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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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.
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.
I’ve been writing a lot lately about algae control in saltwater aquariums. Why? I used to have lots of algae problems in my aquarium, and with some patience and lots of research and testing I was able to get rid of most of the nuisance algae in my 75 gallon saltwater 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 […]
I think I’ve officially topped my record for total amount of aquarium maintenance performed in one day. That’s hard to do after having an aquarium running for several years! What all did I do today?
This is probably the least glamorous aspect of owning an aquarium. Cleaning it, you know. Yeah, we all hate aquarium maintenance but we gotta do it. Today I got around to putting some deep thought into my detritus cleaning techniques. I’d like to share them with you.
Top Crown Snails eat pretty much everything off of the glass of my 75 gallon saltwater aquarium. It’s actually almost unbelievable to me how much stuff these snails eat. I’ve never had any other type of snail, large or small, with such a voracious appetite.
Aquarium algae control is an important task in the maintenance of any aquarium, freshwater or saltwater.
Your aquarium, from day-to-day, really shouldn’t require a huge amount of maintenance. On a weekly basis you’ll need to test water, maybe do water changes and change filtration media. But, the daily care of your aquarium should be quick and easy. When you think about it, fish are probably the easiest types of pets to […]