Naming Your Fish

Fish make a stunning addition to any pond or aquarium. Relaxing to watch and alleged to promote multiple health and wellbeing benefits, they help to maintain a thriving ecosystem and are beautiful to observe as they swim around. Whether you’re hosting a couple of fish or a whole school, you’re sure to notice that they all have their own unique personalities and what better way to bring that to light than by choosing the perfect names. If you’re struggling to select a moniker for your fish there are a few... Read More


Do I Need Plants in My Aquarium?

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. What Are the Benefits of Aquarium Plants? As you are keeping living creatures in your fish tank, it makes perfect sense that including live plants would be beneficial. But what exactly are these benefits? We’ll start with the biggest benefit of all: They Produce Oxygen Live aquarium plants produce oxygen... Read More


Setting up a Home Aquarium: FAQs

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 Need to Set Up a Home Aquarium? For a fully functioning aquarium you will need the following key pieces of basic equipment and accessories, to begin with: Fish tank Filter (internal or external) and filter... Read More

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Planning A Garden Pond Step By Step

If you’re considering adding a pond to your garden then it is vital you get the basics in hand before you buy your materials. There are a few factors that may help you determine the overall look and design of your garden pond in the first initial planning stages. From the pond position to the size, shape, depth and aesthetic – it is important you take into consideration your garden as a whole prior to starting the process. Firstly it is important to keep your budget in mind, when it... Read More