Image of a yellow fish inside an aquarium 27/02/2023

Is Sand or Gravel Best for Your Fish Tank?

Designing an aquarium is an enjoyable and rewarding experience, as it allows you to create the perfect habitat for your fish and marine life. One of the first and most important decisions you’ll make is the type of substrate to use at the bottom of your tank. While many believe that any type can be used in a tank regardless of its inhabitants, it greatly influences their quality of life, so you’ll need to choose correctly.  Many substrate types are available on the market, and each one determines the setup... Read More

An image of a pink axolotl inside a tank 27/02/2023

What Size Tank Does an Axolotl Need?

Keeping an Axolotl as a pet is an enjoyable and rewarding experience for any aquarist. They are extremely active, love interacting with their owners and feature a cute, friendly appearance, so you’ll never get bored of caring for them and watching them grow.  As they are one of the less common types of pet, new owners often need more clarification about how to look after them properly. If you plan to own an Axolotl, you must learn the correct care procedures to ensure your new pet remains healthy and flourishes... Read More

An image of a goldfish inside a small clear fish bowl 27/02/2023

Which is the Best Fish Tank to Buy?

Pet fish can make a great addition to any home, as they bring a sense of calm and tranquillity to the household and provide a relatively low-maintenance option for busy owners. Although they are usually easy to care for, they require a suitable fish tank to flourish in so that their health, well-being and daily lives are the best they can be.  While most pets can thrive in various homes, fish are accustomed to specific conditions and cannot survive in the wrong environment. This means that more considerations need to... Read More

Five Common Mistakes of New Aquarium Owners

So you’ve just received your delivery from Discount Leisure Products and can’t wait to tear open the boxes and get started on setting up your very own aquarium. The common misconception amongst many budding aquariumist is that you can throw the equipment together and start colonising with the fish you’ve had your eyes set on for weeks straight away. The most likely outcome here is that you’ll have some very sick fish on your hands and you’ve just thrown your well-earned money down the toilet – literally. Hold Your Horses…... Read More

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All about Jebao

Pond filtration If you’re the proud owner of a ‘man-made’ pond, you’re going to have to take care of a few more chores than if you’d simply taken over a pre-existing naturally occurring pond feature. One of these acts of maintenance is setting up an effective filtration system which will help cleanse the water of organic wastes that can result in toxic waters and seriously damaging the habitat of any organisms residing in your pond. A further benefit of running a suitable pond filtration system is the ability to help... Read More

Aquarium Start-Up for Beginners

Setting up a brand new aquarium can be both a memorable and educational experience for children, introducing them gently to the concepts of ecosystems, nutrition and water filtration. For the older folk out there, it’s a chance to add a slice of nature into your home, giving it a contemporary, individual feel by taking advantage of one of almost limitless options you have when it comes to customising your own aquarium.  Previously at Discount Leisure Products, we illustrated a number of the most creative aquarium designs out there for our... Read More

The Weird & Wonderful Aquariums You Can Own!

Take a look at this fantastic infographic which we created to inform you about the weird and wonderful world of indoor aquariums! Let us know your thoughts and feel free to share it on your social accounts as we know you will be fascinated …  

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Christmas 2012

Welcome to the Discount Leisure Products blog, everyone at Discount Leisure Products would like to thank all our customers for your continued support over the years and wish you all a very happy Christmas and New Year. Best Wishes for 2013 From All At