How to Ditch Your Aquarium Air Pump

Steve Poland here. And we all know that our fish need oxygen to breathe. Or at least I hope we all know that. And the beneficial bacteria in our aquariums need oxygen in order to break down waste. So it’s super important to have adequate oxygen levels in your tank. And the go to method […]

125g African Cichlid Aquarium – Equipment Walkthrough

Hey everyone, Steve Poland here, And I show my display tanks a lot. But mostly when I talk about them, I only talk about the fish. I did a few videos early on about my drip system and some other technical things. But I thought it would be cool to give you just a full […]

Segrest Farms Tour – America’s Largest Aquarium Fish Distributor

Hi, I’m Steve Poland Coming to you from beautiful Tampa, Florida. Now if you don’t know Florida, and specifically Tampa is really the fish breeding and distributing capital of the United States. I’m down here for a non-aquarium purpose but I thought while I”m here I should try and visit Segrest Farms. You may not […]

Aquarium UV Sterilizers Explained

Hey everyone, Steve Poland here, And this week I wanted to talk about a piece of equipment that can improve the clarity, cleanliness, and overall health of your aquarium: a UV sterilizer. They’re very commonly used in ponds but they can also be used in aquariums to eliminate various water-born microorganisms including free-floating algae. And […]

Boots Allen: Peacock pattern for sea run brown trout in Tierra Del Fuego

The fly I’m going to tie for you today it’s going to be really weird, it’s gonna get weird the look of it is a saltwater fly it very obviously has saltwater origins I use it in Tierra del Fuego fishing for sea run brown trout on the Rio Grande and Rio Menendez River. There […]

How I Installed My 220 Gallon Aquarium

Steve Poland here. And this week I’m excited to show you something that has been in the works for a while. But first I want to give you the backstory. My 125 gallon display tank has been a mainstay on this channel ever since I started filming videos. The stock has changed, the hardscape has […]

Essential Aquarium Gear: Battery Air Pump

This week I’m going to show you a piece of equipment that every aquarist should have on hand. That’s coming up. Hey everyone. Steve Poland here, And one of the nightmare scenarios for aquarium hobbyists is a power outage. Filters, heaters, and air pumps are the three most important pieces of equipment that keep an […]

How to Make Your Fish Grow Faster

Hey everyone, Steve Poland here, and if you’re like me, one of the most enjoyable parts of the aquarium hobby is buying juvenile fish and watching them grow. But do you ever wish those fish would grow a little bit faster? I know I do. So this week I’m going to share 3 easy ways […]

125g African Cichlid Aquarium – Deep Cleaning / Rescape

Hey everyone, Steve Poland here. And a recent video by a fellow hobbyist reminded me that I was overdue for a deep cleaning and rescape on my 125 gallon all male African Cichlid aquarium. I’ve always planned to remove some of the rocks as the fish got bigger, and it’s also a good idea to […]