7 best Hang-On-Back protein skimmers


The importance of choosing the right skimmer is apparent. A feeble skimmer does little more than circulate and aerate the water, while an efficient skimmer can keep the water pristine, reduce nitrates, phosphates, and algae, […]

Best filters for 100-125 gallon aquariums

100 gallon fish tank filter

This article reviews the best aquarium filters that are rated for large fish tanks from 100 to 125 gallons. There are 6 filters from 3 different types: 1 trickle, 1 Hang-On-Back, and […]

Top 5 aquarium maintenance myths/misconceptions

cleaning filter media

Freshwater aquarium maintenance is not necessarily difficult – especially when you compare it to the work involved in planning and setting up your tank – but it is no less important. In […]

How to set up a submersible aquarium heater?


Using a submersible aquarium heater is the easiest way to keep the water temperature in a stable range for the health and happiness of your fish. Setting up the heater in a […]

Aqueon QuietFlow series power filter review

Aqueon Aquietflow power filter

The Aqueon QuietFlow series power filters, in my opinion, have so many great qualities for their price range. The series includes QuietFlow 10, 20, 30, 50, 55/75 models that are rated for different aquarium […]

Best pressure bio filters for koi ponds – reviews and guide


In most types of filters for Koi ponds today, pressure bio filters are the best ones to choose. This type of pond filters features a very capacity larger than the rest making […]

Best 200 watt aquarium heaters for 50-55 gallon fish tanks


For keeping a 50-55 gallon fish tank in an optimal and stable temperature range, a 200-watt aquarium heater is a right choice. Here are some of the best 200W aquarium heaters that […]

Best soil substrates for planted tanks – reviews & guide


The success of any aquarium or aquascape depends on the planted tank substrate used. Aquatic plants, just like garden plants, have a complex root system which helps them absorb the necessary nutrients […]

6 causes of algae bloom in a planted aquarium and how to control


Algae usually appears if you have an imbalance in nutrients, water circulation, CO2, oxygen and light. Too many nutrients and too little CO2 may cause algae to appear. However, too much light […]

Best 50 watt aquarium heaters for 10 gallon fish tanks


This article reviews some of the best 50-watt aquarium heaters from various types that you can use in a 10-gallon fish tank. Aqueon Pro Heater 50W for fish tanks up to 10 gallons […]