The Twelve Gifts of ChristmasPosted on the 6th December 2017
While it's always tempting to buy your loved one a beautiful fish or stunning coral as a Christmas gift, it isn't always a good idea. Questions about compatibility, suitability and whether or not the recipient's aquarium is ready for any new additions all combine to make livestock a tricky proposition when purchased as a surprise gift. Thankfully a Maidenhead Aquatics Gift Card makes things easy!
Loaded with anything from £10 to £500, our electronic gift cards are safe, versatile and can be used to purchase anything from livestock to filters and ornaments to aquariums and everything in between. What's more, they're far easier to wrap than a Lionfish! They’re available to purchase online or from your local store, they can be used for any of our 160+ locations across the UK and can be topped up time and time again, making them the perfect gift for the fishkeeper in your life!
Experience some of the ocean's most beautiful creatures as never before, with an amazing array of aquatic inhabitants brought to life by the ReefScape Model Series from TMC, made in conjunction with BrightBricks, the UK’s only LEGO® certified professional. There are sixteen models to collect across three series, so you can create and enjoy an array of wonderful reef creatures from the Blue Spot Stingray to the Lionfish and even the playful Clownfish! Each model includes amazingly true-to-life details and is suitable for keen modellers and aquarists aged fourteen and above. Please note that these kits are very limited in number, making them very collectable.
Sleek, modern and easy to read, this transparent aquarium thermometer is both an essential tool and an attractive feature! Easily affixed to the front of your aquarium, its accurate sensors will help you monitor your water temperature while the large, clear LCD display makes quick and accurate reading easy. Available in modern silver or minimalist black, it's the "must-have" gadget for any avid aquarist!
Exclusive to Maidenhead Aquatics, the smart, sleek design of the beautiful Life 15 aquarium makes fishkeeping easy. Now you can have all the style of Biorb's superb "Life" range in a smaller version. It’s compact enough to place on your desk or in a small space at home yet beautiful enough to show off anywhere, plus being ideal for keeping small fish or shrimps. Made from acrylic, which is ten times stronger than glass, this exclusive edition is available in sleek black or modern white. If you're looking for a small, high-performance aquarium, then treat your loved one to the stunning BiOrb Life 15 Portrait
Help them keep their fish in the best of health with one of our superb-value combined packs from AquaCare. There are three great options available, which include everything from a safe and effective water conditioner to neutralise harmful chlorine, chloramines and dissolved metals, a biological supplement to quickly reduce harmful ammonia and nitrite and a selection of high-nutrition foods for superb health and growth.
With a great range of products handily bundled together, it's the easy way to guarantee their fish stay healthy, happy and well-fed!
The modern, slim-line Aqua Expert 70 is the attractive, ready-to-go tropical aquarium from Superfish. With an easy-maintenance internal filter and built-in, energy-efficient colour-enhancing LED light for brilliant coloured fish and plants, it's the ultra-safe, ultra-easy way to enjoy beautiful tropical fish. Easy to install and maintain, it includes a 2-year warranty for even more peace of mind.
These convenient Aqua Range floating magnets make quick work of removing any unsightly algae from your aquarium's glass - all without getting your hands wet! They’ll even float if the inner magnet separates from the outer one, and because you never have to reach into the aquarium itself, you stay clean and dry. Available in small, medium or large sizes, they’re the perfect, thoughtful stocking-filler for your favourite Fishkeeper!
Changing some of the water in your aquarium is of course a vital part of fishkeeping but sometimes it can feel like a messy chore rather than a quick and simple operation. Thankfully this compact and powerful pump from Aqua Marin is designed to effortlessly lift water up to two metres and will fit inside the top of most water barrels and all buckets. It’s available exclusively from Maidenhead Aquatics and is one of the handiest gadgets around!
Boasting innovative Hydro-Pure technology, the superb range of “Hydra” internal filters, external filters and streams from Ocean Free have made many an aquarist’s life far simpler! By quickly breaking down biological contaminants, they help keep your aquarium water cleaner and healthier than ever before and are designed to handle even high water volumes with ease. The Hydra range enhances any aquarium's natural filtration processes to produce a natural, pristine and chemical-free environment and there’s a great range of accessories, filter media and spares available too. It’s no wonder that Hydra systems are the natural choice for discerning experts.
If your loved one has been especially good this year, get them a gift with some serious "wow" factor, with one of the superb aquariums and cabinets from our popular AquaOak range.
Made with sturdy, all-natural European and North American oak, these handsome aquarium and cabinet sets are built to last a lifetime and are available exclusively from Maidenhead Aquatics. They’re beautiful enough to form the centrepiece of any room and with a wide range of sizes on offer, there’s something for every home!
As any avid aquarist knows, a beautiful, crystal-clear aquarium (or pond) starts with healthy water, so accurate water tests are vital to check whether your water has the correct composition for healthy fish and plants. Thankfully Maidenhead Aquatics, have developed a range of simple yet high-quality test kits and refractometers to take the guesswork out of fishkeeping. With accurate tests for everything from pH, General Hardness (GH), Carbonate Hardness (KH), Nitrite (NO2), Nitrate (NO3), Ammonia (NH4) and Phosphate (PO4) it’s easier than ever for your favourite Fishkeeper to ensure that their favourite fish have a safe and healthy environment.
If they’re often stuck at work, treat them to a stylish desktop aquarium so that they’re never far from their favourite hobby. The Aquamanta Nano 35 has everything they’ll need to provide the perfect home for cold water or tropical fish, including effective chemical and biological filtration, so when things get stressful at the office they’ll have the perfect gift to keep them cool, calm and collected!