Aquarium Scratch Removal: A How-To Guide 8

Aquarium Scratch Removal: A How-To Guide
In the course of owning an aquarium, most likely during a cleaning, a scratch might occur on the aquarium’s glass or acrylic surface. Depending on how noticeable it is, it might be something you decide to ignore, or something you want to get fixed. Thankfully, most scratches in glass and acrylic are reasonably easy to ...

LED Aquarium Lighting: The Buyer’s Guide 12

LED Aquarium Lighting: The Buyer's Guide
Yup, it is time to learn all about LED Aquarium Lighting! Yeay! If you have not heard about the benefits of using LED lighting for you aquarium then you are definitely in the right place. LED lighting is becoming one of the most popular choices for aquarium hobbyists. Aquarium LED lighting can be used in ...

Aquarium Fish Food Types and Nutrition 4

Aquarium Fish Food Types and Nutrition
As you may expect, different fish have different diets. Commercial foods contain more nasty things than you may know about, and some fish have very specific dietary requirements. So how do you choose what food to feed? This in-depth article covers it all. (Including those hard to pronounce things on the ingredients list you don’t ...

Understanding Marine Aquarium Lighting 2

Understanding Marine Aquarium Lighting
When you look at a marine aquarium, you will see beautiful bright colored fish, rocks, reef aquaria and other underwater inhabitants showcased in a clean and well-lit glass or acrylic tank. A balanced, safe and viable marine aquarium requires stringent water quality monitoring and distinct marine aquarium lighting. If you are planning on setting up ...

DIY: How To Make Your Own Canister Filter 3

DIY: How To Make Your Own Canister Filter
One of the most important aspects of owning an aquarium is keeping the water as clean and healthy as possible, while keeping a good biological balance within the environment. Power filters do provide good filtration; however Canister Filters are essentially a better choice, as they allow for better mechanical and biological filtration than most power ...

5 Mistakes Newbies Make When Setting Up A Tropical Fish Tank 29

5 Mistakes Newbies Make When Setting Up A Tropical Fish Tank
Setting up a tropical fish tank is a great hobby, but many newcomers who enter this field have many myths and misconceptions floating around in their mind. If not cleared, these can be dangerous and even expensive when it comes to fish keeping. Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Prakash Ganguly from BettaLove.com. ...

How to Acclimate Fish – Properly 1

How to Acclimate Fish - Properly
Properly acclimating new fish to your already established tank requires more than the simple ‘bag float’ method. Most people who have had fish tanks or aquariums of any sort have heard of floating the bag containing the new fish in your aquarium water; however that is only a fraction of what you should do to ...

4 Reasons Why You Need A Fish Feeding Schedule 2

4 Reasons Why You Need A Fish Feeding Schedule
Feeding fish on a set schedule is one of the many important aspects of being an aquarium owner. Aside from keeping the tank and water clean, having your fish on a fish feeding schedule is important for a few reasons. This isn’t typically a topic many people think about, yet it makes perfect sense to ...

Super Mario Bros Super Tank

Super Mario Bros Super Tank
This is an old school geek gamers dream come true. It’s a fully decked out Super Mario Brothers fish tank. Complete with green pipes and a castle. There’s even a little Mario character in there. What a lucky fish to call this place home! Want to pimp up your tank? Check out our post on ...

Saltwater Basics: Perfecting Your Aquarium Salt Mix 2

Saltwater Basics: Perfecting Your Aquarium Salt Mix
Any adventurous home aquarium owner will tell you how fun and exciting it is to have a reef tank. Breathtaking underwater scene, colorful corals and playful betas – it’s everything you’d want your home’s centerpiece to be. However, keeping a saltwater aquarium can indeed be more challenging than a freshwater aquarium. Aside from making sure ...