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Best aquarium glass cleaner

So you’ve got algae on your glass and you want to get rid of it? Well, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve been running tropical aquariums of all shapes and sizes for years and have tried many different glass cleaners, from magnets to brushes on sticks. If you’ve …

Fluval flex review

The Fluval flex is an innovative nano aquarium with a lighting rig incomparable to other tanks. Its very well designed with a nice curved front, plus filter compartments at the back to hide all the ugly parts. The lighting is controlled by a remote control to allow you …

Best aquarium heaters

So you’re looking for a decent heater for your tank? Well, you’ve come to the right place! You can either read through the buyer’s guide or scroll down to the tank by tank list. Best tropical aquarium heaters Tip – Make sure you check the dimensions of your …

Fluval Spec Review

The Fluval spec is an excellent value Nano tank that can be used for tropical or cold water fish (Although topical looks better). It comes in 2 sizes 19 litre and 10 litre and a choice of colour. I’ll be reviewing* a white 19 litre tank that will …

Fluval edge aquarium review

The Fluval edge nano tank is a sleek looking modern fish tank. Its available in 2 sizes, 23 litres and 46 litres in both black and white. It’s interesting design give the impression that it’s floating about the surface it’s placed on. With the right additions to the …

Juwel trigon review

The Juwel trigon is a stunning bow fronted corner aquarium that comes in a choice of 2 sizes 190 litres and 350 litres and a range of colours. I personally have a 190 litre tank in the white finish which will be the one referred to in my …

Making a shrimp house

If you’ve read around the site you’ll know I have a few tanks all with shrimp in to keep them clean along with small tropical fish. The shrimp need places to hide, breed and keep safe but I found that the shrimp houses don’t fit a natural looking …

Juwel Cliff background review

The Juwel cliff background is a stunning addition to any tank but it needs to be install correctly. Read through my review and see exactly how not to install this – from my own personal mistakes! It’s a lot easier to install into a new tank rater than …

Buy Marsilea tropical aquarium plant

Great plant for growing on rocks – Will easily establish itself and spread. Requires some CO2 when first planted to aid growth (Recommended for all planted aquariums) Grown in laboratory conditions = no snails or other issues will arise from the use of Marsilea. Shop for your Marsilea …