Aquarium Advice


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


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


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


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


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


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


The Beginner’s Guide to Fish Food

For happy and healthy fish, it is your responsibility to ensure you’re feeding them the best and most appropriate fish food.  But with so many options available, we understand that it can be confusing deciding which fish food is the ‘right kind’. At Pond Planet, we are committed to ensuring our customers have thriving aquariums, which is why we have put together the beginner’s guide to fish food. Here you will learn about all the different fish food types, which you should choose, and what is the most appropriate option... Read More


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

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Guidelines For Stocking Your Aquarium

If you’ve decided you want to set up your own aquarium, then there are a few guidelines you need to consider to make sure the stock of fish you choose is just right for you and your tank. For a community aquarium, not only do you need to consider the compatibility of your fish choice but, also the size of your tank.  We’ve put a few things you need to think about all in one guide to help pinpoint just how you can get started on creating your dream aquarium,... Read More


How to Get Crystal Clear Aquarium Water: The Ultimate Pond Planet Guide

All fish tank owners dream of having that vivid, clear aquarium with water clean enough to see right through to the other side. With the right maintenance and attention, this image doesn’t have to be a pipe dream but, instead, a reality.  Follow our basic steps to avoid the threatening murky clouds of algae and discolouration and instead let your aquarium water be the crystal clear paradise you strive to have. The key to clear aquarium water includes just a few simple steps that, when considered, are easily done to... Read More