Archive for the Aquarium Maintenance Category


Cleaning Acrylic Aquariums

Cleaning acrylic aquariums can be a nightmare if you don’t use the correct “acrylic safe” scrubber pads on the inside and soft cloths and proper polishes on the outside. Utilizing products that are specifically made for acrylic tanks can make all the difference. When maintaining an acrylic tank, it is inevitable that scratches are going […]

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How To Clean Algae From A Fish Tank

One of the most asked questions regarding freshwater and saltwater aquariums, is how to clean algae from a fish tank. Algae, in and of itself, is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it is completely natural. It is a sign of an aquarium that is healthy and balanced. Having said that, it can also […]

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Aquarium Maintenance Log

You can call it an aquarium maintenance log, a fish tank diary, or just a calendar with scribbles on it. Whatever you call it, it’s important to have a clear way to keep track of some important information for your fish aquarium. There are downloadable aquarium apps for your iphone or android smartphone that will […]

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Aquarium Water Testing Kits

Aquarium water testing kits help to ensure a number of things. Whether it is a new or established tank what you are trying to do is maintain the water quality that is best for your fish. When an aquarium is first started, a process called the nitrogen cycle begins in all freshwater or saltwater environments. […]

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