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Bestselling Marine Salt Mix 2018

Looking for some help deciding which marine salt mix is the best choice for you and your reef tank? Few things will have a more significant impact on the quality of your aquarium water. There are a lot of factors you should consider when selecting the best aquarium salt for …

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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 …

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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 …

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Best rimless aquarium product review

A short while ago, I started a journey to find the best rimless aquarium. I already have one aquarium running, but I wanted to experience starting over and the freedom of starting another aquarium from scratch. It needed to be small, but I was hoping for something bigger than most …

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Aquarium gravel vacuum & fish tank vacuum product review

Aquarium gravel vacuum & water change siphon product review: it’s always a great feeling when you find a box from Amazon on your doorstep when you get home–even if it is “just” a fish tank vacuum. The auto-siphon bulb on my Aqueon auto-siphon cleaner stopped working. I had this thing …

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Anura pH 50 Product Review

A product review of the new line of Anura pH meters for the saltwater aquarium hobby–the Anura pH50 A few months back, I was approached by an entrepreneur, Randy, launching a new line of meters for the aquarium hobby. The brand name was Anura. He offered to provide free meters …

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What is live sand?

A new saltwater aquarium is a somewhat sterile, harsh environment for those first few animals to colonize. As a result, some of those first fish and invertebrates we add to our tanks don’t survive. It can be challenging to nail down exactly what this new tank syndrome is, but the bottom …

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Aqua Illumination LED Product Review

2020 Aqua Illumination LED Product Review Looking for a great, high-end LED Aquarium Light? You should take a serious look at the Aqua Illumination HD lights. Aqua Illumination offers 3 different models: Aqua Illumination Prime HD Aqua Illumination Hydra 26 HD Aqua Illumination Hydra FiftyTwo HD Already know what you want? …

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Aquarium reactor media

There are three popular types of aquarium reactor media: Activated carbon Granulated Ferric Oxide (GFO) Biopellets What is activated carbon? Activated carbon is an old-school filtration media that’s been around since the dinosaurs.  It is one of the purifying agents inside a Brita brand water filter if you are familiar with …

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Best Aquarium Reactor Brand

What is an Aquarium Reactor? An aquarium reactor is an optional piece of aquarium equipment that adds automation and improvement to the process of providing clean, healthful water to your aquarium inhabitants. Think of it as part of the filtration system, by which you keep the aquarium water in tip-top shape. …