet! Feeding tropical fish may seem easy but there is a lot that goes into it to make sure that your tropical fish lives a good day! In the wild, tropical fish have access to numerous amounts of food sources from which include live fish, crustaceans, algae, plants,...

Duration:00:36:45

The Catfish Cave: Sorubim and Pseudoplatystoma Shovelnose

3/20/2020
I, Aqua Alex am a huge fan of catfish. I like having exotic catfish in my aquariums. In every freshwater aquarium that I've had I have had some sort of catfish. One species of catfish I really adore is the Shovelnose catfish. There are many different species of shovelnose catfish available to the aquarium hobby but the 2 I love the most are the Lima Shovelnose (Sorubim) and the Tiger Shovelnose (Pseudoplatystoma), Believe it or not there are many species of lima shovelnose and tiger...

Duration:00:38:50

Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast Season 3 2020 PREMIERE!

3/15/2020
In 2013, I founded my first tropical fish podcast '' Aquatic Wetline''. It was very successful for many years and now it brings Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast into it's 7th year. For nearly a decade, I Aqua Alex have come into your homes chatting tropical fish and showing my love for the aquarium hobby with my aquarium podcasts. Now, it's time to start a NEW season and our 7th year of hosting tropical fish podcasts. Fish keepers of all interests will love this show as there will be monster fish...

Duration:01:38:47

Update on Aqua Alex & What's Coming to AHP

2/23/2020
The wonderful tropical fish hobbyists are wondering...... WHERE IS AQUA ALEX? His last episode was in December of 2019! It's NOW 2020 and that means it's a new DECADE! Well, I am here to provide an UPDATE on where I have been and what the future holds for me. I appreciate all the love and support all the wonderful tropical fish keepers have given me. I have some WONDERFUL NEWS to share with all of you regarding my future with the tropical fish podcasts! I AM GOING NO WHERE! AFTER ALL I AM...

Duration:00:30:13

Favorite Tropical Fish THROW-DOWN!

12/15/2019
Every tropical fish keeper has a tropical fish species or many different tropical fish species that they consider to be their favorite. Some passionate tropical fish keeper's may have a hard time picking a favorite tropical fish while others have a single favorite fish that they love. Whatever, the case may be tropical fish from both freshwater and saltwater provide aquarium hobbyists with the opportunity to experience their personalities, coloration, characteristics, and feeding ablities....

Duration:01:06:50

Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast Launch on BTR: Ohio Fish Rescue & More!

12/6/2019
Aqua Alex is B-A-C-K on Blogtalkradio!!! Blog Talk Radio has a tropical fish podcast once again! The last time I hosted a tropical fish podcast here on Blogtalkradio, I ran the successful Aquatic Wetline. Now, I am back bigger and better than ever with the knowledge of running a successful podcast and of course my tropical fish knowledge. Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast is a podcast dedicated to tropical fish and aquarium hobbyists all around the world. Freshwater and saltwater tropical fish will...

Duration:01:37:02

Alex Cardinale Fish Keeper's REUNION! 6 Year Podcast Anniversary

9/12/2019
In 2013, I took my love and passion of tropical fish to a whole new level with the creation of my aquarium and tropical fish keeping podcast. I've met some wonderful aquarium hobbyists from hosting aquarium podcasts. I've had some awesome tropical fish keepers as special guests and have had many wonderful listeners from all around the world! It's time to celebrate 6 strong years!!! I, Aqua Alex reunite with the fish keepers who have helped make my aquarium podcasts a success! You, the fish...

Duration:03:01:12

AHP Summer 2019 RE-LAUNCH!

8/27/2019
Aqua Alex has officially finished moving from Massachusetts to Florida. I am NOW a West Palm Beach, Florida fish keeper! Now that I have free time, it's time to publish new episodes and bring Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast back! Fish keepers who listen to AHP have some special episodes in store! On this special episode of Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast, I will be going over the latest Summer and Fall 2019 plans for AHP, chatting tropical fish and alligators, and to close the show I will be replaying...

Duration:02:22:37

Oscar Cichlid Chat: Oscar Guru Antonio Martina

7/29/2019
This episode is brought to you by the retired aquarium/tropical fish keeping podcast ''Aquatic Wetline''.This episode aired in 2015. It's time to feature our second episode from ''Aquatic Wetline''. One of the most popular episodes that I hosted on Aquatic Wetline, this one is one of my favorites because we talk about a fish I enjoy, it recieved a high number of listens and I made a few bucks from this episode. What is really enjoyable about this episode is the wonderful guest! Antonio...

Duration:00:43:30

Monster Fish Chat: River Giants UK Rehoming Sanctuary

7/23/2019
This episode is brought to you by the retired aquarium/tropical fish keeping podcast ''Aquatic Wetline''. This episode aired 5 years ago in 2014. Fish keepers from the United States and all around the world love monster fish! Fish such as pacus, red tail catfish, Iridescent sharks and even Arapamia are sold to fish hobbyists! The unsuspecting fish hobbyist raises these fish to monsturous sizes and then have a hard time rehoming these fish due to their large sizes. Many of these fish wind up...

Duration:01:00:17

Aqua Alex Is Moving To Florida- Be BACK Soon!!

7/22/2019
Tropical fish keeper's, it's been a while since I've uploaded a new episode of Aquarium Hobbyist Podcast. You have been asking me where I am, what happened to the podcast, and if I am coming back. No worries!! My love of tropical fish and podcasting is still there. I have been busy with work and packing and getting ready to move. I, Aqua Alex am moving from Springfield MA to West Palm Beach, Florida. With this big move, I don't have any extra time to record. But after August 3rd, AHP will be...

Duration:00:19:17

Imperial Aquatics GRAND Opening!

6/13/2019
A new tropical fish store is coming to Springfield Massachusetts, Western Massachusetts, and New England! This isn't just any ordinary tropical fish store, this is a fish store that specializes in rare exotic freshwater fish like Arowanas, discus, stingrays, fancy goldfish and bettas. So many of the fish and pet stores up here focus too much on the bread and butter common fish like livebearers,tetras, angelfish, and the like. Saltwater dominates the aquarium hobby up here and most fish shops...

Duration:00:15:42