How to add substrate to your established fish tank

So you want to add more to the substrate to your established aquarium but don’t know the correct process to do so. This guide at Aquarium Blueprints will provide some tips will make the process much easier for you. Should You Remove Your Old Substrate? Thinking about replacing your old substrate with a new one? … Read more

Catfishtown Review

Catfishtown is an online business that sell live fish, mainly specializing in Corydroas and Plecostomus. So should you buy from this retailer? You find our experience with Catfishtown in this review at Aquarium Blueprints. Website Catfishtown can be found at They also have an eBay store, which you can check out with this link. … Read more

CaribSea Super Naturals Moonlight Sand Review

If you are looking to add natural looking substrate to your fish tank, then you may have run into the CaribSea Super Naturals Premium Aquarium Substrate brand. You can find Aquarium Blueprints’ review for the Moonlight Sand version of the product below. Available Substrate Types There are many types of the CaribSea Super Naturals Premium … Read more

What substrate type is best suited for your aquarium?

Once you got your new fish tank and stand set up, the next thing you should take into consideration when it comes to building your aquarium is the substrate. There are many types that provide different benefits to the water parameters, fish and plants. This guide at Aquarium Blueprints will help you determine the best … Read more

What are the pros and cons of keeping pet fish

Although keeping aquarium fish can be extremely rewarding and satisfying, it does come with a few caveats. If you are deciding whether or not to get a fish tank, you can check out this guide at Aquarium Blueprints to see what the pros and cons are in the hobby. Pros of having an aquarium Great … Read more

How to pick the best stand for your fish tank

Pairing your fish tank with the appropriate stand is crucial as you aquarium can crack, or even break, if it is not properly supported when completely filled with water. This guide at Aquarium Blueprints will help you find an appropriate stand for your tank. Glass vs. Acrylic If you haven’t read our previous guide, then … Read more

What is the best location for to put your fish tank

Having a hard time deciding where to put your aquarium? You can check out Aquarium Blueprints’ fish tank location guide to get some ideas flowing. Leveling Your Tank Perhaps the most important element to consider when it comes to deciding where to put your tank is that where or not it will be leveled. An … Read more

What’s the difference between glass and acrylic aquariums?

So, you finally decided you want to keep pet fish. The first, and probably most important, component is the fish tank. This guide at Aquarium Blueprints will help you determine the appropriate type, shape, size and placement for your fish tanks. Should I get an acrylic or glass fish tank? The two main types of … Read more

The best places to buy a fish tank

Don’t know where to buy a fish tank? This guide at Aquarium Blueprints will provide a few potential places that you should look into, especially if you are trying to spend as little as possible in the process. Getting the best value on new fish tanks If you want to save as much money as … Read more