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Aquarium Advice

15/12/2021

The Pond Planet Guide to Aquarium pH Levels

If you are an avid aquarium keeper, you may have never imagined that you would have to become adept at water chemistry too. But 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... 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

The Pond Planet Guide to 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

13/10/2021

The Pond Planet Tank Buying Guide

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

The Pond Planet Guide to Aquascaping

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

13/10/2021

How to Choose the Right Aquarium Heater

If you’re looking for the right aquarium heater for your tanks, then you have come to the right place. Here at Pond Planet, we are proud to offer a wide selection of premium-quality aquarium heaters, which promises designs to suit every aquarium. But with so many options on offer, which aquarium heater do you choose? To help you find the right aquarium heater for your tank, we have put together the all-you-could-need guide on choosing the perfect aquarium heater. From basic facts to helpful hints and tips, our extensive guide... Read More

09/08/2021

Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining your Tank Filter

Every aquarium needs a high-quality tank filter, as it is arguably one of the most important pieces of equipment in your tank. Based on what kind of filter you have, it is responsible for filtering out solid and dissolved waste and cultivating beneficial bacteria to aid and maintain the nitrogen cycle. Not having a water filter could be catastrophic for your fish, but similarly, not taking proper care of your filter can lead to more problems with water chemistry. This is why you must make sure to regularly clean and... Read More

09/08/2021

How to Water Test your Freshwater Aquarium

If you’re new to the world of fishkeeping, then you may not be too familiar with water testing your freshwater aquarium. You may even be wondering if water testing is necessary at all, but to sum it up, yes, it is! Water testing is critical in newly set up aquariums to avoid fish loss. This can occur due to rapid rises in nitrate and ammonia. But even in established aquariums, you still need to upkeep regular water testing to ensure healthy living conditions for your fish. Water tests are so... Read More

09/08/2021

The Beginners Guide to Aquarium Filters

When you first begin your aquarium hobby, it can be considered a milestone passed when you learn and understand how your aquarium filter works. This essential piece of equipment for your aquarium is certainly a must-have, but beyond this many people don’t understand exactly how the filter works or why it is so important. To help you understand the full ins and outs of your aquarium filter, we have put together a beginner’s guide which will help you gain an understanding of what your filter is doing and why it... Read More