I took a good chunk of time this last weekend to clean the entire saltwater aquarium setup I have in my studio. It was a big project, since I don’t normally clean everything on the same day. I usually do one or two things at a time, spread out over time, which is a lot […]
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Cleaning My Entire Saltwater Aquarium Setup
I Just Bought Some More RowaPhos, Didn’t Follow My Own Advice
What’s the one thing that I usually say about RowaPhos, that doesn’t really have anything to do with it’s implementation? Buy larger quantities. I usually buy the 250ml container myself, but that is about 2-3 fills on my phosphate reactor. I should probably buy the 500ml container or larger to make sure that I’m getting […]
The Barren Night Landscape of My Saltwater Aquarium
I often wake up really early in the morning, usually not of my own control. I don’t know why I wake up so early, but when I do, I usually can’t fall back asleep again, at least without getting up and trying to distract myself for at least an hour or so. Even today, on […]
Saltwater Aquariums – When Should You Not Set One Up?
I have a few acquaintances that have expressed interest in setting up saltwater aquariums, but to tell you the truth, I’m not sure that this hobby is for everybody.
Spectacular Live Rock Column In Cube Aquarium
Looking through flickr the other day, I ran across this amazing live rock column, it’s a very creative design. I like this mostly because it looks so top heavy and unstable, yet at the same time it is very established looking. It’s almost a sort of Dr. Seuss approach to putting together live rock and […]
Time to Clean Out The Canister Filter
I’m not a big fan of cleaning out my canister filter on my saltwater aquarium, it’s a big chore that is hard to carry out sometimes. My struggles are probably mostly due to the fact that I don’t really have a nice sink or counter top area that I can use to tear it all […]
Incredible Aquarium Stability
I’ve recently hit a stretch where the stability in my 75 gallon saltwater aquarium has been outstanding, and the maintenance routines have become easy and nothing bad really has happened for quite some time.
Amazing Aquarium Designs
Everybody knows what a standard aquarium looks like. Rectangular with lights on top. There’s some more creative designs out there, however. Check these out: The Fish Highway The Cylindrical Aquarium The Feeding Tank The Telequarium The Octopus Aquarium Aquarium Art Read a lot more information, and view several more photos of each of these amazing […]
I’m Too Tempted to Continually Tweak My Aquarium
I always want to change things in my aquarium, to keep it fresh. But I don’t think that is the best thing to do.
Keeping a 75 Gallon Saltwater Aquarium in an Apartment Sucks
I’ve had a 75 gallon aquarium set up in my small 2 bedroom apartment for about 3 years now and it pretty much is a very crappy experience. But I still enjoy it! Here’s what I have to put up with in my tight quarters with a big aquarium.