Category Archives: Aquarium Maintenance


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

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Aug 2017

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

If you’re new to owning an aquarium or thinking about starting one, there are several things you should know about live rock for fish tanks. Following is some basic information about what live rock is, how it is used and its benefits. What you Need to Know about Live Rock for Fish Tanks What is Live Rock? Live rock is a piece of coral reef…

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How to Add Good Water Movement into Your Reef Aquarium

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Aug 2017

How to Add Good Water Movement into Your Reef Aquarium

Water movement is a key component for the health and vibrant beauty of your aquarium. Consistent water movement is important for all types of aquariums, but especially for reef aquariums, which need better oxygenation, even water temperatures, and an artificial current, which allows coral to trap more nutrients. There are many ways that you can add good water movement into your reef aquarium. How to…

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11 Best Practices for Keeping your Live Stock Alive

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Aug 2017

11 Best Practices for Keeping your Live Stock Alive

The best practices for keeping your live stock alive involve everything from the water in the tank to the types of nutrients the fish receive. You want to keep your fish looking and feeling healthy and happy for as long as possible. With some TLC and professional guidance, you can do just that. Talk with a professional about the best ways to keep your fish…

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