Unionized Ammonia Calculator
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Unionized Ammonia Calculator

  Unionized Ammonia When most people refer to ammonia they tend to think of it as one thing. In actuality, ammonia refers to two chemical species NH3, un-ionized and NH4+, ionized. The un-ionized NH3 is ammonia while the ionized NH4+ is ammonium. The unionized ammonia is what you need to focus on since it is […]

How Many Moss Balls Per Gallon
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How Many Moss Balls Per Gallon

If you’re thinking about getting a few Marimo moss balls, you probably want to know how many will comfortably fit in your aquarium. For the most part, you want to add just enough moss balls to create a balanced aquascape. While at the same time you want to make sure you leave enough room for […]

Do GloFish Need a Heater
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Do GloFish Need a Heater?

GloFish are available in a wide assortment of vibrant colors, and they also come in 4 different species. Most species of GloFish are tropical in origin, which means they will need a heater to stay healthy and active. The only species of GloFish that you might be able to keep in an unheated aquarium is […]

Best Light for Glofish
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Best Light for GloFish

Finding the right light for an aquarium is always an important decision. This is especially true if you plan on keeping GloFish. In order to bring out the bright vibrant colors of your GloFish, you will need to get a light that emits more light in the blue part of the spectrum. Continue reading on […]

Do GloFish Need a Filter
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Do GloFish Need a Filter?

If you’re planning on getting GloFish, you might be asking yourself the question do GloFish need a filter? The short answer to this question is yes GloFish will need a filter. If you plan on keeping GloFish in a small fish tank we recommend you get a sponge filter (Amazon Link). For larger aquariums the […]

Best Food for Oscar Fish Growth
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Best Food for Oscar Fish Growth

So, you just brought home a new Oscar and you want to know what type of food will help them reach their full potential. You probably even bought an Oscar because you want to keep a large impressive fish as a centerpiece in your aquarium. That’s why it is extremely important to feed them the […]

Aquarium Heater Size Calculator
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Aquarium Heater Size Calculator

    What Size Heater Do I Need for My Fish Tank? In order to select the right size heater for your fish tank, you need to know how many gallons of water your tank holds. Once you know how many gallons your aquarium holds, then a good rule of thumb to follow is that […]

Aquarium Weight Calculator
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Aquarium Weight Calculator

Aquarium Weight In order to calculate the weight of an aquarium, you will need to take a number of factors into consideration. The largest contributor to an aquariums weight is, of course, the weight of the water, but one thing most people tend to forget is the weight of the substrate and the dry weight […]