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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Mixed African Tank

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Tank Size – 135 gal. Oceanic Fish Kept – Aulonocara jacobfreibergi, Pseudotropheus sp.acei, Haplochromis phytophagus, Pseudotropheus zebra Filtration – 55 gal sump Lighting – L.E.D. Heating – 300 watt Aqueon Rocks – Local lime stone Plants/Corals – Substrate – White …

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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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150 Gallon African Cichlids Aquarium

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Tank Size – 150 gallon Fish Kept – African Cichlid fish Filtration – I use 2 Xp3 water filters with a 100g hob to polish water Lighting – N/A Heating – N/A Rocks – N/A Plants/Corals – N/A Substrate – N/A Background …

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125 gal. Malawi / Peacock tank

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Tank Size – 125 gallon (6 foot) Fish Kept – Malawi Peacock Cichlid fish Filtration – N/A Lighting – N/A Heating – N/A Rocks – N/A Plants/Corals – N/A Substrate – N/A Background – No background Description – N/A This aquarium was …

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How Long Do Tropical Fish Live For

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One of those “how long is a piece of string?” questions is – how long will my tropical fish live for? This is based on a number of different variables, firstly, the type of fish as some will live for …

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Why Have An Air Pump On A Fish Tank?

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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 …

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Double Up Your Fish Tank Equipment

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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 …

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Which Direction Should My Fish Tank Filter Outlet Be Pointing

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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 …

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How To Calculate The Size Of Your Fish Tank Aquarium

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It is important to know the actual size and volume of your fish tank aquarium for many reasons, the primary one being how many fish you are able to keep in the tank, please see our article on fish tank …

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Aquarium Fish Tank Stocking Levels

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Age old question which everyone has their opinion on but what is the Tropical Fish Site view point on stocking levels in your fish tank? Before looking at the considerations, take a look at our fish tank size calculator to …

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How To Set Up A Hospital Quarantine Fish Tank

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Whilst we are all trying our best to keep tropical fish in the best environment and surroundings as possible, it is often necessary to isolate our tropical fish from the main tank due to disease or stress. It is also …

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Top Tips When Moving Your Aquarium

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Whether you are moving house or you are moving your tank into another room here are some top tips when moving your Aquarium. Tip 1, Make sure you have some where to store your fish temporarily. This can be bags, containers …

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