Archive for the Aquarium Maintenance Category


LED UPDATE!

I know that it’s been some time since new content has been added to this website.  I also appreciate all of you that have visited even though I have not been updating.  Since so much time has gone by, I have been able to not only use LED fixtures on some of my aquariums, I […]

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Aquarium Biological Filtration

Among the most delightful kinds of leisure is discovered in the satisfaction of a fish tank, particularly if the fish tank includes aspects such as live rock, anemones and coral to provide a more practical sense of an ocean environment or even live plants in a freshwater tank. Along with the satisfaction of a fish […]

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Nitrate Filter For An Aquarium

For more than twenty years aquarists and manufacturers have been trying to design a nitrate filer for an aquarium.  Some have succeeded and some have failed miserably.  Whether you have a fish only saltwater tank or reef tank the importance of keeping the nitrate level as low as possible is paramount in maintaining the health […]

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Crystal Clear Aquarium Water

Why does everyone else have crystal clear aquarium water and you don’t?  There are several reasons for water, whether it’s a fresh water tank or a saltwater aquarium, to appear cloudy, milky or just not quite as clear as you think it should be.  It could be that you are experiencing an algae bloom (greenish), […]

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Fish Tank Cleaning Services

Fish tank cleaning service companies have become more and more essential as our lives become more busy with work, kids, and just the every day activities of life.  Let’s face it, the last thing you want to do in your free time is clean the fish tank.  Many aquarium maintenance companies have excellent service people […]

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Change Aquarium Water

One of the key aspects to having a beautiful aquarium, whether it is fresh water or saltwater, is to change aquarium water on a regular, consistent basis.  Because of the build up of nitrates and the depletion of key essential elements over time in a fish tank, it is imperative to provide some welcome relief […]

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Cleaning Plastic Aquarium Plants

Cleaning plastic aquarium plants or silk aquarium plants doesn’t have to be a dreaded chore.  It doesn’t have to take up half the day.  You don’t have to stress whether you will harm the fish when placing them back in the tank.  The following tips will explain an easy and thorough way to clean artificial […]

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Fish Tank Products

Let’s talk about the fish tank products that you will need, not only setting up a new tank, but also what you will need as time goes on. Though prices vary drastically, most leading products are usually close in price. Having said that, there are a lot of products, mostly from over seas, that may […]

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Aquarium Fish Care

The following article regarding aquarium fish care is intended for general care rather than specifics. With tens of thousands of species of freshwater and saltwater fish, specific care would be impossible to properly tackle in an article of this size. It is however, true that much of what makes a healthy environment in a freshwater […]

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How To Clean A Fish Tank With Fish In It

So you want to know how to clean a fish tank with fish in it. That’s the only way an aquarium should be cleaned. With the exception of moving the aquarium, you should never remove fish from their environment. I’m sure, from time to time, something comes along like replacing an undergravel filter or maybe […]

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