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A fish tank filter is essential for a successful aquarium. Aquarium filters clean the water and help remove various toxins that may be harmful for your fish. There are many different types of filtration on the market; canister filters, power filters, undergravel filters, wet/dry filters... Each type comes with it's own flaws and advantages.

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Top 5 Best Undergravel Filters in 2017

Before we get into our top 5 best products, a few things need to be said about how an undergravel filter works: How does an undergravel filter work? Undergravel filters usually consist from two parts - the plates, and the lift tubing. The plates are placed under...
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SunSun HW 304B Canister Filter Review

If you're looking for efficient, affordable filtration for your aquarium, the SunSun canister filter is a decent choice. Although price shouldn't be a main factor when buying a filter, getting good value for your money can't hurt. You probably haven't heard much about the SunSun brand if you're just...

Eheim 2217 Canister Filter Review

Although it looks deceptively simple, the Eheim 2217 canister filter (also known as the Eheim Classic 600) is one of the most popular filters in the hobby. Eheim has been making aquarium equipment for over fifty years, and their filters are praised for their performance. But...

Fluval FX6 Canister Filter Review

Many aquarists consider the Fluval FX6 to be the ultimate canister filter. It's packed with more filtration and features than most products on the market today. But is it the best choice for your aquarium? How does it compare to other filters? In this review, we've taken a closer...
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Top 5 Best Fish Tank Filters in 2017

The best filters in our review are Fluval FX6 Canister Filter, Penn Plax Cascade 1500, and the AquaClear 110. Filtration Type Most fish tank filters usually have several chambers or cartridges, which are filled with different types of filtration media. Different types of media perform different types of filtration, each...
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Top 5 Best Canister Filters in 2017

The best canister filters in our review are the Fluval FX6, the Penn Plax Cascade filter, and the Eheim 2217 canister filter.  Canister Filter Flow Rate The flow rate represents the amount of water that a filter can circulate per hour. It greatly affects the purity and...

Cloudy Aquarium Water And What Causes It

You've just bought a brand new aquarium and set it up. Only a few days have passed since you cleaned it and you noticed...

How To Read a Fish Tank Thermometer Strip

Are you confused as to how to read a fish tank thermometer strip? In this article, we reveal how. Despite the fact that it is...

How To Select The Right Aquarium Lighting

Selecting the appropriate aquarium lighting can be a tricky job. However, if you understand how lighting impacts your aquarium, making the right choice. Why is...

How to Decorate A Fish Tank

Decorating a fish tank isn't as hard as you thought. Before your fish can come into the picture, you need to create a suitable...

Top 5 Best Aquarium Backgrounds in 2018

An aquarium background is a manufactured background that you stick onto the inner our outer glass of your aquarium. It makes your fish stand...