Do Shrimps Need a Heater

Do Shrimps Need a Heater? A Complete Guide

Freshwater shrimps are small, cute crustaceans that can turn any freshwater tank into a vibrant and lively ecosystem. But with the cold weather already upon us, you may wonder if they need a heater to stay healthy. To put it shortly, freshwater shrimp need heaters. They come from lakes, so they’re accustomed to warmer temperatures … Read more

dragon rock aquarium

Dragon Rock Aquarium: Everything You Need To Know

Do you want to add an exotic touch to your aquarium? Dragon Rock Aquarium “Ohko Stone” has just what you need! When I first set up my aquarium, I struggled to find rocks that would fit the space and give the right look. My husband suggested Dragon Rock Aquarium, and I’m so glad he did. … Read more

Salt Water Powerhead

Salt Water Powerhead – the 6 Best Options for Your Aquarium

Powerheads are essential in saltwater aquariums to recreate ocean currents and circulate water. In my first experience setting up a saltwater tank, I didn’t use a powerhead, and my fish was not happy. I was on the hunt for the best powerhead for my saltwater tank. I tried a bunch of different ones, but none … Read more

How To Keep a Fish Tank Warm Without a Heater

How To Keep a Fish Tank Warm Without a Heater: 12 Tips!

If your heater has broken, or you’re thinking of starting a fish tank and don’t want to use a heater, don’t worry! There are several ways to keep your fish tank warm without using a heater. For example, you can keep your fish tank warm by simply placing it in a warm room. If you … Read more

Kessil 160we Review

The Kessil 160WE Review: An LED Light Great for Any Setup

Proper lighting is vital for any tank, freshwater or saltwater. The light you buy must meet the needs of both your fish and plants. Different types of fish and plants all have different light requirements. When you’re considering an LED light for your aquarium, it typically comes down to Kessil and everyone else who tries … Read more

Aquarium Safe Paint

Aquarium Safe Paint: A Comprehensive Guide for Aquarists

There might be times when you want to use paint inside and outside your fish tank. But you need to know that the paint you’re using is safe for your fish and living plants. The wrong kind of paint can chemically react with the fish tank water and can also cause the glass viewing panes … Read more

Gifts for Aquarium Lovers

25 Best Gifts for Aquarium Lovers: Ideas for Any Fish Fan

Keeping an aquarium is a popular hobby among people of all ages and backgrounds. If you have an aquarium lover in your life, you may be wondering what you can give as a gift. Whether they’re new to the hobby or an experienced keeper who has everything, there is a perfect gift for everyone. Here … Read more

Aquarium Night Light

Aquarium Night Light Guide: Which Is Right for Your Tank?

Daytime lighting is usually the focus of most fish owners, especially if your tank has live plants, which require a large amount of light. But what about at night? Do fish need night lighting? Why would it be beneficial? Read our guide to learn more about our top aquarium night light picks! Using Night Lighting … Read more

best lighting for reef tank

Top 5 Picks for Best Lighting for Reef Tanks in 2022

Finding the right lighting for coral reef tanks may seem a little bewildering. There’s a lot of talk about the necessary wavelengths and spectrums, fluorescent blues and the hues… and what in the ocean have Zooxanthellae algae got to do with it? In this guide, we’ll make things a bit simpler for you. Without needing … Read more

Koi Pond Filtering Systems

Top 6 Best Koi Pond Filtering Systems in 2022

Water filtration is a key factor in keeping your fish healthy. Filters can help to remove toxic substances and improve water quality. Koi fish are very sensitive to changes in water conditions and can quickly become ill from poor water quality. But what koi pond filtering systems are best? We’ve done all the research for … Read more

Best Self Cleaning Fish Tanks

Best High-Rated Self-Cleaning Fish Tanks

Although a fish tank makes a beautiful focal point in any room and can be an absorbing and fulfilling hobby, there is a downside; you have to clean it every week! Keeping the tank clean is essential if you are to enjoy a healthy, thriving population of fish. Indeed, many fish diseases are caused by … Read more

heating lamps for turtles

The 9 Best Heating Lamps for Turtles

Do you have a pet turtle? If so, you should know they need a warm environment to stay healthy and active. You need a good heating lamp for your turtle’s tank. When I got my first turtle, I had no idea that turtles were cold-blooded animals. I just assumed they could regulate their body temperature … Read more

Best CO2 Regulator

The Best CO2 Regulators for Your Aquarium in 2022

Supplying your aquatic plants with additional CO2 can be the difference between a mediocre planted tank with a few slow-growing plants and an abundant aquascape buzzing with vibrant color. CO2 systems are not without their risks, though. These kits are highly pressurized and can cause serious harm or even death to your fish if something … Read more

how long can fish go without a filter

How Long Can Fish Go Without a Filter?

Everyone wants to ensure their fish have a long and healthy life. One of the key ways to do this is by ensuring their tank is properly filtered. But how long can fish live without a filter? A captive-bred fish can go without a fish filter for about 3 days to a maximum of a … Read more

Best Basking Lights

8 Best Basking Lights for Bearded Dragons

I have kept bearded dragons as pets for many years now, and one of the most important things you need to provide them with is a proper basking light. Unlike ourselves, bearded dragons cannot regulate their internal temperature. They rely on moving between hot and cold areas to maintain their optimum body temperature. Consequently, I’ve … Read more