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

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/P1040958-190x106.jpg

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 …

Posted in Aquascaping | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

How To Get The Shimmer Effect In A Fish Tank Aquarium

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/P1040977-190x106.jpg

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 …

Posted in Aquariums and Products, Aquascaping | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Catch Fish From a Large Fish Tank Aquarium

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/7-foot-malawi-tank-190x142.jpg

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. …

Posted in Tropical Fish | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Perform A Fish Tank Aquarium Water Change

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/hosepipe-water-change-1-106x190.jpg

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. …

Posted in Aquariums and Products, Fish Health and Disease, Tropical Fish | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Promote Algae Growth In The Home Aquarium

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/P1040319-190x142.jpg

Roughly 90% of the time (if not more) you would want to reduce the amount of algae growth, however i want to look at how to promote algae growth in your fish tank. Although this may seem like an odd …

Posted in Algae Control | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How To Control Snails In The Home Aquarium

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/malaysian-trumpet-snails-1-190x156.jpg

One of the most common and often annoying problems you may face in the home aquarium is snails. The frustration of seeing hundreds of them appear from no-where almost overnight can be concerning and often confusing. It is normal for …

Posted in Fish Health and Disease, Tropical Fish, Tropical Plants, Tropical Snails | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 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 Aquariums and Products, Aquascaping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Where To Buy Tropical Fish

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/pleco1-190x134.jpg

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 …

Posted in Tropical Fish | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Guide To Buying Tropical Fish Online

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/P1040690-190x106.jpg

There are many places to buy tropical fish in this day and age and becoming more popular in the UK is buying fish online. There are a few different sources of buying fish online such as online auction websites like eBay, from …

Posted in Tropical Fish | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 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 Aquariums and Products, Aquascaping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/airplane-190x98.jpg

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 …

Posted in Fish Food, Tropical Fish | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 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 Aquariums and Products | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 Aquariums and Products | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Treat Tropheus Cichlid Tropical Fish Bloat

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/tropheus-bloat-190x97.jpg

It is quite common now for Tropheus to contract bloat disease, this is more common in wild Tropheus due to their being moved to unnatural surroundings however is becoming more so common in non wild caught Tropheus now too. This …

Posted in Fish Health and Disease | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments