Essentials

Essentials

Here you will find all you need to know about your hobby aquarium, terrarium or garden pond. You will also find help here, if problems arise.

Aquarium

Setting up an aquarium

Here you will learn how to set up your aquarium. In the film we show you the step-by-step instructions. The brochure “Setting up an aquarium” contains all information you need when setting up a new aquarium.

Fish feeding

The nutritional requirements of fish can differ as much as between dogs and hamsters. Here you will find comprehensive information on this important chapter about the feeding of aquarium fish.

Aquarium problems

Are you faced with algae problems or don’t your aquarium plants grow well? Is the water cloudy or are your fish ill? Don’t your water parameters correspond to your expectations? Our team of experts has thoroughly analysed the problems that occur in the aquatic field and offers you solutions which really work.

Terrarium

Lighting

Lighting is THE key to good terrarium keeping. Do your animals need only light, or do they need heat and UV? Here are the answers.

Biotope data

We have visited the biotopes of terrarium animals and documented the biotope data. Here you will find all the data collected from all over the world.

Terrarium animals

Here we will show you what demands the 25 most important terrarium animals make on your terrarium. Learn everything there is to know about size, food, light, heat etc. to ensure your animals’ comfort.

Pond

Algae problems

Why are algae a problem? What algae species can be found in the pond and how can you combat them effectively and for the long-term?

Fish diseases

In case your pond fish fall ill, we will show you which disease it is, and how to combat it reliably here.

Pond care

The different seasons (at least in Central Europe) require different care measures. Even in countries where there are no cold winters with minus degrees, factors like rainy seasons, dry seasons or perhaps a summer with particularly high temperatures all play a decisive role for the garden pond.