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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 …

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7 Horrible Mistakes Beginners Make With A Fish Tank

In Aquariumsby PaulK

  You may be killing your pet fish and not even know it. Thing is, how do you know what you’re doing wrong? Well, that’s what you’re going to learn in this guide. 7 mistakes you may be making right now and how to correct them. Let’s start with number 1: Overfeeding Your Fish It’s important to feed your fish, …

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Fishkeeping: Advice, Tips & Tricks

In Fish Keepingby PaulK

  The fish keeping hobby is a really cool hobby. Not only can you add a visually appealing aesthetic to your living space, but you’ll have a beautiful fish tank to show off to your friends and family. There are so many species of tropical fish that come in beautiful arrays of colors that it’s ridiculous. You can always experiment …

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5 Cures For a CLOUDY Fish Tank That Actually Work

In Aquariumsby PaulK

  Struggling with a cloudy, disgusting fish tank? Of course you are or you wouldn’t be reading this article. Now you can have a crystal clear aquarium overnight without starting over. If you want to learn from the experts on how to fix your cloudy water, then this short guide is for you.  But first, you need to understand the …

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What Aquarium Substrate is Right For Your Fish Tank?

In Aquariumsby PaulK

  The substrate you use for your freshwater aquarium plays an important role in the overall biological cycle. Beneficial bacteria will eventually grow on the substrate helping to break down the waste in the fish tank. Substrate is also very useful for anchoring live plants and other decorations in the aquarium. Is it necessary to have substrate? It’s not totally …