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Get the best out of your fish tank with the best aquarium cleaning supplies to keep it clean and maintain its appearance. Cleaning your aquarium is important to maintaining a healthy ecosystem for fish to live in. Buy aquarium cleaning supplies from industry leading brands.

Keeping Your Aquarium Clean

It may be a chore but cleaning your fish tank is crucial to the health of your fish and aquariums overall appearance. Doing water changes weekly will make a big difference in maintaining and getting the best out of your fish tank.

We sell aquarium cleaning equipment such as Gravel Cleaners, Magnetic Cleaners, Scrapers, Brushes, Pads, Silicone and Cleaning Kits. Getting muck out of your gravel and algae off the aquariums glass will make a huge difference in how your tank looks.


Aquarium Cleaning FAQ's

How often should I clean my aquarium?

It depends on the size of your aquarium, the number and type of fish you have, and the filtration system you use. In general, you should do a partial water change weekly (1/4 to 1/3, not more than 1/2 of the water) and clean the filter media once a week in the dirty water. Using a aquarium cleaning vacuum will help to clean the gravel without removing good bacteria.

How do I clean my aquarium?

Here are the basic steps for cleaning your aquarium:

  1. Unplug all electrical equipment and remove any decorations, plants, or gravel that you can.
  2. Use an algae scraper to remove algae from the sides of the tank.
  3. Wipe down the inside of the tank with a clean cloth or sponge.
  4. Use a aquarium gravel cleaner to remove debris and waste from the substrate.
  5. Clean the filter media in a bucket of dirty fish tank water, not tap water.
  6. Replace the decorations, plants, and gravel, and fill the tank with fresh water containing water conditioner/chlorine neutraliser.

Do I need to remove my fish when cleaning the aquarium?

Generally you do not need to remove your fish when cleaning your tank. Make sure you do not stress them so moving slow with your gravel vacuum will make it easier on your fish.

How much water should I change during a partial water change?

As a general rule, you should change about 10-15% of the water during a partial water change. If your aquarium has a lot of fish, you may need to change more water more often.

Can I use tap water to fill my aquarium?

Yes, you can use tap water to fill your aquarium, but you should always use a water conditioner to remove chlorine, chloramines, and other harmful chemicals that may be present in tap water.

How often should I replace my filter media?

It depends on the type of filter media you use. Some types, like sponge filters, can be rinsed and reused indefinitely. Other types, like activated carbon, should be replaced every 4-6 weeks.

Why is my aquarium water cloudy?

Cloudy water can be caused by a number of factors, including overfeeding, a dirty substrate, inadequate filtration, or an overstocked aquarium. Check your parameters with a water testing kit and cleaning routine to identify the cause and take corrective action.

How can I prevent algae growth in my aquarium?

Algae growth can be prevented by maintaining good water quality, avoiding overfeeding, controlling light exposure, and using algae-eating fish and/or snails. You can also use algae treatments or manual removal methods.

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