Category Archives: Aquarium Maintenance


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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Aquarium Filtration 101: Let’s Explore the Basic Types of Aquarium Filtration for a Healthy Tank

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Jul 2017

Aquarium Filtration 101: Let’s Explore the Basic Types of Aquarium Filtration for a Healthy Tank

You want to give your fish a good home and a long, healthy life, and that’s why you need to have a clean tank for them to live in. If you’re thinking about starting an aquarium, you need to know the basic types of aquarium filtration for a healthy tank, as not all filtration systems are ideal for every tank. The Three Categories of Filtration…

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5 Benefits of Starting a Nano Aquarium in 2017

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Jul 2017

5 Benefits of Starting a Nano Aquarium in 2017

Have you considered the benefits of a nano aquarium? These small tanks offer certain advantages, so if you love fish aquariums, you should understand the unique benefits of starting a nano aquarium in your home or office. … What is a Nano Aquarium? A “nano aquarium” is essentially a term used to describe small aquariums. There is general disagreement on the sizes that make a…

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What Lighting Should You Buy for a Saltwater Aquarium vs Reef Aquarium?

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Jun 2017

What Lighting Should You Buy for a Saltwater Aquarium vs Reef Aquarium?

Lighting is one of the most important factors for your fish tank, and choosing the right lights, including type, brightness, and size, can have a significant impact on the overall health of your fish and the small ecosystem that is your aquarium. This is especially true if your tank has living coral, as this life form depends on light for its food and nutrition. So…

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The Secret to a Thriving Aquarium: Four Tips you Should Know

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Jun 2017

The Secret to a Thriving Aquarium: Four Tips you Should Know

Want to have a clean, clear, vibrant aquarium? The secret to a thriving aquarium is meticulous care and attention to detail, but there are a few tricks you can use to create a tank that looks dazzling and provides a healthy environment for your favorite species. The Secret to a Thriving Aquarium • Replace the Aquarium Water Frequently In the wild, your fish enjoy a…

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Helpful Tips for Healthy Nano Aquariums

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Dec 2014

Helpful Tips for Healthy Nano Aquariums

Nano aquariums are great for those with limited space. They can fill an empty corner or change the look of a room. With all of the advances in filtration, lightening, and pre-created eco-systems, Nano tanks are easier than ever to start and keep up with. Yet, just because they are small does not mean that you can just visit once in a while and then…

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