Help and advice on shopping for: Aquarium Decor
Show off a little flare in your aquarium
Whether you absolutely love the retro pink and purple aquarium castles and sunken treasure or prefer a more stylish zen aquascape, everyone has their own fish tank style. Own your style and share it with your fish with our wide range of high-quality aquarium discord, featuring top brands like Aqua One, Fluval and Hugo Kamishi.
What is aquarium decor?
Aquarium decor is all of the non-essential ornaments, backgrounds, rocks and more that give an aquarium its distinctive appearance. All aquarium decor is designed to be submerged in the water alongside fish, meaning that it is non-toxic and will have no negative effect in your tank, although some may have a positive effect such as adding extra minerals or tannins to the water.
Why should I buy aquarium decor?
Aquarium decor stimulates your fish, giving them plenty of new spaces to explore, this will help to reduce their stress levels and improve their health overall. Aquarium decor is also great for showing off your artistic side as many creatives have taken to designing sprawling aquascapes that are lent extra beauty by the gentle currents of the water.
What are the main types of aquarium decor?
Our aquarium decor range includes aquarium ornaments, artificial plants, artificial rocks and cliffs, backgrounds, natural decor, reef rocks, rocks & pebbles, silk plants and wood. Aquarium ornaments are a variety of statues and shelters made from different materials often stylised into jokes or eye-catching centrepieces. Artificial plants are plastic recreations of aquatic plant life. Artificial rocks and cliffs are sculpted resin that has been specially designed to look like natural rock. Backgrounds line the back of your tank with either textured material, recreating the look of a cliff face, or an interesting image. Natural decor is aquarium scenery made from naturally occurring decorations like leaves and coconuts. Reef rocks are used in marine tanks as the foundation for reef growth. Rocks & pebbles are natural rocks that have been treated to be used for decoration. Silk plants are artificial plants made from silk which looks particularly impressive in water. Finally, wood decorations are designed to release tannins into the water, promoting the good health of the fish.
What should I look for?
When choosing aquarium decor, it’s important to pick what appeals to you. Your fish will love whatever decor you choose so just choose whatever makes you happy. In aquariums with a strictly controlled chemical makeup, it may also be useful to check if the items you’re buying give off any chemicals, even if they are beneficial ones, as they could interfere with your water chemistry.