Category Archives: Aquariums

Ready to Move Into a Bigger Tank? Tips to Prep for the New Tank

Bigger tanks offer more swimming and growing space for your resident fish collection, room to add more, and they make for a more impactful viewing spectacle. Here are some things you need to know when you’re ready for a bigger tank.

Best Saltwater Aquariums: Our Top Picks

While saltwater aquariums were once reserved for dedicated hobbyists, they are now more accessible and easier to keep than ever. With all of the new information and resources that allow beginners to keep saltwater aquariums, more and more people are entering the hobby with the goal of creating a system they can be proud of. […]

How to Set Up a Frag Tank

A frag tank is a working tank with characteristics of function over form, practical, and above all produces results. If you are planning on taking cuttings (frags) from colonies in your main display, you will want them to put a base down on a frag plug quickly (if not quicker) than it did in the […]

Waterbox Marine tanks go X rated

The masters of marketing over at Waterbox aquariums launched their new Marine X range of aquariums last week. With all the hype of the covered-up aquariums and countdown we hoped for a reinvention of the wheel. What we got instead were a few subtle changes and new pricepoint to a now very familiar rimless, reef-ready tank-sump-cabinet design.

Waterbox launch new AIO 65.4 All-In-One aquarium

Aquarium brand Waterbox continue their roll-out of new models with the 65.4 All In One aquarium. So-called because the tank is four feet long and holds 65 gallons of water, the 65.4 becomes the largest Waterbox model to feature the filter chamber built into the back of the tank and will appeal to all those fishkeepers who crave a sleek looking four-foot tank, without any sump or filtration, or pipework, in the cabinet underneath.

Blog: Why are all new marine tanks the same?

Shop for a new off-the-shelf reef tank these days and I wager it will have the following features: Rimless open top, low iron glass, and minimalist cabinet. It may be long, shallow, cube, peninsula, or even a drop-off, but its fundamental design will be the same. Consumers and manufacturers have both come to this happy […]

Waterbox launch Peninsula Mini aquariums

Prolific aquarium company Waterbox has added another model to their extensive range. Named the Peninsula Mini, it comes in 15 and 25-gallon sizes, and with or without an AI Prime lighting package. If it’s a popular size or style of marine aquarium, you can bet Waterbox will either have it or will launch it in […]

Aquaforest launch new PVC sump range

Polish specialist marine company Aquaforest has released a new range of sumps for marine aquariums. Available in 5 sizes, the sumps range from 20 to 36” in length and are aimed at aquariums from 195-595 litres or 51 to 157 gallons in volume, with a 735, 194 gallon model to come. Every sump consists of […]

Aquarium Probiotics and their Benefits

Aquarium probiotics have many benefits when it comes to the health of your fish. Probiotics can be a great help at whatever level of the hobby you are at!

Why Testing Aquarium pH is Important

One of the most frequently tested and important parameters in aquariums is pH. Whether you are keeping Discus, African Cichlids, or reef aquariums testing and monitoring your aquarium pH is crucial for success.  This short overview will help anyone who is new to testing pH in aquariums – or anyone who is having trouble with their testing – to better understand […]