Help Guides

  1. How to install a pond filter
    Categories: PondsEquipment

    How to install a pond filter

    In a previous guide we went through the pros and cons of each main type of pond filter. With your choice made, here’s how to install them.
  2. Selecting the right pond hose and hose clips for your pond pump
    Categories: PondsEquipment

    Selecting the right pond hose and hose clips for your pond pump

    Flexible pond hose is the most popular method for connecting pond pumps to filters, UVCs and waterfalls.
  3. How to choose a solar-powered pond pump
    Categories: PondsEquipment

    How to choose a solar-powered pond pump

    Solar is a great way to get water moving in the garden without having to use mains electricity, but is solar the right choice for your project?
  4. How to set up a pond plant kit
    Categories: Ponds

    How to set up a pond plant kit

    Marginal plants are great for encouraging wildlife to the pond and helping to clear. Here's how to set up a marginal pond plant kit in minutes.
  5. Setting up a floating pond plant kit
    Categories: Ponds

    Setting up a floating pond plant kit

    Floating plant baskets allow marginal plants to be placed in water of any depth and aren’t confined by the need for a marginal planting shelf.
  6. How to clean a pond pump
    Categories: PondsEquipment

    How to clean a pond pump

    Pond pumps need regular cleaning and maintenance because of the dirty job they have to do. Every pond owner should know how to clean one, here's how.
  7. How many marine fish in a 60-litre tank?
    Categories: AquariumsReefkeepingFish

    How many marine fish in a 60-litre tank?

    Due to advances in the marine hobby, it is now possible to keep fish and even corals in small tanks like the Fluval Sea Evo and other tanks of similar volume.
  8. How to raise pH in an African cichlid tank
    Categories: AquariumsWater QualityFish

    How to raise pH in an African cichlid tank

    Cichlids from Africa’s Rift Valley are adapted to hard, alkaline water with a high pH in the wild, and should be given similar water conditions in the aquarium.
  9. What reef tank test kits do I need?
    Categories: AquariumsReefkeepingWater Quality

    What reef tank test kits do I need?

    Water can look crystal clear yet still be deadly to fish and with reef tanks you have the complicated lives of corals and invertebrates and their needs to think about too.