Sunday April 20, 2014
Tired of spending all of the time and money on performing endless water changes to keep your nitrates in check? Here are simple, inexpensive DIY Coil Denitrator plans from Don Carner.
More: What Is A Coil Denitrator and How Does It Work? Nitrate isn't good for our systems, be they FO (fish-only) or reef. You can buy a commercial denitrator that cost a ton of money, or you can ...
More: "Vodka Method" of Nitrate Reduction Really works!! Share a vodka martini with your fish and watch your nitrates drop like a rock.
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Saturday April 19, 2014
Your tank has cycled (maybe for years) and you start seeing spiking ammonia in your tank water tests. You check your nitrites and find that the reading is above zero. Puzzling, isn't it? You might have a case of New Tank Syndrome. It's easy to prevent, but a little tougher to cure.
Forums: How Soon/ How Much? I recently set up a 29 gallon tank. I currently have 30 lbs of live rock, live sand, a Behn's Damsel, a Four-striped Damsel and a cleaner shrimp. How soon should you make new additions...
Thursday April 17, 2014
Some aquarists are unaware of the many benefits of adding a sump to their systems. Here is a description of what a sump is, how it is used, the many designs and set ups one has to choose from, and what benefits it can provide your system.
More: Easy, Cheap DIY Sumps Why pay a fortune for a custom made sump if you don't have to?
More: Wet/Dry Trickle Filters can greatly increase your biological filter capacity as well as the number of fish that you can hold in your aquarium.
Forum: Sump/refugium question I'm curious about one thing with respect to sumps that also happen to be refugiums. Do people ...
Tuesday April 15, 2014
The newest Mini/Nano Aquarium Kits on the market are definitely a leap forward. Some of the new kits contain aquariums with LED lighting that will support corals, dual powerheads controlled by a programmable computer chip, adaptable and more efficient filtration plus a new sleek look are just some of the features offered today. Some retailers are even offering a free stand with kits. Read more...