Product Review: Pinky Aquarium Filters

Hey everyone Steve Poland here from Steve Poland Cichlids Today I wanted to do a review of another one of the products that I use in all of my tanks and that is these Pinky Aquarium Filters They sell these through their website which is pinkyfilters.com but you may have also seen their advertising on […]

Essential Aquarium Gear: Eheim Quick Vac Pro

Steve Poland here, And one of my most popular videos is about how to make water changes easier by attaching your python to a pump. If you missed that video, I’ll link to it down in the description. But one question I’ve gotten over and over again on that video, is “what about vacuuming out […]

Using Plasti Dip to Hide Aquarium Filters

Steve Poland here, and everyone has their own preferences for the look of their aquariums. And one of my preferences is a black background. It hides everything that’s running behind the tanks, but unless you do some work, the equipment inside the tank is still visible. For example, I’m a fan of Eheim’s canister filters […]

300 Gallon Aquarium – Plumbing and Final Prep

This is part 5 in a series of videos about my new 300 gallon tank from Custom Aquariums. If you missed the first 4 parts I will link to a playlist for the project down in the video description. So the tank, stand, and sump are here, as you saw in the last video, which […]

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 […]