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Aquarium Heaters

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Unlike warmblooded humans, fish are ectothermic, meaning they take on the temperature of the surrounding water. Since they can't maintain the body temperature at a chosen fixed level, the temperature must be maintained through a heater.

Heaters are only necessary if you keep tropical fish rather than marine fish. Coldwater fish like goldfish or koi prefer cooler temperatures (68º - 72º & Read more �

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Understanding Aquatic Filtration

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Proper filtration is critical to keeping happy, healthy fish. A complete filtration system should neutralize ammonia and nitrites, and remove floating debris and contamination from the water. There are three basic filtration methods; mechanical, biological and chemical. Your filtration system should incorporate all three.

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Facts About Under-Gravel Filters and Gravel

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An undergravel filter is a basic method of performing biological filtration and some mechanical filtration.

Undergravel Filter
An undergravel filter is simply a slotted piece of plastic (undergravel plate) that sits on the bottom of the aquarium and lets water flow between the plate and the bottom of the tank. There is a tube that is attached to this bottom & Read more �

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Aquarium Power Heads

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Power heads are typically used to improve the water flow through an undergravel filter. Using a power head with an undergravel filter can allow you to keep more fish without getting a bigger tank. A power head is used to circulate the water in your aquarium. Its main purpose is to help the undergravel filter do its job.

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Aquarium Filters-Choosing the Right Filter

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Aquarium External Power Filters

External power filters have become the most commonly used filtration system in tanks up to 55 gallons. Most power filters provide all three types of needed filtration - mechanical, biological and chemical, and can provide all the filtration you will need. Many hobbyists use a power filter along with an undergravel filter to increase the biological filtration & Read more �

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Vacuum Your Fish Pond or Aquarium

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A gravel vacuum/cleaner/siphon is used to remove loose debris from the bottom of the gravel bed without destroying the good bacteria that grows there. It is also used to siphon water out of the aquarium during routine water changes.

A vacuum does not remove the gravel from your aquarium. In fact, removing the gravel from your aquarium will destroy any good & Read more �

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Aeration-Keeping your Fish Healthy Through H2O Maintenance

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In order to maintain a tank of healthy fish, the water must contain oxygen. The process in which oxygen is introduced into the water is known as aeration.

In order to maintain a tank of healthy fish, the water must contain oxygen. The process in which oxygen is introduced into the water is known as aeration.

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Tank Sweet Tank-Even Fish like a Little Decor

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For some people, the best part of setting up an aquarium is putting in all the goodies! Aquariums are not just a home for your fish -- they're actually considered a piece of furniture. So what would you like to do to dress it up and make it home sweet home for your fish?

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Aquatic Supplies and Accessories

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Carbon
Also known as charcoal, carbon is used in most filtration systems and devices. In some systems, you will use loose carbon (generally placed a mesh bag or in a container used with a canister filter). In other systems, a filter cartridge will hold the carbon. Aquarium odors, chemicals, and dissolved waste are trapped inside the pores of the & Read more �

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Bird Toy Safety

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Because birds are such intelligent animals, they need mental stimulation. Bird toys and accessories help provide this mental stimulation. They can also help in maintaining the beak and nails at their proper length.

Providing your bird with toys and appropriate chew items will go a long way towards eliminating undesirable behavior such a screaming or nipping. That's because your bird will & Read more �

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