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We're a group of aquarists that are on a mission to make Aquascaping the next big hobby. If you're obsessed with the art of crystal-clear water and pristinely-trimmed plants, you're in the right place. We cover a variety of topics, including technique, tutorials, interviews, showcases, and more.

Why Does My Betta Fish Keeping Swimming To The Top?

Why Does My Betta Fish Keeping Swimming To The Top?

If your Betta keeps swimming to the top of the tank then it's probably due to one of these 4 reasons, here is how to fix it.

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How To Stop A Pond From Leaking: Guide

How To Stop A Pond From Leaking: Guide

This guide covers how to identify and fix pond leaks and what the common issues are, most of them you can easily fix yourself and we show you how.

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What Are Bloodworms Used For?

What Are Bloodworms Used For?

A detailed look at bloodworms; what they are used for, what they look like and how to breed them.

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How To Set Up A Bubbler In A Fish Tank

How To Set Up A Bubbler In A Fish Tank

Questions about setting up a bubbler? this is a step by step guide on how to set one up in your fish tank the right way and the benefits of using one.

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How Big Do Mbuna Cichlids Get?

How Big Do Mbuna Cichlids Get?

Questions around Mbuna Cichlids size and ideal tank conditions? this post has the answers to help you look after and maximize the growth of your Cichlids the right way.

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What Size Tank For 2 Goldfish

What Size Tank For 2 Goldfish

We cover the ideal tank sizes for housing 2 goldfish and what else you need to consider for both common and fancy goldfish.

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How Much Sand Do I Need For My Aquarium?

How Much Sand Do I Need For My Aquarium?

Want to know how much sand you need for you aquarium? this article has the answers and covers the important factors involved to consider depending on what you want to achieve.

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How To Tell If A Tiger Barb Is Pregnant

How To Tell If A Tiger Barb Is Pregnant

If you have questions around Tiger barb pregnancy then this article will help, we cover how you tell if your tiger barb is pregnant, breeding behaviour and how long the process takes.

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How To Use Aquarium Sponge Filters

How To Use Aquarium Sponge Filters

Questions about aquarium sponge filters? this article covers the ins and outs of them from how to use them, pros, cons and much more.

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How To Clean Algae From Aquarium Rocks

How To Clean Algae From Aquarium Rocks

A simple step by step guide on how to clean algae from aquarium rocks the easy and effective way, we also look at the problems algae can cause in aquariums and preventing blooms.

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How To Clean A Fish Tank After Disease

How To Clean A Fish Tank After Disease

A complete step by step guide on how to clean a fish tank after disease the right way and some essential disease prevention tips.

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How To Decorate A Fish Tank With Household Items

How To Decorate A Fish Tank With Household Items

We cover the essentials when it comes to using household items to decorate your tank, what is safe to use and what you should avoid using at all costs.

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How Big Do Feeder Fish Get

How Big Do Feeder Fish Get

Questions with feeder fish? this article will help. We cover the main types of feeder fish and how big each of them get.

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What Fish Eat Mealworms

What Fish Eat Mealworms

This article looks at what mealworms are and what fish can eat them, if you have questions around mealworms then this should answer your questions.

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Fluval Edge Gravel Cleaner Review

Fluval Edge Gravel Cleaner Review

If you are thinking of buying the Fluval Edge gravel cleaner then this will review will help, we look at the features, pros and cons to help you decide if it's the right option.

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Best PAR Meter For Reef Tank: Top 3

Best PAR Meter For Reef Tank: Top 3

Looking for the best par meter for reef tanks? we review our top 3 picks along with a bunch of helpful information to help you decide.

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What To Feed Baby Painted Turtles

What To Feed Baby Painted Turtles

If you have questions around what to feed baby painted turtles then this article will help, we cover the ideal diet and our top 5 best food picks

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How Often To Change Pond Water & Why

How Often To Change Pond Water & Why

Questions around pond water changes? we are here to help, we look at why water changes are important the 3 best ways to do it.

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Best Reef Octopus Skimmer: Top 5

Best Reef Octopus Skimmer: Top 5

We cover what we feel are the top 5 best reef octopus skimmers, each reviewed in detail to help you decide on the right option for your tank

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Best Filter For Betta Fish: Top 10

Best Filter For Betta Fish: Top 10

Need help finding the best filter for your betta fish tank? we cover our top 10 picks that cater for a variety of tank sizes and provide the right features that a Betta needs.

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How To Use Melafix & Does It Work?

How To Use Melafix & Does It Work?

If you wondering how to use Melafix and if it actually works then this article has the answers, we look at how effective it is and what it can actually treat.

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10 Best Aquarium Heaters: Reviews

10 Best Aquarium Heaters: Reviews

Need help finding the best aquarium heater for your tank? we have reviewed the top 10 and put together some essential information you need to know before buying.

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How Big Do Bettas Get: Size & Growth Guide

How Big Do Bettas Get: Size & Growth Guide

We cover how big do bettas get in the wild and in Aquariums. And the 3 main ways to maximise the growth of your betta fish, they are simple but very effective.

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Aqueon Quietflow Internal Power Filter Review

Aqueon Quietflow Internal Power Filter Review

If you are considering buying the Aqueon Quietflow Internal Power filter then this review will help you, we take a very detailed look at what this filter has to offer and how good it really is.

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How To Kill Mosquito Eggs In Ponds

How To Kill Mosquito Eggs In Ponds

We take a look at the effects Mosquitos can have on a pond and the best way to kill mosquito eggs and prevent them going forwards.

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Marineland Magnum Polishing Internal Canister Filter Review

Marineland Magnum Polishing Internal Canister Filter Review

If you are considering buying the Marineland Magnum Polishing Internal Canister filter then this review will help you, we take a very detailed look at what this filter has to offer and how good it really is.

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10 Best Protein Skimmers: Detailed Reviews

10 Best Protein Skimmers: Detailed Reviews

Looking for the best protein skimmer? our reviews cover our top 10 picks that we feel are the main contenders for the money and options for most tank sizes.

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How Many Guppies In A 5 Gallon Tank?

How Many Guppies In A 5 Gallon Tank?

We cover how many guppies you should have in a 5 gallon tank, how big they grow and some helpful care tips so you can look after them the right way.

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Back To The Roots Water Garden Review

Back To The Roots Water Garden Review

If you are considering buying the Back To The Roots Water Garden tank then this review will help you, we take a very detailed look at what this unique tank has to offer and how good it really is.

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Why Do Fish Jump Out Of Their Tanks?

Why Do Fish Jump Out Of Their Tanks?

We cover the 4 main reasons why your fish might be jumping out of their tank, what to look for and the solutions to stop it happening going forwards.

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Best Turtle Tank: Top 3 Reviews

Best Turtle Tank: Top 3 Reviews

We review what we feel are the 3 best turtle tanks along with some essential information on selecting the right size and cleaning the tank properly.

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How To Fix A Leaking Fish Tank

How To Fix A Leaking Fish Tank

If you need help spotting and fixing a leak in your fish tank then this article will help you, this is a step by step guide on how to fix it.

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Best Tropical Fish Book For Beginners

Best Tropical Fish Book For Beginners

Need help finding the right tropical fish book for beginners? we have put together a list of what we consider to be the best 5 books with a detailed overview of each.

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How To Stop Fish From Breeding

How To Stop Fish From Breeding

This is a detailed guide on how to stop fish from breeding, there are 4 main steps that you can take plus we cover the best way to get rid of unwanted fish the correct way.

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Best Filter For Guppies: Top 3

Best Filter For Guppies: Top 3

Looking for the best filter for guppies and need some help? we cover our top 3 filter picks with a very detailed overview of each looking at pros, cons and more to help you decide.

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How To Keep Duckweed Out Of Filter

How To Keep Duckweed Out Of Filter

Want to know how to keep duckweed out of your filter? this article has the answers, we cover the best 4 ways and also how to get rid of duckweed.

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Marineland Penguin 350 Review

Marineland Penguin 350 Review

If you are considering buying the Marineland Penguin 350 filter then this review will help you, we take a very detailed look at what this filter has to offer and how good it really is.

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How Big Can Koi Fish Get?

How Big Can Koi Fish Get?

If you have questions around Koi fish growth then this article has the answers, we look at how big do koi fish actually get and how to maximize growth the right way.

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Marineland Emperor 400 Filter Review

Marineland Emperor 400 Filter Review

If you are considering buying the Marineland Emperor 400 filter then this review will help you, we take a very detailed look at what this filter has to offer and how good it really is.

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How To Care For Koi Eggs The Right Way

How To Care For Koi Eggs The Right Way

Our detailed guide covers how to care for koi eggs the correct way, we cover everything from initially spotting the eggs right through to taking care of the fry.

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Fluval C2 Power Filter Review

Fluval C2 Power Filter Review

If you are considering buying the Fluval C2 power filter then this review will help you, we take a very detailed look at what this filter has to offer and how good it really is.

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How To Keep Betta Water Warm Without A Heater

How To Keep Betta Water Warm Without A Heater

If you don't have a heater right now for your Betta these 5 solutions should help to keep the tank water warmer but these should just serve as a temporary solution.

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Tetra Waterfall Globe Aquarium Review

Tetra Waterfall Globe Aquarium Review

If you are considering buying the Tetra Waterfall Globe aquarium then this review will help you, we take a very detailed look at what this tank has to offer and how good it really is.

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How To Give A Fish CPR: Detailed Guide

How To Give A Fish CPR: Detailed Guide

Losing pet fish is never a nice experience, we cover some emergency steps that you can take such as CPR in order to try to get your fish breathing again.

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Hagen Fluval G3 Advanced Filtration System Review

Hagen Fluval G3 Advanced Filtration System Review

If you are considering buying the G3 Advanced Filtration System from Hagen Fluval then this review will help you, we take a very detailed look at what this filter has to offer and how good it really is.

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Best Betta Fish Tanks: Top 10 Reviews

Best Betta Fish Tanks: Top 10 Reviews

Looking for the best betta fish tank and need some help? We have researched and put together a list of the top 10 options, each covered in great detail to help you decide on the right option for you and your betta.

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How To Grow Coral In Aquariums

How To Grow Coral In Aquariums

Growing coral doesn't have to be tricky, this is a detailed how to guide that covers pretty much everything you need to getting your reef tank started.

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Best GFO For Reef Tank: Top 5

Best GFO For Reef Tank: Top 5

Looking for the best GFO for reef tanks? we cover our top 5 picks in detail along with answering some common GFO related questions to help you.

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How To Keep Driftwood From Floating

How To Keep Driftwood From Floating

We cover the best 5 ways on how to keep driftwood from floating, driftwood comes with lots of benefits to your tank so it's important to know how to anchor it down correctly which is what we cover here.

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Best Aquatic Turtle Heater: Top 5

Best Aquatic Turtle Heater: Top 5

We review what we consider to be the 5 best aquatic turtle heaters that cater most tank sizes, we take a detailed look into the features, pros and cons of each to help you pick the right option.

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Why Are My Goldfish Fins Turning Black?

Why Are My Goldfish Fins Turning Black?

We cover the main 3 reasons why your goldfishes fins are turning black, some are health related that need immediate attention and others are not so this article should give you some insight.

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Best Substrate For Betta Fish Tank

Best Substrate For Betta Fish Tank

Getting the best substrate for betta fish is important for many reasons, we have put together a list of the top 10 substrate options for your tank to help you decide along with some important information.

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What Is The Function Of The Swim Bladder

What Is The Function Of The Swim Bladder

We cover the ins and outs of a Swim bladder, what it is and it's function of giving fish buoyancy. If you questions around the topic then this article should help.

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Best 2.5 Gallon Tank For Betta Fish

Best 2.5 Gallon Tank For Betta Fish

We cover and review what we feel are some of the best 2.5 gallon tanks for betta fish, we have carefully selected 3 picks and covered them in detail to help you decide.

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How Do You Tell If Fish Are Male Or Female?

How Do You Tell If Fish Are Male Or Female?

We cover the 7 main ways to find out if your fish is male or female, it can vary slightly depend on the type of fish but these 7 points should give you the answer in most cases.

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How To Take Care Of A Piranha Fish

How To Take Care Of A Piranha Fish

This guide covers basically everything you need to know on how to take care of a Piranha fish properly, we cover all the equipment and care essentials in great detail to help you.

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The 8 Best Pond Heaters & Deicers: Reviews

The 8 Best Pond Heaters & Deicers: Reviews

We cover what we feel are the best 8 pond heaters or deicers, each reviewed in great detail along with some essential information you need to know before buying one, let us help you.

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Best Hang On Back Overflow Box: Reviews

Best Hang On Back Overflow Box: Reviews

Our 5 picks and reviews make finding the best hang on back overflow box a simple task, we have researched and put together very detailed reviews of the top contenders to help you.

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How To Clear Muddy Pond Water

How To Clear Muddy Pond Water

This article covers the 4 most effective ways on how to clear muddy pond water, there are lots of techniques but we feel these 4 are the best ways.

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Best Treatment To Treat Flukes In Koi

Best Treatment To Treat Flukes In Koi

We cover the best treatments to treat flukes in Koi and pretty much everything you need to know about this disease from how to identify it, symptoms and prevention methods.

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How To Make Tap Water Safe For Ponds

How To Make Tap Water Safe For Ponds

This is a detailed guide on how to make tap water safe for ponds, what you need to lookout for and how to remove chlorine to get the right parameters.

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How To Keep Birds Away From Fish Ponds

How To Keep Birds Away From Fish Ponds

We cover the 7 most effective way on how to keep birds away from fish ponds, there are plenty of great repellents out there but we feel these are the best.

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How Do Leeches Get Into Ponds?

How Do Leeches Get Into Ponds?

Leeches do get into ponds albeit it's not a common occurrence, this article looks at how do they get into ponds and how to remove them quickly.

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Best Way To Clean Algae From Pond

Best Way To Clean Algae From Pond

The ultimate guide on how to safely clean and remove algae from your pond, we look different algae types and the best products to help you eliminate and prevent it.

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How To Clean Live Aquarium Plants

How To Clean Live Aquarium Plants

We cover the best 3 ways on how to clean live aquarium plants, these are simple but very effective techniques that we personally use and recommend.

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How Big Do Mollies Get: Size Guide

How Big Do Mollies Get: Size Guide

Wondering how big do Mollies get? we cover the growth sizes of the common 11 types of molly fish along with some helpful care tips.

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How To Make A Betta Pond

How To Make A Betta Pond

If you want to know how to make a betta pond the right way then this article will help, we cover the 8 essentials to create the right pond environment for your betta fish.

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How To Keep Pond Water Clean Without Filter

How To Keep Pond Water Clean Without Filter

We cover the 10 best ways to keep pond water clean without using a filter, these are essential tips to avoid algae and diseases in your pond.

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Best Bio Media For Saltwater: Reviews

Best Bio Media For Saltwater: Reviews

Need help finding the best bio media for saltwater tanks? we have put together a list of our top 7 media picks that we feel are best options for your tank and why.

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How To Grow Duckweed For Feed

How To Grow Duckweed For Feed

We take a detailed look on the most effective and easiest way to grow duckweed for feed, if you need help and want to know how it's done then this should help you out.

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Best Nano Media Reactor: Reviews

Best Nano Media Reactor: Reviews

We review what we feel are the 5 best nano media reactors, we look at the pros and cons of each and the benefits of using one of these in your fish tank.

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How To Clean Fish Tank Ornaments From Algae

How To Clean Fish Tank Ornaments From Algae

We cover some of the easy but effective ways of cleaning algae from your fish tank ornaments, we also look at ways to stop algae growing back to avoid the issue in the future.

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Best Pond Dye Reviews: Top 10

Best Pond Dye Reviews: Top 10

This is a very detailed buying guide for anyone whom is looking for the best pond dye, we cover our top 10 picks and reviews along with some essential information that you need to know before buying any dye solution for your pond.

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What Can Betta Fish Eat Of Human Food

What Can Betta Fish Eat Of Human Food

Betta fish feeding is a very talked about subject but today we are focusing on what can betta fish eat of human foods? it's actually an interesting question so we decided to dedicate a post covering it in detail.

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Interpet Anti Fungus And Finrot Review

Interpet Anti Fungus And Finrot Review

Aside from identifying deadly fish diseases early like mouth and fin rot the next most important thing is actually treating these diseases effectively, today we are are doing a Interpet Anti Fungus And Finrot review to see how effective it really is.

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How To Prime A Fish Tank Filter

How To Prime A Fish Tank Filter

If you need to know how to prime a fish tank filter the right way then article will help, we look at what priming actually is and how to do it the right way with a helpful video included.

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How To Tell If A Pleco Is Male Or Female

How To Tell If A Pleco Is Male Or Female

We cover the 4 main ways on how to tell if your Pleco fish is a male or female, it can be quite tricky but there are actually several visible signs to determine the sex that we cover in detail in this article.

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Why Do Oscar Fish Change Colors

Why Do Oscar Fish Change Colors

If you are wondering why do Oscar Fish change colors then this article has the answers, we look at 3 common causes and why it's important to spot them early incase it's something bad.

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How To Clean Canister Filter Hoses

How To Clean Canister Filter Hoses

Our helpful guide on how to clean canister filter hoses the right way, we cover the 3 most popular and effective methods in detail with lots of tips and helpful information along the way.

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Seachem Denitrate Review

Seachem Denitrate Review

Our Seachem Denitrate review takes a detailed look at what this treatment product has to offer, how it works, how to use it and if it's actually effective.

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How To Breed Rummy Nose Tetras

How To Breed Rummy Nose Tetras

If you need help breeding rummy nose tetras then this guide will cover pretty much everything you need to know, we look at how to do it the right way and what set up and supplies you actually need.

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Eheim Classic 2213 Review

Eheim Classic 2213 Review

Our Eheim Classic 2213 review takes a very deep and detailed look into what this Canister filter has to offer, we look at all the features, pros and cons to help you decide if it's the right option for you.

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How Big Is A Fish Brain?

How Big Is A Fish Brain?

This article takes a detailed look a the size of a fish brain, memory and social cooperation of fish. If you have brain or memory related questions then this article has the answers.

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How To Keep An Aquarium Cool

How To Keep An Aquarium Cool

If you want to know how to keep an aquarium cool then this article will help, we cover the 7 best and most effective ways of cooling your tank.

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How To Clean Plexiglass Fish Tanks

How To Clean Plexiglass Fish Tanks

A detailed guide on how to clean pexiglass fish tanks the right way and what to do if scratches occur during the process, this article goes into lots of detail to help you make the cleaning process nice and easy.

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Acurel F Water Clarifier Review

Acurel F Water Clarifier Review

Our Acurel F Water Clarifier review takes a very detailed look into what benefits this treatment product has to offer and how it can help your tank.

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How Long Are Zebra Danios Pregnant For?

How Long Are Zebra Danios Pregnant For?

We take a detailed look at Zebra Danios breeding and pregnancy, we look at how long the process takes and some great tips on how to increase success breeding them.

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Best Food For Silver Arowana Fish

Best Food For Silver Arowana Fish

We cover what we feel are the 5 best food options for Silver Arowana fish, each covered in detail along with diet information and some general feeding tips so your fish stay healthy and happy.

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What Does A Bio Pellet Reactor Do?

What Does A Bio Pellet Reactor Do?

If you have questions about a bio pellet reactor then this article will most likely have the answers, we look at what they do, how they work, set up and tank benefits of using them.

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How To Take Care Of A Sucker Fish

How To Take Care Of A Sucker Fish

We cover the Sucker Fish (or Pleco) care essentials including tank size, water conditions, plants, lighting, tank mates and more so you know how to take care of these cool fish.

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Hydor Aquarium Heater Reviews

Hydor Aquarium Heater Reviews

We cover our 3 different Hydor aquarium heater reviews, each one aimed at different tank size and set ups, Hydor is a popular brand but how good are they really? let's take a detailed look.

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How To Keep A Saltwater Tank Clean

How To Keep A Saltwater Tank Clean

We cover the 5 essentials to help keep your saltwater tank clean, aside from looking bad a dirty tank can cause you and your fish a lot of problems that can be easily avoided with the right cleaning tools and routine.

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How Big Does An African Dwarf Frog Get

How Big Does An African Dwarf Frog Get

Want to know how big does an african dwarf from get? this article has the answer, we cover average size and tips to ensure healthy growth to give them the best chance of reaching their maximum potential size.

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Best Filter For Planted Discus Tank

Best Filter For Planted Discus Tank

We cover what we feel is the best filter for planted discus tanks, we narrowed it down to these 5 options which we review in detail to help you find the right option for your tank.

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How Do Coral Reefs Eat

How Do Coral Reefs Eat

This post takes a look at how do coral reefs eat, what they eat and some essential feeding tips and method that every aquarium owner should know.

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Best Food For Koi Carp: Top 10

Best Food For Koi Carp: Top 10

If you are searching for the best food for koi carp then this article will help! we cover our top 10 foods for growth and color benefit, along with some essential feeding information and tips.

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How Do Neon Fish Get Their Color

How Do Neon Fish Get Their Color

If you are wondering how do Neon Fish get their color then this post has the answers, we look at genes, evolution, breeding, food and other factors that impact coloring.

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Best Nano Canister Filter: Top 5

Best Nano Canister Filter: Top 5

We cover what we feel are the 5 best nano canister filters, each reviewed in great detail to help you decide on the right option for your small tank.

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How To Keep Axolotl Tank Cool

How To Keep Axolotl Tank Cool

Axolotls or Mexican Walking Fish like a cold environment so today we are looking at the best ways of keep the tank cool and what the ideal temperature for them actually is.

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Best Liquid Fertilizer For Aquarium Plants

Best Liquid Fertilizer For Aquarium Plants

Looking for the best liquid fertilizer for aquarium plants? we cover our top 6 picks in detail, looking at tank safety and other natural ways to fertilize plants.

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