Last update: November 3, 2021

No Cooked Fish! The Best Aquarium Heater Controllers

Imagine waking up one morning only to discover that all your fish are floating upside down at the top of your aquarium. You feel the water only to discover that it is boiling. You have cooked your fish! This scenario is more common than you might think. All it takes is for your heater to […]

Last update: November 18, 2021

What Is pH and How to Easily Test It in Your Aquarium?

If you think back to high school science, you might remember talk of water pH. I remember smugly telling my teacher, Mrs. Kennedy, “I will never need to know this when I am older.” Well, it looks like Mrs. Kennedy had the last laugh – pH is something that I now regularly monitor in my […]

Last update: May 11, 2022

Brown Algae in Fish Tank & How to Get Rid of It

It happens all of a sudden… Without warning… One day your tank is crystal clear. The next it is a brown slimy mess. If you have ever owned a fish tank then you will know it all too well. I am talking about, of course, brown algae. That dreaded brown, slimy substance that, if left […]

Last update: April 7, 2021

Bristle Worms: The Creepy Creature Hiding In Your Aquarium

Did you just catch a glimpse of what looked like an underwater centipede? Do you own a saltwater aquarium? If you answered yes to both of these questions then it’s likely your tank is playing home to bristle worms. When it comes to bristle worms, the community is divided. Some believe they form an important […]