Best Aquarium Decorations

The 8 Best Aquarium Decorations (2024 Reviews) – Artificial vs Natural

Sometimes, the best part of owning an aquarium isn’t buying it or getting any fancy equipment. As is the case with a home, the best part of owning an aquarium is putting personal touches on it to make something unique. Those aquarium decorations for your fish tank can be very satisfying to set up.

Picking out the decor for your aquarium fish tank can be a tough process, simply because there are so many aquarium products to sort through when searching. Rocks, aquarium lights, plants, and other structures; there is a wide variety of things you can choose for your aquarium. You can model your aquarium after your own house or do something completely unexpected and off the wall.Β 

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Best Canister Filter Reviews

11 Best Canister Filters Of 2024 [Tested & Reviewed]

For those hobbyists getting serious about aquarium keeping, high quality filtration is top of mind for keeping the best fish only and planted tank systems. While hang on back power filters have their place in community community setups, there are setups with heavier demands like planted and predator tanks that require a high end filtration solution. This is where canister filters come in.

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Best Cockatiel Cage

BEST COCKATIEL CAGE – (2024 REVIEWS & GUIDE πŸ…)

Getting a cockatiel is an exciting time. They are one of the most loveable pet birds you can own and having the best cockatiel cage you can buy will allow them to have a safe place to be and hang out in. Today, I’m going to go over the all the popular bird cage options today and which ones fit best for your cockatiel. I will go through what to look for, what are the best brands, and give you a variety of options are different price points. Before we get started let’s talk about what I’m looking for when purchasing a quality cage.

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Iwagumi Aquascape

Iwagumi Aquascape – How To and Guide

The Iwagumi Aquascape is a timeless aquascape style that is focused on stone formations and simplicity. If you are looking for an eye popping yet simple freshwater aquascape, the Iwagumi Aquascape is worth considering. It has a lot of history behind it and a specific aquarium brand dedicated to it.

It does have its challenges and complexity to it, which is the purpose of this post. In this post, I will provide you a how to guide of success on the Iwagumi Aquascape.

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Fish Tank Power Outage

How To Survive A Fish Tank Power Outage – Read This To Save Your Pets!

The most dreaded event in our hobby is a fish tank power outage. I write this article with a heavy heart as a good friend of mine just lost his reef tank of over 11 years after the snowstorms here in Texas. He had a wonderful 150 gallon reef tank and within a few days everything was gone!

I don’t want you to go through the same thing and hopefully you are reading this before you had a power outage. It’s a horrible and helpless feeling. I also feel this should have been one of the first articles I wrote when I started up this blog. Either way, I’m here to guide you and get you prepared. I’ll cover it all. I’ve been in your shoes and have survived several here in Texas. It’s an all too common event here with our weather.

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Best Pond De-Icer

Best Pond Heater and De-Icer 2024 (Reviews & Costs) πŸ…

If you live in a colder climate, caring for your fish in the winter is a major concern. When your pond ices over, it can threaten the lives of your pond fish. For people with smaller ponds, fish are sometime brought inside for the winter, but those of us with larger ponds do not have this option.

For those of use with larger ponds, the best option is to purchase a pond heater or de-icer to keep the pond temperatures stable during the cold winter months. A pond de-icer may be something you have not heard of before, so let’s talk about them today.

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UNS Aquarium Review

UNS Aquarium Review – An In-Depth Look

Are you looking for the finest ultra clear rimless aquariums you can find today? If so you have come to the right place as I do a comprehensive UNS Aquarium Review. Ultum Nature Systems or UNS is at the pinnacle of quality and craftsmanship in the planted tank community. As you may have seen in our Best Rimless Tank round up, they were given my editor’s choice badge for best the best at what they do – making a pure rimless aquarium. I didn’t have as much space as I wanted to talk about their aquariums, so I’ll go in-depth here.

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Red Sea Reefer Review

Red Sea Reefer Review – An In-Depth Look

The Red Sea Reefer was the first ready to run reefer system that delivered on quality simple install and operation. Today, I’ll do a comprehensive Red Sea Reefer review. Red Sea with its Reefer line has made reefing much simpler to approach even to first timers. The Reefer was featured in my Best Rimless Tank round up article, but I did not go into full detail in the review. In this post, I will dive into how Red Sea set the benchmark for everyone and is what every manufacturer now tries their best to imitate their approach. Very feel competitive come close to Red Sea’s approach and even fewer can compete. The Red Sea line really brought reef tanks to the forefront of our hobby and to the masses.

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Bird Cage Setup – 9 Elements of Success to Build the Perfect Home for Your Pet

A bird cage purchase is a major decision when getting started on keeping a pet bird. A proper bird cage setup is also a big consideration in order to make sure you have everything needed for your bird to be comfortable. A bird’s home should be safe, spacious, and have room for them to stretch their wings and play.

Today’s post I’m going to cover everything you need in order to setup a bird cage correctly. I will go through what to look for in a cage, talk about getting the proper bird perches, and what types of toys to purchase. Help with finding the right items to purchase, this post will contain affiliate links. An affiliate link means I may earn advertising or referral fees if you make a purchase through my link. With that disclosure out of the way, let’s get started

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Best Auto Top Off System

Best Auto Top Off System (2024 REVIEWS πŸ…) – Keeping Your Aquarium Stable

Aquarium automatic is becoming more and more of a reality to the modern aquarist these days. One of the most common applications of tank automation are auto top of systems (AKA ATOs). These systems work to add freshwater to your aquarium as water evaporates. In saltwater tanks in particular, they are extremely valuable in maintaining stable salinity levels as salinity can swing as water evaporates and does not get replaced. In freshwater tanks, this will keep your water levels stable so your filtration can run optimally and so your tank doesn’t completely dry out.

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