Jeremy Gay is an author, lifelong fishkeeper, and exotic pet specialist. He's a former editor of Practical Fishkeeping Magazine, UK editor at Reefbuilders, a former pet store manager, and has collected wildlife in Sri Lanka and the Amazon. He's been on tv and radio, contributed to Koi Carp and Gardeners World magazines, been a product tester, a judge, and a product developer.
Pond liner is best installed on a dry, sunny day. Being black, pond liner heats up in the sun and becomes even more flexible when warm.
Aquarium heaters sometimes stop working, and fishkeepers sometimes have unrealistic expectations of what to expect from them.
Everything you need to know about setting up a tropical marine aquarium from tank size to equipment.
Our pond fish are by their very nature coldwater, but although they can tolerate extended winter weather, it doesn’t mean to say it does them any good.
Want to build a pond but confused by all the jargon and products available? Read our useful guide and become a pro in no time.
Unsure where to start with your new tropical aquarium? Here’s our guide to everything you need to get started.
Crystal clear water is the aim of virtually every aquarium owner. We are drawn to clear water as a species, we like to live next to it, swim in it, and of course, drink it.
Ponds are oases for birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles and invertebrates, and as soon as you build one, they will come.
Power consumption depends not on the size of the aquarium, but the electrical equipment that it’s running, and how long it’s on for.