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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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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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6 Reasons to add sponge filters to your aquarium

Here are 6 reasons to put 2 simple sponge filters in your aquarium sump today. #1 Expand the capacity of your biological filter The sponge creates some extra surface area for beneficial bacteria to grow on. This additional surface area gives your tank additional biological filtration capacity. Never a bad thing. #2 Be ready to take care of a sick or …

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5 products to help you create your reef aquascape

Here are 5 products to help you aquascape your saltwater aquarium: Base Rock Live rock plays a lot of important roles in a saltwater aquarium. It is the physical and biological backbone of the reef in your home. It’s a place for your fish to hide. It’s a decoration that creates depth and focal points in your aquarium. Live rock …

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Top Reef Aquarium Test Kits

Top reef aquarium test kits. The key to a successful saltwater aquarium is keeping your water quality in tip-top shape. But how do you know your water quality is sufficient? You have to test it. Here is a list of the Top reef aquarium test kits, purchased by Saltwater Aquarium Blog readers. These are the products other readers like you …

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Best Nano Protein Skimmer

Ever wonder how experienced aquarium owners manage to keep the water in their nano tanks so pristine? Designed specifically for these challenges, some owners credit having one of the best nano protein skimmer models as a big step to keeping the water clean and your nano tank thriving (depending on what type of corals you want to keep). Life, after all, …

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What is the best aquarium heater?

What is the best aquarium heater? Selecting the right aquarium heater is a critical decision because if it malfunctions, it could spell disaster for your tank. Heater thermostat on aquarium set to 79F, but temperature is 100F. Non survived the heater malfunction :*( — avansyn (@avansyn) April 10, 2009 My aquarium heater suffered a catastrophic malfunction last night and cooked …