Archive | March, 2010

Aquarium Filters and Their Purpose

Aquarium Filters and Their Purpose

All fish tanks, big or small, require aquarium filters to keep the fish tank running pristine.  Aquarium filters provide many benefits to the tank, the most important of which is improving the water quality. Besides the biological, chemical, and mechanical filtration, a quality filtration system also provides water circulation and aeration.

The Space-Saving Corner Aquarium

The Space-Saving Corner Aquarium

Do you think your house, condominium or apartment is too small for a fish tank?  A corner aquarium may be exactly what you’re looking for! Many aquarium enthusiasts like a corner aquarium because they look interesting and are also a space-saving alternative to a traditional rectangular aquarium.  Of course, you could always place a rectangular […]

The Best Fish Food For Your Fish

The Best Fish Food For Your Fish

There certainly are a lot of different types of fish food out there!  Frozen, flake, krill, bloodworms, brine, pellets…the list goes on. So how do you know which is the best for your own fish? The type of fish food you feed your fish depends on a several different factors:

Quick Guide to Aquarium Plants

Quick Guide to Aquarium Plants

After becoming successful aquarium hobbyists, many people decide to try their hand at keeping aquarium plants. The general hope is that if they are successful with a few plants, then they might one day be able to show off a show-quality planted tank with a variety of healthy and vibrant aquarium plants. A great planted […]

Silk Dictyota Verde Aquarium Plant

Seagarden plants are absolutely safe for all aquariums and are available in a wide variety of species, colors, shapes and size. Each is attached to a weighted resin base. You simply push into aquarium substrate to ensure drift free positioning. When you just don’t want to bother with trying to keep live aquarium plants, silk […]

Popular Sizes Of Aquarium Tanks

Popular Sizes Of Aquarium Tanks

When it comes to aquarium tanks, there is a seemingly endless number of options available regarding sizes and dimensions. The best way to narrow down your selection to something more manageable is to decide if you want a small, medium, or large fish tank! From there, it is a much easier task to see what […]

Dow Corning Silicone Rubber Aquarium Sealant

The Dow Corning Silicone Rubber Aquarium Sealant is one key product that is always important to have on hand if you have fish tanks at home or in the office. It has two main purposes – the first of which is in sealing home-made aquariums. You may think that any silicone product is aquarium safe […]

The All-Important Aquarium Pump

The All-Important Aquarium Pump

An aquarium pump is an excellent way to both oxygenate the water in your fish tank and provide a moderate amount of water circulation.  Air pumps are a great addition to almost any type of filtration unit and you will notice more swimming and other activity with your fish after adding this beneficial oxygen supply […]