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Eheim Aquacompact Nano External Filter Review

Eheim Aquacompact review

The Eheim Aquacompact is an external filter suitable for nano aquariums and grateful we must surely be that Eheim has turned its technical expertise to providing a small and unobtrusive filter for nano aquaria. In the current state of affairs, nano tanks are becoming more and more stylish and improved technology means we can create some fantastic nano aquascapes. The ...

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TMC Aquaray Mini LED 400 Aquarium Light Tile Review

tmc aquaray mini 400 led aquarium light

Many small aquarium lighting units, often sold for nano tanks, offer fairly average light output, and that’s putting it generously. In light of this, many nano aquascapers have taken to the habit of using two compact fluorescent lights over their tanks, typically 11 watts each to provide the light their plants need. Tropical Marine Centre, on the other hand, produce ...

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Arcadia Classica Stretch LED Light Reveiw

arcadia classica stretch led

The Arcadia Classica Stretch is a simple yet stylish aquarium light. It uses a series of 1.5 and 0.24 Watt LEDs in varying configurations depending on the size and type of aquarium. The design is very good and the extendable attaching arms make the light very adaptable. It is very slim and makes very little visual impact on an aquarium, ...

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Pollywog Natural Décor review

coco leaves aquarium

Nothing beats the natural look and many fishkeepers give synthetic ornaments a very wide berth. Why fill your tank with pink gravel topped off with an air driven treasure chest and a plastic skull when you can add beautiful natural items that not only look great, but also improve the environment for your fish. I’ve never asked a fish what ...

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Aqua Maniac 3D Aquarium Backgrounds Review

3d aquarium background by aqua maniac

There are numerous instances of people trying to create their own 3D aquarium backgrounds, notably for use in cichlid tanks and there are various ways of achieving this: some people opt for the very messy method of carving out a share using large blocks of polystyrene before covering it in a mix of concrete and pigment; others try dabbling in ...

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Fluval Launches New Water Treatments

fluval water treatments

There are some chemicals we really do need to add to our aquariums for the benefit of our livestock and, to make things easier, Fluval has launched a new range of water treatments aimed at making it easier than ever to create a healthy environment for your fish. This range is hard to miss on aquatic store shelves with the ...

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Eheim Aquaball Review

eheim aquaball review

This Eheim Aquaball review was conducted using the 60 model, which pumps up to 480 litres per hour and contains one of the clip on filter media units. There’s something good about realising that a perceived gimmick is actually a great design feature. That’s exactly what you get with the Eheim Aquaball filters which feature, as the name suggests, a ...

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King British Fish Treats

king british variety fish treats

The King British Fish Treats come in round tablet form and can be stuck to the glass inside an aquarium. They allow you to watch your fish feeding close up. They aren’t a naughty treat: they contain high quality ingredients and have added vitamins, minerals and trace elements. Essentially, these treats are King British flakes in tablet form. They stick ...

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Fluval Launches New Range of Fish Foods

fluval fish food

You don’t need to be keen-eyed to have noticed that Fluval has given its packaging a vibrant modern twist and brought out some new ranges in fish nutrition and water chemistry. It also has a fantastic (yes I avoided the temptation to say fin-tastic) new website which can be found at the end of this article. Fluval has replaced its ...

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Fennstones Slate Aquarium Ornaments Review

fennstones hand made slate aquarium ornaments

It’s nice to buy hand crafted products and it’s hard to beat the solid and robust nature of fine craftsmanship. That’s exactly what you get from Fennstones who provide handmade slate aquarium decorations. To start with, their decorations are made from Welsh slate which has been hand picked, washed and then sterilized to ensure an excellent finish and suitability for ...

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