How to Cool Down an Aquariums Water Temperature
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How to Cool Down an Aquariums Water Temperature

The temperature in an aquarium can rise to dangerous levels especially if you live in an area with very hot summers. This can cause harm to your fish, and it can even stress plants and corals. In order to deal with this, you need to know how to cool down an aquariums water temperature before […]

What do Mandarin Fish Eat
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What do Mandarin Fish Eat

Feeding a Mandarin Goby is not as straightforward and simple as it is for other fish. A Mandarin fish will need a constant supply of live Copepods, and other prepared foods in order to stay healthy and well fed. If you plan on getting a Mandarin Goby you will need to have a well-established aquarium, […]

Best Live Sand for Reef Tank
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Best Live Sand for a Reef Tank

Choosing the right substrate is one of the most important things you can do to establish a healthy and stable reef tank. Purchasing live sand will speed up the time it takes for your tank to cycle. This will allow you to add fish and coral sooner, and live sand will also keep your water […]

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 Powerhead for Freshwater Aquarium
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Best Powerhead for a Freshwater Aquarium

Adding a powerhead to a freshwater aquarium is an excellent way to improve the quality of the water, and it can also enhance the well being of your fish. A powerhead will help circulate the water in an aquarium more completely. They can also keep your water well oxygenated, and the added water flow can […]

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 their bright vibrant colors, you will need to get a fixture that emits more light in the blue part of the spectrum. Continue reading on to learn more […]

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 RO DI System for a Reef Tank
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Best RO DI System for a Reef Tank

In order to keep a thriving reef tank, you need to make sure your water is completely free of any contaminants that might harm your coral colonies. That means you either need to buy purified water from your local fish store, or you can purchase an RO DI System. Owning your own reverse osmosis system […]