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Power Outages and Saltwater Aquariums
Power outages are never a fun experience, but if you have an aquarium, they can be even more of a problem. Having experienced a 5 day power outage during Hurricane Irene, we found out what works and what doesn't work when it comes to keeping your tank critters alive and your saltwater aquarium running.
Power Outage - How Do You Keep Your Aquarium Running?
How do you keep your aquarium running during a power outage?
More Power Outage Tips
More Power Outage Tips - From Other Saltwater Aquarium Keepers
Saltwater Aquarium Emergency First Aid Kit
Unforeseen situations with your aquarium can occur at any time, and if you are not prepared to handle a critical problem when (not if) it arises, losses to your aquarium community can be costly. You should be ready at any given time to be able to perform a partial or complete water change, treat a sick fish, or handle any number of other...
How To Keep Your Aquarium Safe When the Power Goes Out
Power outages can occur at any time without warning, and therefore all aquarium owners should be ready to handle this situation at any given moment. Here's what you can do to keep your aquarium safe when the power goes out.
More Power Outage Tips
Protect your aquarium during a power outage with these suggestions submitted by site visitors.
How To Manually Generate Oxygen & Circulate Water
If you do not have an emergency power source to keep an existing air and/or water pump going when the power goes out, here is a simple way to manually oxygenate and at the same time circulate the aquarium water to prevent a complete disaster from occuring.
How To Retain & Manually Generate Heat
A method to prevent a complete disaster from striking if you do not have an emergency back-up power source to run an electric heater of some type to keep the aquarium water from getting too cold when the power goes out.
Power Outages and Pets
From the About.com Home Buying Guide, an excellent article on how to prepare for potential power outages and other disasters.
Emergency Aquarium Evacuation Help!
When deadly hurricanes, severe flooding, or other types of threatening weather conditions are coming your way, it may be necessary to evacuate in a hurry. People prepare and take with them all the necessities a family will need for the time they will be away, including their loved pets such as cats, dogs, exotic or other animals. But, what do you do with fresh or saltwater aquarium pets? Should you pack them up as well? The answer is yes you can, but many things need to be considered first.
8 Easy Steps to Pack-Up & Move Aquarium Pets
This introduction for making plans to pack-up and move aquarium pets covers some important questions you need to ask yourself first about WHY you are going to move them before doing so. Once you have evaluated your particular moving situation, just follow the easy how to pack-up and move aquarium pets step-by-step instructions provided, which is a simple and safe way do it in most any situation.
Solving Leaky Glass Aquarium Problems
Here are tips from your Guides on why leaks occur, and a list of common mistakes to avoid when making repairs on minor or major leaks in glass aquariums.
How To Repair Small Leaks
Instructions from your Guides on how to repair small leaks in an glass aquariums in 9 easy steps.
How To Repair Major Leaks or Replace a Broken Pane of Glass
Step-by-step instructions from your About Guides to Saltwater Aquariums on how to repair major leaks, or replace a broken pane of aquarium glass altogether.
Creating a Fast QT
How to create a fast, cheap Quarantine Tank. QT's don't need to be fancy, they just need to work.
A First-Aid Kit for Saltwater Aquariums
Unforeseen situations with your aquarium can occur at any time, and if you are not prepared to handle a critical problem if it arises, losses to your aquarium community can be costly. You should be ready at any given time to be able to perform a partical or complete water change, treat a sick fish, or handle any number of other emergenices.
Why Did My Fish Die?
Your fish suddenly died for no apparent reason? Here is a simple explanation of the causes of fish deaths in a saltwater aquarium.
Guides Fish Disease Trouble Shooter
This is an easy to use trouble shooter from your Guides to quickly identify and obtain treatment options on the most common diseases of saltwater aquarium fishes.
How To Manually Generate Oxygen in Aquariums
If your power goes out for any reason, one of the first things you need to worry about with your aquarium is getting oxygen to your tank critters. Fish and invertebrates, including corals constantly deplete the oxygen in your tank. Here is how to replenish the O2 in your tank until the power is restored.