May 2014

Do I Need to Use an Aquarium Cooling Fan?

Do I Need to Use an Aquarium Cooling Fan?
May 28, 2014

Whether you’re a professional fish keeper or a novice starting out in the big world of aquatics, one of the most important aspects of the hobby is ensuring you monitor the temperature of your tank’s water. Not doing so can have negative consequences for the ecosystem inside your aquarium, so it’s best to keep on top of it. When you’re thinking about protecting your aquarium from overheating, one of the things you should be aware of is the existence of aquarium cooling fans.

How Often Should You Clean Your Fish Tank?

How Often Should You Clean Your Fish Tank?
May 12, 2014

One of the most common questions that novice aquarium owners ask is how often they should clean their tank.  The answer comes in two forms depending on how you define cleaning. Even once you’ve read this article and discovered how often you’ll need to give your tank a clean, sometimes, on the odd occasion, you’ll forget. Ultimately, it’s important that you don’t make this a common occurrence, and if you clean your tank as frequently as we suggest, you’ll have a stunningly clean tank all year round. Here’s what we’d recommend.

How Often Should You Clean Your Pond?

How Often Should You Clean Your Pond?
May 09, 2014

One of the most common questions asked by pond owners is how often they should clean their ponds. Although there’s really no set rule as to when or how to clean your pond, there are some basics that can help you to avoid the “pea soup” effect that is common in the spring and summer months when the direct sunlight brings out the green algae. So, with that in mind, here are some of the best bits of advice from around the web to help you maintain your pond all year round.