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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 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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...

Our Top 4 Coolest Fish Tank Coffee Tables in 2018

A fish tank coffee table can be a timeless, elegant centerpiece of any room. It's a great combination of aesthetics and functionality - and...

Top 7 Best Freshwater Fish For Beginners

What makes a freshwater fish "good for beginners"? Every successful aquarium is a fine balance of chemistry, aesthetics, and biology. Some fish will require very...

How To Fix Hard Water In A Fish Tank

Knowing how to fix hard water in a fish tank is crucial if you plan to keep fish that prefer soft water. Doing this sounds...

The 5 Best Bow Front Aquariums For Your Home or Office

The benefits of a bow front aquarium The design of the bow front aquarium is its most notable feature, and is what separates it from...

The 5 Best Fish Tank Thermometers in 2018

The top performers in our review are the RISEPRO aquarium thermometer, Zacro's LCD thermometer, and the HDE Digital thermometer. Before getting into our top...