The Battle Between Saltwater vs. Freshwater Fish Tanks is Over

The Battle Between Saltwater vs. Freshwater Fish Tanks is Over e1597429425314

When entering the fish keeping hobby, the question of saltwater vs. freshwater fish tanks is the first one you need to ask yourself. Which one is the right fish tank for you depends on what budget you have, how much time you have to dedicate to the hobby, and what fish or critter you want …

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Best Aquarium Stand for Fish Tank of Every Size

Best Aquarium Stand for Fish Tank of Every Size

Best Aquarium Stand for Fish Tank of Every Size Written By Richy J . in Equipment As a fish keeper or a hobbyist, your fish tank stand is that one element that will bring all the other integrations together. Generations of your fish might get transferred after the original aquarium reaches its end of use. But …

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The Advantages of Adding an Aquarium Airstone

The Advantages of Adding an Aquarium Airstone

Written By Richy J . in Pump & Filters Adding an aquarium airstone is not only for aesthetics, but it increases the amount of oxygen in your water, making it an indispensable addition to any fish tank.  Airstones can be used as part of a fish tank sponge filter, other fish tank decoration, or as a stand-alone piece. …

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The Benefits of an Aquarium Sponge Filter

The Benefits of an Aquarium Sponge Filter

Written By Richy J . in Pump & Filters Sponge filters are important additions to fish tanks and are the only source of filtration method for many aquariums.  To decide if your aquarium could use one, you need to understand the different techniques used to filter water, how an aquarium sponge filter works, and the benefits it has …

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BEST Quietest Aquarium Air Pump in 2020?

What is the Quietest Aquarium Air Pump in 2020

Written By Richy J . in Pump & Filters Just like your fish, no two aquarium air pumps are alike.  A good air pump will circulate the water filling it with dissolved O₂ without driving you crazy with the incessant humming sound. The quietest aquarium air pump available today are the: Eheim aquarium air pump Tetra Whisper air …

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Everything You Need to Know About pH Testers

Everything You Need to Know About pH Testers

With so many pH testers available on the market today, the possibilities are endless. The accuracy of the pH testers differ between brands, and the need for accuracy depends on the tolerance levels of your fish and other inhabitants of your fish tank. The best pH tester for water depends on what you are trying …

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How to Choose the Best Automatic Fish Feeder

How to Choose the Best Automatic Fish Feeder

Written By Richy J . in Equipment As a pet owner, you are responsible for the health and well-being of your little animal friends, and fish keepers are no exception. In fact, fish can be a bit more demanding. While they take care of the exercising part by themselves, you still have to make sure they receive food …

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Complete Guide to Different Types of Koi Fish – (22 Major Koi Varieties)

Different Types of Koi Fish

Most koi keepers’ transition into the hobby with their very first goldfish.  The conversion can be majorly attributed to the close association between a koi and a goldfish.  All types of koi are descendants of the koi carp fish.  Koi experts have varied opinions on different types of koi fish based on their body shapes, …

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How to Use RODI Water to Create the Best Water for Your Aquarium

RODI Water

Water is the main ingredient of reefing and one of the most complicated choices you have.  The common options of RODI water (can be referred to as RO/DI), RO, de-iodized, bottled, Mineral, filtered, and tap water, and the debate between cost versus the benefits can be confusing. Can I use purified water in my fish …

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How to Choose the Best Aquarium Driftwood

How to Choose the Best Aquarium Driftwood

How to Choose the Best Aquarium Driftwood Written By Richy J . in Plants   If you’re really passionate about fishkeeping, you will want the environment you create inside the tank to look as natural as possible. Plants and rocks look great, but using aquarium driftwood means taking that extra step that will create the ultimate aquarium design. …

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