Choosing the right aquarium for your space is integral for two main reasons. Firstly, it’s important is to ensure the health of your aquarium’s inhabitants, and secondly, you’ll want to find an aquarium that both fits and compliments your home’s interior. Our expert team here at Pond Planet have categorised just what you… More Choosing the Right Aquarium for Your Space
How to Treat Swim Bladder Disorder If you’ve noticed your fish struggling to stay afloat, sinking or even swimming upside down, it’s likely that your fish is suffering from swim bladder disorder. Thankfully, our expert team here at Pond Planet know all there is to know about swim bladder disease, so read on… More Why is Your Fish Afloat?
Aquarium filters form an integral component of any quality, healthy aquarium. The filter provides the cornerstone of the tank’s ecosystem and, without it, the balance of life in your aquarium would most likely become unstable and inhabitable to many forms of aquatic life. Whether internal or external, a good aquarium filter delivers this essential… More What Are the Best Aquarium Filters?
The internet is swimming with debates surrounding one key question: Do you need live rock and live sand in a marine aquarium? Marine (saltwater) aquariums are very delicate ecosystems, requiring a great deal of care and maintenance to remain healthy. Live rocks and sands do indeed bring many benefits to these ecosystems, making them… More Are Live Rocks and Live Sands Essential in a Marine Aquarium Setup?
Are you battling with high levels of nitrate and phosphate in your aquarium? If you’re having issues with build-ups, or if you’re not sure how to prevent them from escalating to begin with, you’re in the right place. In this blog we will share our top tips for controlling nitrate and phosphate in your… More Aquarium Maintenance: How to Keep your Nitrate and Phosphate Levels Down
Both marine (saltwater) and freshwater aquariums are incredibly beautiful and rewarding to keep, but they are very different in both their biological and physical setups as well as the level of maintenance required. If you’re a beginner, it may be better to start off your hobby with a freshwater aquarium, which will be much… More Thinking Of Setting Up A Marine Aquarium? Read This First.
Creating a stunning underwater world in your home with the correct substrate and decor is no easy task, and requires a fine balance of the two P’s: Practicality and Prettiness. You must first ensure that the equipment you use is suitable for the type of aquarium and aquatic life you wish to keep,… More 10 Substrate and Decor Ideas for Creating a Beautiful Aquarium
Aquarium water turning green? Tips on improving water quality Going green? That unsightly green and cloudy aquarium water is caused by algae. Algae is a common form of aquatic plant life found in most aquariums in varying quantities. In small amounts it is harmless and a source of food for some aquarium… More Aquarium: Tips to Improve Water Quality
The short answer is no, not necessarily. Live aquarium plants are not absolutely essential for creating a functioning, healthy fish tank. However, while they are not compulsory, aquarium plants do bring many benefits to a fish tank and its inhabitants, and it is certainly worth the little extra time and effort introducing them to… More Do I Need Plants in My Aquarium?
So you’ve decided to take the plunge and start a home aquarium? Congratulations, you’re about to embark on an incredibly rewarding and enjoyable journey. As you’re brand new to the hobby, you’ll undoubtedly have lots of questions, so we’ve compiled answers to the most common FAQs that our experts have received. What equipment do I… More Setting up a Home Aquarium: FAQs