Buying a Custom Made Aquarium Or an Off The Shelf Model

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/P1040419-190x106.jpg

When you are in the process of looking for an aquarium for your needs and space available you have probably looked at what the major brands of aquarium builders such as Fluval, Aqua One and Juwel have to offer in …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Aquariums and Products | Leave a comment

How Soon Can I Add Fish To A New Aquarium

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/cycle-graph-190x115.png

We have recently looked at the Nitrogen cycle in fish tank aquariums and this is a very important aspect of setting up a new aquarium and should be reviewed before taking any steps with live stock. To put an idea …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Aquariums and Products, Articles Fish (Freshwater), Articles Fish (Marine), Articles Fish Health and Disease | Leave a comment

Best Temperature For Tropical Fish Tank Aquariums

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/maidenhead-aquatics-york-3-190x142.jpg

One key factor involved when keeping tropical fish is the temperature at which they are kept at. Whilst this is not the most important factor to the fish health it certainly makes a big difference and if you stray from …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Aquariums and Products, Articles Fish (Freshwater) | 1 Comment

Understanding The Nitrogen Cycle In A Fish Tank Aquarium

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/aquarium-nitrogen-cycle-190x87.jpg

When we talk about water parameters and optimum levels, this is all based around the nitrogen cycle which takes place in our fish tanks. The best way to explain this cycle is by means of an image. As you can …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Aquariums and Products, Articles Fish (Freshwater), Articles Fish Health and Disease | Leave a comment

The Key To A Successful Planted Fish Tank Aquarium

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/planted-tank-5-190x81.jpg

When we think of a fish tank, we often think of the clue that is in the name – fish! However it is becoming more and more popular in the hobby to turn a fish tank in to a planted …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Aquariums and Products, Articles Aquascaping, Articles Tropical Plants | Leave a comment

How To Set Up Bubbles In A Tropical Fish Tank Aquarium

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/air-stone-2-190x190.jpg

One feature of tropical fish tanks which is widely loved, not to mention being practical and beneficial to the running of a healthy aquarium are bubbles! We explain the reason why you might need bubbles in your fish tank in …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Aquariums and Products, Articles Aquascaping | Leave a comment

How Long Should Aquarium Fish Tank Lighting Be Kept On For

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/24-hour-plugin-mains-timer-switch-socket-190x190.jpg

Fish tank aquarium lighting is only for our use and pleasure. It is not necessary for the fish to have lighting. They tend to colour up a bit more and it is more aesthetically pleasing for us to have lighting …

Posted in Articles Algae Control, Articles All, Articles Aquariums and Products | Leave a comment

Why Have An Air Pump On A Fish Tank

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/air-wall-fish-190x90.jpg

It is very common to buy an aquarium in the store as a package deal where you get everything you need in one box so it becomes a plug and play type of system and the learning curve is lessened …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Aquariums and Products | 4 Comments

Double Up Your Fish Tank Equipment

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/double-up-162x190.png

Some might call it O.C.D. and overkill, others say it is necessary but we all tend to keep extra’s or spares of many things around the home such as light bulbs and kitchen roll. It is ever so frustrating to …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Aquariums and Products | Leave a comment

Which Direction Should My Fish Tank Filter Outlet Be Pointing

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/P1040445-190x106.jpg

Something which often gets overlooked by filter and aquarium manufacturers is the finer details on how things should be set up. There is no right or wrong answer to the question of which direction your filter outlet should point however …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Aquariums and Products | Leave a comment