Category Archives: Aquarium Maintenance


Fish Tank Sizes: Why It’s Important to Choose an Adequate Size

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Nov 2018

Fish Tank Sizes: Why It’s Important to Choose an Adequate Size

You can see it, can’t you? A young child holding a fish bowl with both hands, peering into the top to see the fish swimming around. It seems every child cared for a little goldfish at some point, but somehow, all the goldfish went to a happier place, as Mom and Dad said. There are many possible reasons for that, but one is that the…

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Most Popular Bottom Feeders for an Aquarium

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Oct 2018

Most Popular Bottom Feeders for an Aquarium

Creating a natural habitat for your wildlife is one of the most interesting aspects of owning a fish aquarium. In addition to fish, rocks, gravel, plants, and manmade filters, the most ideal fish tank community includes wildlife that would clean the tank in a natural body of water. Fortunately, you have many great options, as some of the top bottom feeders for an aquarium are…

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Artificial Plants or Real Plants for an Aquarium:  The Pros and the Cons of Each

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Aug 2018

Artificial Plants or Real Plants for an Aquarium: The Pros and the Cons of Each

You should have plants in an aquarium. There’s no doubt about that. Plants provide many important benefits in a fish tank, and a prettier appearance to you and entertainment for the fish are just the bonuses. While selecting artificial plants or real plants for an aquarium will require knowing the pros and cons of both, the decision isn’t all that tough. With so many beautiful…

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How to Clean an Aquarium Tank: What to Do and What Not to Do

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Jul 2018

How to Clean an Aquarium Tank: What to Do and What Not to Do

We’ve talked about the importance of using RODI water for your fish tank and the process of changing the water. What we haven’t discussed is how to clean an aquarium tank itself, along with its contents. As with everything else associated with owning and maintaining a fish aquarium, cleaning it requires gentleness and tender loving care.  Most of the fish tank’s inhabitants are living beings,…

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How to Repair an Aquarium Tank

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Jul 2018

How to Repair an Aquarium Tank

So many things can go wrong with an aquarium tank, which is why it’s so nice to have your aquarium maintained and repaired by a professional. If you attempt to repair an aquarium tank on your own, use all necessary safety precautions in order to protect yourself, the animals, and the integrity of the tank itself. A small mistake could endanger one or more of…

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6 Reasons Why You Should Hire Someone to Maintain Your Aquarium

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Jun 2018

6 Reasons Why You Should Hire Someone to Maintain Your Aquarium

We know you love your aquarium and its residents. Every time you look at those little guys, you feel a sense of peace and tranquility. You want to give them the best life possible, but sometimes despite your best efforts, you might need a little help doing so. It’s important to hire someone to maintain your aquarium for many reasons – for your benefit and…

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What is the Difference Between Live Rock and Dry Rock?

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Aug 2017

What is the Difference Between Live Rock and Dry Rock?

If you’re new to owning an aquarium, you’re probably pretty confused about the difference between live rock and dry rock. If you’ve been an enthusiast for a long time, on the other hand, you’re probably insistent on the best types of rock to have in your aquarium. You’ll be happy to know that there are no winners or losers, as both methods have their pros…

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Aquarium Basics 101: What you Need to Know about Dry Rock for Fish Tanks

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Aug 2017

Aquarium Basics 101: What you Need to Know about Dry Rock for Fish Tanks

Hmm … How can something immersed in water be considered dry rock? It’s all somewhat confusing if you’re new to owning an aquarium or thinking about starting one. What you need to know about dry rock for fish tanks is that it started out dry. OK, wait. No. It was actually wet before that. Well, before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s start from the…

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