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10 Aquarium Gadgets You Can’t Live Without

In Aquariumsby PaulK

  Aquarium equipment continues to evolve as technology does. I’ve tried many gadgets. Some of them work great and others not so much. Here are ten dynamite tools that I use and cannot live without: API Master Water Test Kit – This is the de facto kit for testing your aquarium water. If you’re like me you are constantly checking …

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How To Remove Algae From Fish Tank Decorations

In Aquariumsby PaulK

  The fastest way to remove algae from a fish tank decoration is to remove the decoration, spray hydrogen peroxide on it and let it sit for 5 minutes, brush it off with a sink scrubber or fish tank scrubber, rinse and return it to the fish tank. Make sure to use a water conditioner in your fish tank after …

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Tropical Fish That Can Live Together: What a Difference

In Tropical Fishby PaulK

  So you want to stock your new fish tank and you don’t know where to start? How do you know if the fish you select will get along? Tropical fish will come in three general categories. Community fish, semi-aggressive fish, and aggressive fish. Community fish are smaller, more docile fish that can generally live well together. Semi-aggressive fish are …

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What is The Best Aquarium Filter Media?

In Aquarium Filtersby PaulK

  Not sure what type of filter media you should use? I put together this short guide to help you understand the best type of media to use for each stage in the filtration process. Including some you may never have heard of. If you’re doing a DIY project or you just want to enhance your current filtration system this …

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Your Aquarium Heater Can Be Dangerous: Here’s Why

In Aquarium Heatersby PaulK

  Did you know your aquarium heater can electrocute your fish and burn your house down? You don’t have to search very far to find horror stories about fires with aquarium equipment. These situations occur with surprising frequency. The damages are real and are often catastrophic. There are in fact things you can do to prevent an aquarium heater failure …

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21 Reasons Your Aquarium Fish Die

In Tropical Fishby PaulK

  So your fish mysteriously died last night and you don’t know why. It could be one or several of the 21 reasons below. Think about something you may have done that you didn’t do before. That could be the cause or maybe it’s just that you’re not taking care of your aquarium. In any case, the cause of your …

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Beginners Betta Care Guide: Tips, Facts, How To

In Tropical Fishby PaulK

The betta (bet-tah) fish are easily recognizable with their gorgeous long fins. They are native to Southeast Asia countries and come in a wide variety of types and colors. Bettas are not exactly a beginner fish but are not the most difficult fish to care for either. In this guide you will learn: Proper housing & environment Various types of …