Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium Tour

I recently took a vacation to Florida and stayed five minutes from a place that’s a must see for, well frankly anyone but especially for a fishkeeper. It’s called Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium and it’s right on the water in Sarasota. They have a really impressive set of displays, which I’ll be showing you […]

African Cichlid Aquarium Lighting Comparison/Review

Hey everyone, Steve Poland here, Steve Poland Cichlids, stevepolandcichlids.com. And in this week’s video I wanted to talk a little bit about lighting, because I think it can make a really big difference in the overall enjoyment of your aquarium. I’m not trying to grow anything in my tank. In fact, in most cases I’m […]

Moving Huge Aquariums with the Ohio Fish Rescue

People seemed to like the video I did back in the fall at the Ohio Fish Rescue up near Cleveland. If you missed that one I’ll link it below, but it’s a great place with a great mission. Big Rich has a fishroom full of massive tanks where he takes in fish that the owners […]

How to Save Money in the Aquarium Hobby

Are you tired of spending so much money on your aquarium? In this week’s video I’m going to give you some tips and tricks for saving some of that hard-earned cash. That’s coming up. Hey everyone, Steve Poland here, Steve Poland Cichlids, stevepolandcichlids.com. And if you’ve kept an aquarium for any amount of time you […]

America’s Largest Aquarium (Georgia Aquarium Tour)

I’m on vacation with my family so we took a little stop in Atlanta to see the biggest aquarium in the United States. Let’s see what they’ve got. The biggest tank here is 6 million gallons. It’s called Ocean Voyager. I can’t wait to see it.

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 […]

125 Gallon African Cichlid Aquarium Rescape

I recently converted my 125 gallon tank from mbuna to an all male peacock and hap setup with mostly juveniles. When I did that, I removed most of the hardscape and kept only a few large pieces because peacocks and haps don’t require the extensive rockwork and hiding spaces that mbuna do. But the more […]

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 […]

Moving & Installing the 300 Gallon Aquarium

This is part 6 in a series of videos about my new 300 gallon tank from Custom Aquariums. If you missed the first 5 parts I will link to a playlist for the project down in the video description. And I know that may sound like a lot of parts, but I promise they’re all […]