How To Cool Down A Fish Tank Aquarium

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Being a typical UK resident I like to complain and moan about weather, whatever it may be and at the time of writing we appear to be experiencing a heat wave here in the UK so here are some things …

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Is Upgrading To LED Aquarium Lighting Worth It?

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When you go to your local fish store to buy a replacement bulb you may often notice other alternatives to the T5 or T8 tube which you are replacing. If you have a keen eye and are lucky enough to …

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Fish Tank Aquarium Plan of Action During Power Cut

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Short power failures have almost no effect on an aquarium, but if your electricity is out for much longer it is worth taking measures to make sure that your fish are OK. The largest problem that occurs during a power …

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The Pros and Cons of Different Aquarium Fish Tank Lighting Sources

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The type of lighting that you choose for your aquarium really depends on the job it needs to do. There is a huge range of styles to choose from, to suit all types of aquarium and budget, and if you’re …

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Should I Put A Background On My Fish Tank Aquarium

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It is often overlooked when putting together a fish tank aquarium however one of the most important factors involved which will influence the colouration and behaviour of your tropical fish is the background put in your tank. There are a …

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How To Get The Shimmer Effect In A Fish Tank Aquarium

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With technology evolving and the fish keeping hobby moving with the times we are getting closer to recreating the natural environment for tropical fish all the time. One key change in recent years has been the lighting options available for …

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A Beginner’s Guide To Tropical Fish Tanks And Aquariums

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If you’ve got your heart set on starting your first tropical aquarium, you’ve made a great decision. Although cold water fish tanks are often seen as a good option for beginners, they’re not always the best choice. Not only is …

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How To Clean Out An External Canister Fish Tank Filter

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Regardless of how large your fish tank Aquarium might be, it is always advisable to run a filter on it and as such you are most likely to have an external filter. This article takes you through step by step …

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How To Perform A Fish Tank Aquarium Water Change

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One of the most important things you can do with a fish tank is ensure the water quality is as it’s best, by this we mean that your levels and parameters are correct. There are more important parameters than others. …

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How To Adjust pH In The Fish Tank Aquarium

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Most fish will tolerate a broad range of pH, but for them to show their best colors, exhibit their most natural behavior, and possibly breed, adjusting the pH of the water they are going to live in may be necessary. …

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What Is The Purpose Of Carbon In Fish Tank Filters?

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If you have ever used any kind of medication or treatment in your fish tank aquarium then you may have noticed that the majority of them say to remove the carbon from your filter before you use the treatment. This …

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How Much Does It Cost To Run A Fish Tank Aquarium

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It is frequently said that people sell fry to cover the cost of running their aquarium/s and that the hobby of fish keeping can be an expensive one so we thought (and may regret!) it would be a good idea …

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What Are The Benefits Of Optiwhite Aquarium Glass

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If you have or are considering the route of buying a custom made fish tank you will often be faced with the decision of whether to go for Optiwhite glass or not. To give you some background on what this …

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Do I Need a UV Steriliser On My Fish Tank Aquarium

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Ultra Violet or UV Steriliser are used fish tank aquariums to help remove unwanted free floating algae, parasites and bacteria from both freshwater and marine aquariums. A UV (Ultra Violet) light will alter and disrupt the cellular structure of living …

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