First of all, what is wheatgerm fish food? Wheatgerm is essentially the embryo of the plant – the reproductive part that germinates and grows new vegetation. As a food source, it’s naturally high in complex fats, vitamins, and minerals, while it also contains slow-releasing carbohydrates. When compared to the simple sugars which feature… More Benefits of Wheatgerm Fish Food
Water features are a fantastic addition to both indoor and outdoor spaces. The therapeutic effect of water on your senses is well-documented, and if your water feature is situated outside or in a pond, it’s a great attraction for wildlife too. Here at Pond Planet, we’ve compiled a handy guide on everything from picking… More What You Need to Know: Solar Water Features
Choosing pond plants is an essential and exciting stage in setting up your new garden pond. The process of choosing the right plants can be a little overwhelming, especially if this is your first pond, so we’re here to demystify the process for you. Why Do I Need Pond Plants? Aquatic plants bring… More Choosing The Right Pond Plants For Your New Pond
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
Fishing for tips on how to set up your first tropical aquarium? You’ve come to the right place. If you’ve never kept fish before, or if you’ve only ever kept coldwater fish, this tropical fish guide will walk you through the process of setting up an aquarium for tropical fish, and the equipment you will… More Tropical Fish For Beginners
Brightly coloured, confident around humans, and adaptable to a range of climates; koi carp are very popular pets. But, many koi carp live around 30 years, so there are a few crucial points you need to consider to ensure the health and comfort of your fish. Here, we’ve looked into good koi carp keeping to… More Koi Carp Keeping Guide
Blanket weed is a major problem in ponds, not only does it look unappealing but it can also overwhelm plants and pond life you may have in your garden. Not only this but it can also be a sign of imbalance in your pond, so eliminating it before it takes hold is essential. Any… More How To Remove Blanket Weed
Cleaning an aquarium or fish tank should be a simple and straightforward task, which generally shouldn’t take too long to do. The more you look after your tank on a daily basis, the less cleaning you’ll have to do in the long run. Not only this but you’ll find that your fish will be healthier… More How Often Should You Clean Your Tank?
We get many questions sent to us regarding both pond construction and water quality, so we’ve put a selection of the most frequently asked questions into a single post to help you find the information you’re looking for and become a pond keeping expert. Don’t forget, if you can’t find the answer to your question… More Garden Pond FAQ