Best Rodi System

The 5 Best RO/DI Systems for Aquariums

If you’re new to keeping marine fish or a reef tank, you’ll need to learn all about RO/DI systems. City water can contain heavy metals and chemicals that are potentially harmful to aquatic life. That’s where RO/DI systems can be extremely beneficial for your home tank in providing a healthy environment for your fish. In … Read more

Aquarium Refugium

Aquarium Refugium

If you’re an avid fish keeper, you might have heard other hobbyists mention something called a refugium in connection with the aquarium hobby. What is a refugium, and how does one compare with a sump? Which is best, and can you use both systems to manage your aquarium? Read this guide to learn how a … Read more

Aquarium Driftwood

Aquarium Driftwood: Decorating That Comes With Benefits

Adding driftwood is a great way to get a natural look in your aquarium fish tank and help your fish feel more at home in the setup.  Aquarium-safe wood can be found in many shapes, sizes, and colors, and there is a type for almost every biotope! Although adding pieces of driftwood can make your … Read more

Activated Carbon

Activated Carbon In The Aquarium

If you’ve ever needed to buy an aquarium filter, you might have seen that it includes a cartridge of activated carbon. Activated carbon is the most popular type of filter media for both freshwater and saltwater aquariums. This simple and inexpensive method of chemical filtration helps keep tanks clear and odorless, and can even remove … Read more

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Why You Need An Aquarium Drip Loop

If you’re about to buy a beautiful new fish tank, you’ll no doubt be aware that you need to buy various electrical items for it. No matter what size the tank, you’ll need a filtration system. If you plan on keeping tropical fish, you’ll need a heater. And to provide your fish with plenty of … Read more

Air Stone

Air Stone: The Complete Guide With Instructions

Maybe one of the simplest pieces of aquarium equipment, the air stone can be used in many different ways, including for oxygenating a tank, filtration, or as decoration. What does an air stone do? Aquarium air stones are typically made from a type of porous rock or limewood. Porous material allows oxygen to be pushed … Read more

Wondering how to light an aquarium? This guide contains everything you need to know! #fishtank

Planted aquarium: Full lighting guide

Lighting is an important part of your aquarium. Not only does it make the entire tank look good, but it’s also highly important for your fish and plants. Proper lighting can bring out the best color of your aquarium inhabitants.  If you are new to this area it can seem quite complicated, but trust me: … Read more

uv sterilizer

UV Sterilizer: Uses and Purposes in the Aquarium

You’ve got your filter, your heater, and your light all ready to go, so you’re all set to start up your aquarium, right? Well, maybe. You may need to consider investing in a UV sterilizer for problems that you could come across down the line. Or maybe you’ve already reached that point and you’re trying … Read more