Best filter media types for Marineland Penguin and Emperor Power Filters

If you have a Marineland Penguin or Emperor, you are probably wondering what are the best filter media types to use for these power filters. You can check out this buyer’s guide below if you are having a hard time deciding. What’s Included with Marineland Penguin/Emperor Power Filters The Marineland Penguin, Marineland Penguin Pro, Marineland … Read more Best filter media types for Marineland Penguin and Emperor Power Filters

Marineland Power Filter: Emperor 400 vs. Emperor Pro 450

Marineland recently released the Emperor Pro 450 Power Filter. So how does this new version compare against the older Emperor 400? You can find out in this versus guide. Quick Summary Overall, the Marineland Emperor Pro 450 Power Filter is much better than the Marineland Emperor 400 Power Filter. The Pro version can support bigger … Read more Marineland Power Filter: Emperor 400 vs. Emperor Pro 450

Marineland Power Filter: Penguin vs. Penguin Pro

Marineland recently released the Pro version of the Penguin Power Filter. So how does the new hang-on back filter compare against the regular version? You can find out in this versus guide. Quick Summary The Penguin Pro is superior to the Penguin in just about every way possible. The newer Pro models have a faster … Read more Marineland Power Filter: Penguin vs. Penguin Pro

Best filter media types for Penn Plax Cascade and Cascade Elite Canisters

Both the Penn Plax Cascade and Penn Plax Cascade Elite Canister Filters come with several media types. There are also option medias you can purchase. This guide will help you determine the best filter media media types you can add to your Cascade and Cascade Elite Canisters. Included with Penn Plax Cascade Filter If you … Read more Best filter media types for Penn Plax Cascade and Cascade Elite Canisters

Penn Plax Canister Filter: Cascade vs. Cascade Elite

One of the most popular canister filters in the aquarium hobby is the Penn Plax Cascade. There are two versions of the product available, a standard edition and the black elite edition. So which of these two best fit the needs of your fish tank? You can find out in this comparison guide. Quick Summary … Read more Penn Plax Canister Filter: Cascade vs. Cascade Elite

Fluval FX4 vs. FX5 vs. FX6 High Performance Canister Filters

If you are looking for a canister filter for a big fish tank that can hold at least 250 gallons, then you most likely run into the FX series during your research. Fluval has released three models in the series so far with the FX4, FX5 and FX6. So which of these high performance canister … Read more Fluval FX4 vs. FX5 vs. FX6 High Performance Canister Filters

How to cycle your fish tank quickly

Before adding any fish and/or aquatic life to your fish tank, it is essential that you build up beneficial bacteria in your aquarium. Without doing so, your fish will quickly die off. This guide will help you “cycle” your fish tank with beneficial bacteria. Quick Navigation: What is the Nitrogen Cycle? How long does it … Read more How to cycle your fish tank quickly