Are Some Types of Fish Food Healthier Than Others?
Walk into a pet supply store and you’ll be amazed by the variety, quantity and types of fish food available. Naturally you want the best, healthiest food for your aquarium. How do you choose? Are some types of fish food healthier than others? Type of Food Fresh or frozen? flakes or pellets? Live or dried?… […]
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Exciting Recent Aquarium Projects
Aquariums are so visual in nature that our Instagram account has quickly become one of our favorite ways to connect with our followers and show off the latest projects we’ve been working on. Here are some highlights from the past 6 months that we were particularly proud of: @McGrath Acura of Westmont Custom 350 gallon… […]
The Calming Effects of Aquariums in Healthcare
An aquarium is a great choice for nearly every office setting, but nowhere are aquariums more at home than in a healthcare-related facility. Whether we’re talking about the waiting room of a doctor’s office, the lobby of a hospital, an activity room of a nursing home, or a training room at a physical therapist, an… […]
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Our Favorite Movie Aquariums
As full-fledged aquarium nerds, it’s our job to know every cultural reference to aquariums in the history of film, music, comic books, and pretty much anything else. What are the most interesting aquariums that have appeared in movies, you ask? Here’s our Top 5 list: Lethal Weapon 2 This was not a particularly great-looking aquarium… […]
How an Aquarium Can Add Depth to a Space
An aquarium is more than just a way to raise fish. Depending on its size, shape, construction, placement, and the way it works with the rest of its surroundings, an aquarium can also be a part of a home’s interior design and help to transform the space around it. One absolutely great feature of aquariums… […]
Testing Equipment: What Aquarium Owners Need to Have On Hand
Fish can’t talk, so when aquarium owners want to know if everything in the aquarium is working smoothly, testing the water is the most reliable method. That’s why it’s important to keep some water testing materials on hand at all times as an aquarium owner. This is true even if your aquarium gets professionally maintained—in… […]
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Fish Medications: What You Need to Know
If you have home aquarium that’s bigger than a fishbowl, it’s a best practice to keep medications on hand. Here are the two medications every aquarium owner needs to keep in their home. First, a note on antibiotics: We don’t recommend using antibiotics for fish tanks because A) you have to perfectly diagnose the disease… […]
4 Questions to Ask Your Aquarium Installer
If you’re looking to install any aquarium beyond the “tank on a stand” variety, you should seriously consider hiring an aquarium installation service. Before you hire an installer, however, you should ask these four key questions. Do you have experience with aquariums in general? It may seem obvious to ask this question; however, you’d be… […]
Project Highlight: Tank Rehab NFL Running Back
It was a Tuesday afternoon unlike many others, I was sitting at my desk when the phone rang. “Blue Planet Aquarium Services, Jon speaking, how can I help you?” “You have to help me!,” a woman immediately replied. “Great, I’ll dial 911 and have the police, Swat Team, ambulances, and fire trucks sent to your… […]
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Automatic Fish Feeders - Do They Work?
Do automatic fish feeders work? The short answer is yes. However, there is more to using and setting up an automatic fish feeder than may first meet the eye. We explore why, when, and how often to use an automatic fish feeder. To begin with, we only recommend automatic fish feeders on an as-needed basis.… […]