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Best Brine Shrimp Hatchery: Product Review

A brine shrimp hatchery is a very simple device. Since all it needs to do is provide a home for tiny brine shrimp eggs to hatch, many brine shrimp hatcheries are little more than a plastic water bottle. Yet this deceptively simple piece of equipment is a treasure among aquarists the world over. Being able to hatch your own brine …

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What do you do with your quarantine tank when it is empty?

One common question I get is this: What do you do with your quarantine tank in between fish or corals, when it is empty? It’s a great question–and it shows some progressive thinking. As responsible aquarium owners, we set up and use a quarantine tank and proper quarantine techniques and procedures to: Observe our new purchases to ensure they are …

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Best Nano Aquarium for Saltwater

A large aquarium positioned prominently as a display is a stunning addition to any room. But big tanks don’t have to have all the fun. A Nano Aquarium, on the other hand, is a comparatively pint-sized tank, typically around 20 gallons or less that packs a big punch in a small package. This reduced capacity offers aquarium hobbyists a broad range …

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Pipefish care guide

What you will find in this article IntroductionScientific name and common namesNatural habitatPipefish care and feedingPlacement in the tankCompatibilityReproduction and propagationConclusionWhat are your thoughts? Introduction Beginners beware. Pipefish are cute and unassuming fish, but they can be quite difficult to keep in an aquarium. They are mostly wild caught (though some hobby breeders have seen some success and there is …

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6 Reasons to add sponge filters to your aquarium

Here are 6 reasons to put 2 simple sponge filters in your aquarium sump today. What you will find in this article #1 Expand the capacity of your biological filter#2 Be ready to take care of a sick or injured fish#3 Be ready for a new purchase#4 Speed up your quarantine throughput#5 Be ready for an emergency#6 Reason to add …

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Dogface Puffer Fish Care Guide

The most polarizing saltwater fish in the aquarium hobby has to be the dogface pufferfish. You either think they’re awesome to look at or awful. There is no in between. The one thing we can all agree with is that it certainly has an unfortunate name, which may be why they also go by the name of blackspotted pufferfish. Their eyes …