I’ve had pretty good results with my aquarium in the last few years, pretty much getting the aquatic balance on auto-pilot and not having too many maintenance issues. It’s nice to get to that point after years of struggle. However, recently I had a green algae bloom. I got sort of lazy and didn’t do […]
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Clearing up a Green Algae Bloom in my 75 Gallon Saltwater Tank
Get Dead Fish Out Of The Aquarium ASAP
One thing that is really important in keeping water quality in check is to be sure to not leave any dead critters in your aquarium any longer than you have to. Why?
Green Aquarium Water: Get Rid Of It & Prevent It
Has your aquarium water ever turned green? We’re going to tell you about the things that can cause green water and the things that can be done to prevent it.
Surface Film in a Saltwater Aquarium: How To Eliminate It
If you have a thin film on the water surface in your aquarium, there are few adjustments you can make to eliminate this and to keep it from coming back. What causes a thin film to form on the water surface in your aquarium?
10 Methods to Balance Your Pond
Mother Nature’s prescription to maintain a balanced ecosystem pond is really quite simple! Many pond problems are symptoms of imbalances. There are several methods that can help keep your pond in balance, in case it needs a little boost. We like to refer to these as complements to Mother Nature. Aquascape EcoBlast™ EcoBlast™ Granular Algaecide […]
How to Flush Rowaphos Before Use in Your Aquarium
Here’s a quick video I put together that shows how I flush Rowaphos – proper flushing with purified water is vital to efficient use of this media.
How to Hand Off Your Aquarium to a Babysitter
It happens to every aquarium owner eventually. You decide you are going to go on a vacation or leave home for a while. What are you going to do with your aquarium?
How To Easily Cure Live Rock in a New Saltwater Aquarium
There is an easy way to cure the live rock during the aquarium setup process, without having to use another separate aquarium or curing tank.
Winter Tips for Saltwater Aquariums
Living in North Dakota, I get the privilege of having to keep aquarium fish alive when biting cold winds are blowing through windows and walls.
Aquarium Algae Control: How I Got Rid Of Nuisance Algae In My Aquarium
Over the last couple years, I’ve been on a continual algae battle with my 75 gallon aquarium. At times I had become discouraged, but I did not give up the battle. I continued to patiently try different techniques and methods that I thought might help curb the algae problem in my aquarium. My algae problem […]