Category Archives: Industry News and Tips


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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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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FOWLR vs Fish-Only Tanks: What’s the Difference?

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Aug 2017

FOWLR vs Fish-Only Tanks: What’s the Difference?

Aquarium ownership is one of the best ways to add a hobby to your life while adding a decorative touch to your home. For many, it’s an easy choice. Deciding the type of aquarium, however, can be difficult. One debate people often have is FOWLR vs fish-only tanks. If you’re going to own an aquarium, you need a basic understanding of both types so you…

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Water Quality: Let’s Explore what Makes RO Water Better than Tap Water for Fish

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Jul 2017

Water Quality: Let’s Explore what Makes RO Water Better than Tap Water for Fish

It may be tempting to just turn on that faucet to fill your aquarium or tank, but take a minute to think about what’s in that water. Do you drink it? Well, no … you drink some kind of filtered water instead. The things that stop you from drinking a lot of that water are related to the reasons regarding what makes RO water better than tap…

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Some Cool Facts About Fish that You Didn’t Know

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Jan 2015

Some Cool Facts About Fish that You Didn’t Know

I thought I would pass along some interesting facts that fish tank owners may not be aware of or have any ideas about the ‘why’ or ‘why not.’ How do fish sleep? I know that most tank owners create an ambience with lighting so that at some point, it is low and/or diffused, that allows fish to rest. Since fish do not have ‘eyelids’ like…

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Freshwater Or Saltwater Tanks?  I Like Them Both

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Jan 2015

Freshwater Or Saltwater Tanks? I Like Them Both

Aquariums are great creative outlets for you. You can design one small enough to fit into the corner of a room, or large enough to create a room’s focal point. The big decision comes when selecting the type of fish and invertebrates you want. Which means – either saltwater or freshwater. Let’s look at freshwater tanks. Easy to maintain Less expensive to stock Easier to…

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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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