Can I use pea gravel in a freshwater aquarium?

Answer Pea gravel pieces normally range between 3/16ths and 3/8ths of an inch in diameter. Common pea gravel is appropriate for use in freshwater aquariums, but it is not ideal for aquatic plants. Pea gra... Read More »

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Can you use old gravel in an aquarium?

If you are reusing your own or have purchased it from a reputable source, old aquarium gravel is acceptable with no cleaning. If the source is not reputable, wash the gravel under hot, running wate... Read More »

How to Set up a Freshwater Aquarium?

Setting up a new aquarium is easier than it looks at first glance. The scope of gadgets and accessories on the shelves in stores is intimidating, but all you really need are the basics to get started.

Do I need gravel in an aquarium?

Gravel is not required in an aquarium. The purpose of gravel is to act as a floor filter through which sediment can fall through so that it's not collecting on open glass in a fish tank. You can us... Read More »

How to Clean Aquarium Gravel?

They can come in various colors, like blue.Aquarium Gravel can pretty things up in your fish tank, but they also serve as a purpose - hiding all the poop. When you clean the tank, though, it can be... Read More »