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What is the best aquarium chiller for a saltwater reef tank?

What is the best aquarium chiller for a saltwater aquarium in 2019? Read on to find out more about how you can beat the heat this summer. Two years ago, I had a major setback with my display tank. While working on my tank, I messed up the temperature my heater was set at…unfortunately at the same time I was …

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Dealing with an aquarium during a power failure

Guess who was dealing with an aquarium during a power failure again within the last few weeks? Yup, this guy here with the keyboard and the blog. Surprised you didn’t guess that. Grab a beverage, I’ll tell you the story. Wicked weather we’ve been having We have had some strange storms here, in Pennsylvania, lately. Two weeks ago, there were …

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Aquarium Sump

Thinking about adding an aquarium sump tank to your display? This article will help you get a better understanding of what an aquarium sump is, why you may want one and where to buy online and provide product reviews of the best setups. Let’s start by first defining what an aquarium sump is. What is an aquarium sump? An aquarium …

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Intro to the most popular copepods for sale

Most popular copepods for sale Copepods are tiny crustaceans that can either hitchhike their way into your tank or are added deliberately, as a natural and nutritional food for your saltwater fishThis article will focus on a few of the most popular copepods for sale to feed to your reef aquarium and boost its biodiversity. Some fish, like mandarinfish, will not …

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How to drill a glass aquarium

Introduction How to drill a glass aquarium With a little confidence, some patience, and a variable speed drill, you can put a hole in your tank. I’m serious. Sure, you could buy a pre-drilled tank from your local fish store, or pay to have someone else do the job for you—but if you are the adventurous type, you can do the …

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How to prepare your aquarium for a hurricane or winter storm

How to prepare your aquarium for a hurricane or severe winter storm or summer storm It seems like severe storms are becoming the norm, rather than the exception around here. We’ve been hit with a severe storm of some sort, losing power for days at a time. As the intensity of the storms has increased (from my perspective) and the power outages have …

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Fish Antibiotics, antifungals and other aquarium grade fish meds

One question that came up recently for a friend of mine (and newsletter subscriber) was what to do about two fish that had cloudy eyes. The person was already using one popular product and wasn’t seeing any improvement, and they wanted to know what fish antibiotics they should get to clear up the symptoms. Unfortunately, this friend’s dilemma (which will …