Choosing An Aquarium Substrate

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These days there is an abundance of choice when it comes to aquarium substrate. From sand to gravel and soils, all have benefits depending on the type of fish and tank you keep. Swell UK has a wide range of …

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How To Install a Foam Based 3D Background to a Fish Tank Aquarium

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We want to be clear at the offset, this is how we have installed a 3D background which is designed to attach to the aquarium walls directly rather than a resin background. Foam based aquarium 3D background include those from …

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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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The Key To A Successful Planted Fish Tank Aquarium

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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 …

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How To Set Up Bubbles In A Tropical Fish Tank Aquarium

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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 …

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Ocean Rock For Tropical Aquariums Review

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When considering the fish you are going to keep, it is as important to think about what conditions and environment you will be keeping them in too. From experience I would say that a relaxed fish is a happy fish …

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Aquarium Substrates

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When it comes to substrate there are many types available like Gravel, sand and specialist planting substrates. Here are a few hints and tips before you put at the bottom of your tank. How should I clean my substrate before …

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How To Set Up A Tropheus Breeding Tank

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I have been keeping Tropheus cichlid tropical fish from Lake Tanganyika for many years now and with a spare 240 litre Fluval Roma 240 aquarium I decided start a breeding project for Tropheus Kaiser Ikola as these have always been …

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Substrate for the aquarium fish tank

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The importance of the right substrate is often overlooked when setting up an aquarium. There are many different types and sizes available but which should you go for? Here are a few of the options available and things to consider …

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