What is a FOWLR Fish Tank Aquarium

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Quite simply, FOWLR refers to a marine saltwater tank which has been set up as “Fish Only With Live Rock”. This is often a good way of entering in to the hobby from scratch or if moving from the freshwater …

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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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How to Reduce the Cost of Running my Marine Fish Tank Aquarium

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There’s no doubt about it, keeping a functioning, healthy marine fish tank does increase your expenditure on your monthly electricity bill, and our friends over at Swell UK advise us that it is one of the biggest negatives about modern …

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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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How To Catch Fish From a Large Fish Tank Aquarium

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This might sound obvious to some however it is a frequently asked question when you have a larger tank full of rocks or aquascape (especially Malawi and Rift Valley types of aquarium), how do you catch a fish from it. …

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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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The History Of Fish Keeping

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Koi (and goldfish) have been kept in decorative ponds for centuries in China and Japan. Fish have been raised as food in pools and ponds for thousands of years. Brightly colored or tame specimens of fish in these ponds have …

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How Soon Can I Add Fish To A New Aquarium

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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 …

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Where To Buy Tropical Fish

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The key to most aquariums is the fish in them so it is always important to get the right fish for you and your requirements. We have all seen pictures online of the most amazing and beautiful looking fish however …

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What To Do With Your Tropical Fish When You Go On Holiday

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I recently went away for a week to another country (Gran Canaria if you are asking!) and when booking your holiday you might not necessarily think about what you will be doing with your fish during your vacation. Here are a few …

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