User Guides

The best Aquarium Water conditioner? – Quantum Freshwater UK

The best aquarium water conditioner A common question amongst aquarists is, what is the best aquarium water conditioner?  A water conditioner is an essential part of keeping fish and there are loads on the market, but which one is the best?

Aquarium heaters – The basics by Mr Brightfryed

Aquarium heaters - The basics For those of you who have kept aquariums for a while. You will no doubt know enough about heaters. But for those who are brand new to Tropical fish, you may have a few (or many) questions about them.  A little knowledge behind heaters is always useful, certainly if you're just starting out.

JBL Cristal Profi e1902 filter Review – New top contender?

JBL Cristal Profi e1902 Review For a while now I have been planning a filter upgrade. My main tank has been running on a Fluval FX5 for some time and it's getting on a bit now. The FX5 has done a great job, but its certainly time to modernise the filtration a little. The natural choice would have been to get a new FX6, but I wanted to move away from these filters for a couple of reasons:

All Pond Solutions WM-6000 – Wavemaker review

All Pond Solutions WM-6000 review - The power of this WM-6000 is perfect for my 5-foot aquarium and the flow of water is spot on to provide plenty of circulation, keeping my tank clean and the inhabitants happy. I have tried it with and without the additional flow attachments. The attachments allow the wavemaker to produce a narrower flow of water. This means that the flow can be directed more precisely, rather than the wider stream produced without them. 

Aquarium air pumps – do you need one?

Aquarium air pumps - There is a common misconception that this air is adding oxygen to the water, it is, but not as it's flowing upwards.  Gas exchange takes place at the surface of the water, so as the bubbles hit the surface and pop, it creates surface agitation. This adds oxygen to the water, and that is great for your fish.  Oxygen in the aquarium is vital, despite living underwater, fish need oxygen.

Nicrew LED review – Budget aquarium lighting

Nicrew LED lights - If you are looking for a new LED light for your aquarium, you have no doubt come across options from Nicrew. Nicrew have a range of LED's available for aquariums of all sizes that are budget-friendly.

Seachem Purigen – The Best Filter Media?

a review of Seachem Purigen - possibly the best filter media.

Eheim pickup – an internal with a difference

A review of the Eheim pickup series of internal filters.

Eheim Thermocontrol heater review

A review of the Eheim Thermocontrol heater range for fresh and saltwater aquariums.

Betta Thermal Compact Heater – Review

A review on Betta Thermal Compact heater (200 W)

Filtration and Filter Placement

Aquarium filtration and filter media

Build a Nano Aquascape – Starting Guide for Beginners

Green Aqua guide you step-by-step in how to build a nice nano aquascape. Aquarium setup from hardscape selection, through substrates and plant selection to the actual planting.

Aquascape Tutorial Step by Step 90cm Planted Aquarium

This video walks you through the build process from start to finish, showing you what products and plants we have used, and how to layout hardscape and plants to create an attractive design.

How To Grow Aquatic Plants in Aquarium | Amazing DIY Aquascape

Refer to aquarium materials: 1. Aquarium Tank: – Aquarium 4.6 Gallon:  Aquarium 5.4 Gallon:  Aquarium Cube 7.1 Gallon:  Aquarium 9.6 Gallon:  Aquarium 17.1 Gallon:  Aquatic substrate: – Aqua Soil Normal Type:  Fluval Plant and Shrimp Stratum:  Aquarium Filter: – Fish Tank Filter:  Filter overflow:  Matrix, High Capacity Biofiltration 2 L / 67.6 oz.(2-Pack):  Aquarium Lighting: – LED 24-84 inch :  USA LED Light : Aquarium Heater 100W/150W/200W/300W:  Aquarium T...