These DIY aquarium projects are designed to get you thinking creatively and should enable you to save some money on your fish tank addiction. All of the DIY projects below should be used as a general outline as there are several ways to make each one. We have tried our best to be consistent as far as the parts used, but there is an unlimited amount of ways to create things. Hopefully after viewing, you'll have a good idea of where to start. Who knows, maybe you'll find the exact build you need to solve a filtration problem or get that old lighting project finished.
DIY Aquarium Filters
DIY Aquarium filters are definitely the most popular videos in our collection. There are so many different types and styles of DIY aquarium filters, the possibilities are endless. There's a vast amount of materials which can be used to make cheap aquarium filters, my favorites being water bottles, PVC pipe, and when the opportunity presents itself, old lab equipment.
DIY Aquarium Lighting
Let's face it, lighting your planted aquarium can be expensive. Here we show you a few DIY aquarium lighting projects to save you money and maybe even teach you some new electrical skills!
DIY Fertilizer Solutions
Making your own fertilizer stock solutions from inexpensive chemicals can end up saving you a ton! Here we show you a few recipes for making both macro and micronutrient planted aquarium fertilizers perfect for your freshwater tank.
DIY CO2 Projects
Buying all your aquarium accessory items can add up. In this section we highlight more than a few essential items that can be made out of inexpensive parts you may have laying around.