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Last update: April 4, 2024

Best Aquarium Safe Paint for Inside and Outside Your Tank

So, you want to paint a background on your aquarium? Or maybe you want to paint something inside your tank. Well, the first thing you need to do is buy some paint. But not just any old paint… You need aquarium safe paint! Today, I’m going to teach why you can’t use any paint, as […]

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Last update: November 28, 2023

How to Lower Aquarium GH (General Hardness) in Water Tanks & How to Raise it: A Beginner’s Guide

Our final chapter in our beginner’s guide to water chemistry covers GH. GH is essentially the hardness of your water. And today, I’m going to teach you everything about it. What is aquarium GH? General level of hardness, also known as aquarium water hardness, is referred to as GH for short. It’s basically the measure […]

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Last update: December 2, 2023

Indian Almond Leaves: Keeping your fish happy, naturally.

If you have been keeping fish for a while now, it’s highly likely you have heard of Indian almond leaves. These leaves are often referred to as a natural miracle. There are claims that Indian almond leaves are capable of bringing fish back from the brink of death, helping betta to spawn and even reduce […]

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Last update: November 12, 2022

5 Best and Quietest Aquarium Air Pumps (60+ Tested!)

A good air pump should be seen and not heard, right? After all, you can’t quietly enjoy your aquarium with your air pump emitting a high pitched ERRRRRRRRRRR! But which air pump is actually the quietest? What is whisper quiet to some will be loud and obnoxious to others. Perhaps more importantly, which air pump is right for […]

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Last update: November 12, 2022

3 Best small aquarium heaters for tiny tanks 1 – 10 gallons (20+ Tested)

One of the biggest complaints with small tanks is their lack of room. By the time you set up your decorations, such as gravel, plants and rocks, there isn’t a lot of room for much else – especially not a heater. And before you ask, no, you cannot skip buying a heater. [sc name=”small-aquarium-heater-text-links-code”] You […]

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Last update: December 2, 2023

9 Different Aquarium Water Sources (One is dangerous!)

A big part of fishkeeping is adding water to your aquarium. Whether it’s filling a new tank or performing a water change, you need a reliable and safe source of aquarium water – the lives of your fish depend on it! Today, I share with you all the different sources of water you can add […]

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Last update: November 10, 2023

7 Best Gravel Vacuums For Any Sized Fish Tank (Over 40 tested!)

Phew. It’s finally done. After spending dozens of hours performing hundreds of water changes, with over 40 different gravel vacuums, we believe that we found the best gravel vac for every size of aquarium. Today, I am going to share our findings with you. By the end of this guide, you will know every essential […]

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Last update: May 21, 2024

The #1 best aquarium water changer for easy maintenance (5 tested!)

Ah, the weekly water change. We all know it’s crucial for keeping your aquarium happy and healthy, but let’s be honest—it can be a real chore. Draining and refilling the tank, lugging heavy buckets of water back and forth… Just thinking about it is exhausting. Maybe I’ll just skip it this week… Wait, don’t do […]

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Last update: November 3, 2022

How to Drain a Fish Tank In 6 Simple Steps

You probably already know about water changers… This handy device is designed to drain and fill your aquarium without the need to carry buckets of water through your home. If you have a larger tank, it’s essential. But what you might not know is how they work – it’s much different to using your basic […]

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Last update: November 4, 2022

Betta Hammock – Create a comfy bed for your betta fish

If you want to create a fun and comfortable spot for your betta, there is nothing better than a hammock. They are affordable, look great and best of all – betta love them! And today, I am going to teach you everything you need to know about them. What is a betta hammock? Quick, picture […]