Why We Like The Rio Filter (85gph) The Rio Mini 90 Internal Power Filter is available for under $30 new, but there are used options available on Amazon for even less and it's well worth the price, it's a great little filter for great value. It's [...]
As a fish tank owner for over 20 years, I typically use hang on the back (HOB) filters, they’re cheap and they get the job done. However, I recently tried out the Penn Plax Cascade 1000 Canister Filter, 100 gallon, 265gph on a 55 [...]
If you have a smaller aquarium it can be tough to find a good canister filter for your tank. Many owners of small aquariums stick with hang-on-back filters, but you do have options if you want the many advantages that come with canister filters. [...]
The Hydor Professional External Canister Filter is the new kid on the block, but so far it’s making a lot of waves in the fishkeeping community. Hydor offers a filter every bit as good as the big boys with enhanced efficiency and design, all for [...]
The Marineland Emperor 400 Pro Series Bio-Wheel Power Filter from Marineland is a powerhouse of biological filtration. The filter includes two Bio-wheels that provide a living space for friendly bacteria, which filter out harmful chemicals in the water and help keep your fish happy and healthy. [...]
If you're thinking of setting up a carpet in your planted tank, you have likely wondered how to actually go about doing it? The carpeted tank is used often in modern aquascaping because it provides a beautiful effect [...]
My favorite fish are the Tiger Barb and Jack Dempsey cichlid (Thus my pen name). I spend most of my time with my wonderful family, but try to update this blog on day’s the Oilers lose (Which is all the time) J/K.
When I finally succeeded in breeding a pair of Convict Cichlids. I was only 16 years old and felt like I landed on the moon. I raised the fry and donated them to a pet store once they were large enough. So much fun!