There are many low cost filtration systems available for 10 Gallon Aquariums. Which one is right for you depends on the type of fish you have and the amount of maintenance you wish to perform.
The history and origin of the many varieties of Nevada Turquoise is quite fascinating. Starting a collection of Nevada Turquoise is a great way to start collecting fabulous varieties of Turquoise.
What is the best fish to keep in a fish bowl? Did you know Goldfish are one of the worst fish to keep in a fishbowl? Find out why and learn how to keep fish healthy in a small tank or bowl.
Turquoise is Arizona's State Gemstone. Although the mines near Kingman, AZ produce most of the states Turquoise, there are several other sources including Sleeping Beauty, Bisbee, Morenci, and more.
Numerous types of copper minerals have been collected from the Lavender Pit and the Copper Queen Mine as well as several small mines in and around Bisbee, Arizona.
Love collecting agates? Wonderful old agates are still being offered from Mexico and new discoveries are occasionally discovered. Here are some of the most popular agates found in Mexico.
Many of the most popular lapidary and gemstone material found in the United States come from Utah. Here are some of my favorite gemstone materials found in Utah and the counties they come from.
What Are the Most Expensive Collectible Rocks & Minerals? The answer to that question changes all the time. Rocks and minerals that are expensive now, for the most part were once inexpensive
Although they are both copper minerals and are somewhat similar in appearance, Chrysocolla and Turquoise are not the same thing. Often found with Malachite, Tenorite, Cuprite, and Azurite.
Sometimes called "Turquoise without the copper", Variscite is usually much greener than Turquoise although there are some varieties of green Turquoise that look very similar to Variscite.
Can't keep your fish alive. The problem may be your tank setup. This article will show you how to setup a beautiful aquarium with that takes very little maintenance.
When most people think of precious gems or stones they usually think of Diamonds, Emeralds, Sapphires and Rubies. These gemstones are commonly referred to in the jewelry industry as "The Big Four". What makes these...
Unfortunately not everyone has the resources to own or rent a boat. Using a boat can also take additional time to prepare and transport the boat as well as cleaning up the boat after fishing. Fishing from the bank of...
Spotting that perfect fish and bringing it home without any preparation is the surest way to make sure the fish doesn't live through the experience. To ensure the health and well being of your freshwater tropical...
Being a successful rock and gemstone hunter, aka rockhound, requires knowledge. This relatively inexpensive hobby can be a fun and healthy experience for the whole family. Here are some tips to help you get some...
Collecting valuable Pokémon cards can be a fun and sometimes profitable hobby for the entire family. Pokémon Promo are a great place to start. Limited in number but still fairly easy to obtain.
Learn to clean and gut a trout. Improper care of fish pose serious health risks, and can cause the fish to taste poorly and make it spoil sooner. Several tips for handling your freshly caught fish.
The cashier is one of the most important employees of any business. The position of a cashier may seem simple however the job of a cashier goes far beyond that of ringing products up and giving out a receipt.
Different types of lizards have different living environment requirements. Before you get your pet lizard, it is important that you make a proper home for him first.
Flawless natural emerald is extremely rare and is the most expensive major gemstone second only to diamond. This green variety of beryl gets it's color from chromium or vanadium impurities. With the huge increase in...
Both angels and feet (symbolizing forward movement) were a favorite motif for Mexican silversmith Hubert Harmon. His hallmark representing “sleeping angels” incorporated both of them.
There is nothing like seeing the transformation of seemingly ordinary rocks as they are polished into beautiful gemstones. There are a number of options available to help you polish your rocks.
Vintage Mexico silver jewelry has a unique look that, over time, you can learn to recognize quite easily. Getting to know the hallmarks found on the back of the jewelry will help you to recognize highly collectible...
Looking for a good list of highly collectible lapidary gemstones? This would be a great start, that is if you could find them.
Ever wondered what the difference between a pink sapphire and a pink ruby is? The answer may surprise you.
You often hear people talking about investing in silver or gold but have you ever considered investing in rocks? Rock collecting is not only fun but can be highly profitable for those who know them.