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  1. Diseases In Fish: White Spot (Freshwater)
    Diseases In Fish: White Spot (Freshwater)

    White Spot (Ichthyophthirius multifiliis) is one of the most common diseases in ornamental fish. Find out everything you need to know to care for your freshwater fish along with products you can use to treat this condition.

  2. Falling into Good Habits - Autumn Pond Care
    Falling into Good Habits - Autumn Pond Care

    We’ve put together our top tips to help you get the most out of your pond this autumn and to make sure your fish are well-prepared for the onslaught of winter.

  3. Fresh off the Net - October 2020
    Fresh off the Net - October 2020

    Check out the latest news in the fishkeeping industry as we all attempt to get back to some form of normality and find out about a number of new products to hit our stores very soon including a new product in our AquaCare range of treatments and a couple of fantastic new aquariums to look out for.

  4. What's in Store - October 2020
    What's in Store - October 2020

    As the pond season starts to give way to the trops, it’s a glorious cross-over time of year in the stores and Paul Tapley shares some of the livestock that has caught his eye during his recent travels.

     

  5. One L of a Bargain
    One L of a Bargain

    It’s that time of year again, as the days start to shorten and the water lily leaves begin to fade, the new season of tropical imports begins. As expected, freight charges and other costs have increased, which means that the many catfishes which have been quietly growing-on in our stores during lockdown are at prices that are unlikely to be seen again. Read on...

  6. Create Your World - Fluval Flex
    Create Your World - Fluval Flex

    Fishkeeping is a fantastic hobby that can often last a lifetime. When starting with Fishkeeping sometimes less is more, and this is why the Fluval Flex is a great starter aquarium, making it ideal as the centrepiece of our Fishkeeper Fry programme. Not only does it allow you to learn the tricks of the trade, but it can allow you to have a wide array of choice of livestock to keep. 

  7. Summer ponds and H2 woe
    Summer ponds and H2 woe

    It’s been a funny old year, as usual though, the weather has given us some highlights and the usual late summer storms have given us classic ‘Orfe on the lawn’ weather. It’s time to contemplate what’s going on in our water gardens and what motivates orfe to go wandering.

  8. Buy 1 Get 1 Free on all pond plants in participating stores from 29 August
    Buy 1 Get 1 Free on all pond plants in participating stores from 29 August

    Don't miss out on our fantastic end of season Buy 1 Get 1 FREE offer on all live pond plants in participating stores from the August Bank Holiday weekend.

  9. Koi Story
    Koi Story

    Everybody knows about koi, they’re the expensive pond fish that are worth thousands of pounds. Only this is wrong most of the time. Paul Tapley explains why...

  10. What’s in store - the new normal
    What’s in store - the new normal

    After weeks of lockdown and disruption on a global scale, and with things starting to return to a ‘new normal’, Paul Tapley offers some insight as to what to expect in our stores as lockdown starts to ease.

  11. Go Wild in the Garden
    Go Wild in the Garden

    The past few months have really shown us the healing power of nature and just how readily our wild neighbours can enrich our lives by sharing our outdoor space. Indeed, choosing to add a water feature to your garden will open your eyes to another world. With limitations on travel and the world currently upside down, there’s never been a better time to bring the world to you instead…

  12. The Odessa File
    The Odessa File

    When you work in a fish shop, you get used to the fact that some fish don’t really sell themselves as much as the flamboyant livebearers or neons do.  These Cinderella fish don’t tend to blossom into full colour without time or the right conditions, such as a planted aquarium. Find out more...

  13. Caring for your fish while you are away
    Caring for your fish while you are away

    When the holiday season stretches before us and thoughts turn to beaches and suntans (or even just getting away from the homes where we’ve spent those long weeks of lockdown!) many people wonder how best to care for the aquatic members of their family while they’re away enjoying a well-deserved break.

  14. Fresh Off the Net - July 2020
    Fresh Off the Net - July 2020

    So, one more month has seemingly flown by as the UK increasingly continues to return to some form of ‘normality’ post-lockdown. Check out Stuart Ashley's latest article on what's happening at Maidenhead Aquatics this month. 

  15. Seasonal Tips - July
    Seasonal Tips - July
    ​High summer is here and in many gardens the pond is the most verdant part. That’s what makes them such a great place to sit and enjoy a cold drink but this has to be earned by keeping on top of the usual seasonal tasks.
  16. 5 Great reasons to love your local Maidenhead Aquatics store
    5 Great reasons to love your local Maidenhead Aquatics store

    Now restrictions across the UK are easing, there has never been a better time to pop down to your local Maidenhead Aquatics store to take your fishkeeping to the next level. Find out why...

  17. Fresh off the Net - June 2020
    Fresh off the Net - June 2020

    Stuart Ashley reflects on the challenges of the last few months and shares some of the latest news around new products in the industry and what's coming soon to Maidenhead Aquatics.

  18. Pond Lighting 101
    Pond Lighting 101

    Outdoor and underwater lighting can impart a magical ambience to your pond once the sun has set. Through the use of different types of illumination, both above and below the water, the pond can take on a whole new aspect at night, with the water reflecting the lights and the pond plants casting unusual shadows. Here's everything you need to know about lighting your pond.

  19. UK Pet Shop Licence Star Rating Guidance
    UK Pet Shop Licence Star Rating Guidance

    The new “star rating” system for pet shops licensing came into effect from Monday 1st October 2018 und

  20. Thank you to our NHS - 10% Discount
    Thank you to our NHS - 10% Discount

    Maidenhead Aquatics would like to say a massive thank you for the continued efforts and sacrifices that our NHS teams, with 10% off all purchases online until end of June 2020.

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