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

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

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

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

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