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15/12/2021

Aquarium PH Levels: The Best PH Level for your Fish Tank and How to Safely Adjust It

If you are an avid aquarium keeper, you may have never imagined that you would have to become adept at water chemistry too. If you have found yourself checking, monitoring and testing your pH levels in your tank, then you may benefit from a little bit of extra help and advice. This is where Pond Planet steps in! We have put together a comprehensive and handy guide that will take you through the basics of pH levels in your aquarium, why it’s essential, and how to safely adjust the levels.... Read More

15/12/2021

How to Clean Aquarium Sand

Aquariums are beautiful and peaceful additions to your space, but only when they are properly cleaned and maintained. When starting a fish tank, one of the first things people usually add is the substrate, and this is usually gravel or sand. If you have chosen sand as the base for your aquarium, you may be wondering how you’re supposed to clean it. The last thing you want to do is assume it will be fine without regular maintenance!  To help you keep your aquarium sand clean, we have put together... Read More

15/12/2021

Are Aquarium Snails Good for your Fish Tank? Everything you Need to Know about Aquarium Snails

Love them or hate them, many aquarium keepers will have to deal with snails at some point. So, make sure you know all the basic facts and tips, either adding snails or getting rid of them from your tank. Here we have put together the all-you-could-need guide to aquarium snails from Pond Planet to help you get started.  Aquarium Snails FAQs Find the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we see about aquarium snails here! Are Aquarium Snails Good for your Tank? Aquarium snails can play an... Read More

08/11/2021

Pond Sludge Tips: What is Pond Sludge and How to Remove It

If you are looking for the answers to all of your pond sludge questions, then you have come to the right place. Here at Pond Planet, we are dedicated to answering all of the questions and queries of pond owners across the country to bring you the tips and advice you need. So, if you have found that pond sludge is your latest enemy, then keep reading to find out how to remove it,  and most importantly, what pond sludge even is? What is Pond Sludge? The question on everybody’s... Read More

08/11/2021

The Pond Planet Do’s and Don’ts of Winter Care

As the winter months drag in, there are a whole new set of rules that you need to follow for taking care of your pond. So, whether you’re a newbie that’s just gotten your pond started or a seasoned pond professional, brush up on our top do’s and don’ts of winter pond care today to find out exactly what you should and should not do. For more tips and advice, don’t forget to read our comprehensive winter pond care guide online now. DON’T Bang on the Ice If you weren’t... Read More

08/11/2021

The Ultimate Pond Liner Guide

If you’re looking for all the information you could need on pond liners; then you have come to the right place. Here at Pond Planet, we have put together a comprehensive guide that answers all of the most frequently asked questions on pond liners. From the basics of pond liners to how they should be installed and maintained, you will find all of the best tips and advice here. Once you have learnt all you need to know about pond liners, don’t hesitate to explore our varied collections available online... Read More

08/11/2021

How to Get Rid of Algae in a Pond

For every pond keeper, there is one word that instils terror in their entire beings. Algae. This entirely unwelcome plant life will invade your pond, turning water green and leaving a sludgy film that obscures your beautiful fish and plants in the water. Plus, not only is algae an unsightly and unpleasant distraction in your pond water it can also be very harmful to your pond life as it is known to deplete valuable oxygen. Algae can turn pond keeping from a therapeutic hobby into something that feels more like... Read More

13/10/2021

Fish Tank Size Tips: How to Choose The Perfect Fish Tank

The first step to starting any aquarium begins with finding the right fish tank. And while it may be easy to think that any waterproof box will do, there is much more thought and consideration that needs to go into your decision. So, if you have found yourself looking for the perfect tank to start your aquarium journey, then you have come to the right place. Here at Pond Planet, we have pulled together our top tips and advice into one thank buying guide that will help you make an... Read More

13/10/2021

Aquarium Aquascaping Ideas: How to Aquascape your Fish Tank In 6 Easy Steps

Welcome to the world of aquascaping! An art form in itself, the progression from regular aquarium keeping to aquascaping is easy to fall into, and once you have started you may find it difficult to stop. The end goal is to create an aesthetically pleasing aquarium landscape in which just as much effort has gone into the visual appeal of the tank as the care of the fish living in it. So, if you have found yourself looking for ways to make your aquarium more attractive, then you have come... Read More

13/10/2021

Aquarium Heaters: Everything You Need to Know and How to Use Them

If you’re new to aquarium keeping, then you may have a few questions and queries about some of the essential equipment. This is why we have put together the Pond Planet complete guide to aquarium heaters to help you get started. Here, we will be answering some of the most frequently asked questions about tank heaters so that you have a full understanding of how they work and how to use them. Find all the tips and tricks you need to know about aquarium heaters here and discover which heater... Read More