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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 …

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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 …

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Reef tank blunders: my painful lesson about wearing gloves

I started this blog in 2009, with the goal of helping you (or other people like you) get up to speed quickly with your reef tanks and avoid making the same mistakes I did. Well, the good news is that there’s a lot of learning going on these days, as I continue to make mistakes.Last night, I was painfully reminded …