heating lamps for turtles

The 9 Best Heating Lamps for Turtles: Our Top Picks!

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

Bridge Fish Tank

A Bridge for Your Fish Tank? We Look at the Pros and Cons

If you have two small fish tanks, but you want more fish than just one tank can comfortably hold, why not construct a bridge between the two tanks? That increases the total water volume available, giving you the scope to increase your stock without overcrowding. In addition, cleaning the tanks is made easier because all … Read more

best aquarium test kit

The Best Aquarium Test Kits Available on the Market Today

When it comes to testing aquarium water parameters, you’ve got two main options: liquid test kits (aka. drop test kits), and test strips. While test strips are sufficient for offering quick, approximate readings, liquid test kits offer a more accurate and reliable method to test both freshwater and saltwater aquariums. But which liquid test kit … Read more

spray bar aquarium

Spray Bar Aquarium Accessories – Let’s Look at the Options

Aquarium spray bars have so many benefits, I’m sometimes surprised more people don’t use them. Not only do they improve the oxygenation of your aquarium water, but they can also improve water circulation, and are great for fish that dislike strong currents. An additional bonus is that you don’t necessarily have to buy this aquarium … Read more

Aqueon Filter Not Working

Aqueon Filter Not Working? We’ve Got the Solution for You

If you’ve been keeping fish for a while, you’ll probably have experienced a broken or malfunctioning filter before now. And if you understand how important a well-functioning filter is to your fish, you’ll know how urgent it is to get it back on track again! If your Aqueon filter has broken, I have some stunning … 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

dragon rock aquarium

Dragon Rock Aquarium Decoration: Eye-Catching and Adaptable

Dragon stone or Ohko stone is a popular rock that’s often used in aquascaping aquariums and terrariums. But is Dragon stone safe to use in your fish tank? Does this stone change the aquarium water chemistry? And where can you buy Ohko stone? Read this guide to learn everything you need to know about Dragon … Read more

Can You Put Crystals in a Fish Tank

Can You Put Crystals in a Fish Tank? Read On To Find Out

When it comes to decorating a fish tank, some of us like to get creative. For me, nothing can beat an aquascaped aquarium with plenty of plants, stunning rocks, and twisted pieces of driftwood. But can you include crystals as part of your aquarium decor? The answer is yes! You can. But you also need … Read more

Do Betta Fish Need a Heater

Do Betta Fish Need a Heater? Read To Find Out!

Bettas are well sought after for being hardy, beautiful, tropical aquarium fish. You can ensure that your betta has a long lifespan by making sure they have the proper tank setup with a heating system. Your bettas will not only live longer but they will be healthier in the long run. How Important Is a … Read more

Why Is My Fish Tank Filter So Loud

Why Is My Fish Tank Filter So Loud? Read On To Find Out

Although your aquarium might be the focal point in a room, you only want to see your tropical fish swimming silently around their beautifully aquascaped home. You certainly don’t want the ambiance ruined by a noisy filter. But why is your filter tank so loud, and what can you do to fix it, reduce the … Read more

best phosphate reactor

The 4 Best Phosphate Reactor – Why It’s Essential for You

Let’s face it, we all hate cleaning our dirty fish tanks! I’ll admit it! Fish poop, algae, uneaten and rotting food particles, debris, and bacteria can contaminate the tank water and build up over time. With enough time, this build-up can both turn your aquarium into a disgusting swamp and make your fish sick, neither … 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

Fluval 407 vs FX4

Fluval 407 vs FX4 – Which Canister Filter Is Right for You?

If you’re looking for a canister filter for your fish tank, you’ll have probably considered the Fluval 407 vs FX4. But what are the similarities and differences between these two high-quality canister filter units? And which is the best option for your aquarium setup? Read this guide for a direct comparison between the Fluval 407 … Read more

do mystery snails need a filter

Do Mystery Snails Need a Filter? We Have the Answer!

Mystery snails need a fish tank filter to keep their water in good condition. Without a filter, levels of oxygen go down, levels of ammonia go up, and you can quickly have an unhealthy environment for your pet snails. If you see your mystery snail floating for extended periods of time, breathing air from the … Read more