Best Aquarium Air Pump

Best Aquarium Air Pump – 2022 Reviews and Guide

Aquarium Air Pumps are great tools for adding oxygen in your aquarium. They are simple, cheap, easy to install and operate, and readily available to purchase. They also can really come in handy in the event of a power outage. I feel every freshwater tank should have an air pump solution. Air pumps are great for your display tank as a source of oxygen delivery. They are also great for backup purposes in the event of a power outage.

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Best Aquarium Return Pumps (2022 Reviews 🏅) – AC vs DC Pumps

Following up our Best Aquarium Wavemakers Review post, it would be natural for me to write about the best aquarium return pumps next. Return pumps are an essential component for many fish tanks. They are used in all-in-one tanks, water changing stations, and in aquariums sumps or refugium sumps. It is the heart of the aquarium and thus the very piece of equipment in your setup that you do not want to fail. You can argue that next to an Aquarium Heater, a failed return pump can be disastrous not only for your livestock, but to your home in the event of a flood or leak.

The goal with this post is not to point you to the cheapest aquarium return pumps or the most expensive ones. I’m going to point you to the highest quality and reliable pumps available today on the market. This is a component of your system that you should not skim on. You want an aquarium return pump to last forever, be quiet, and to be relevantly maintenance free.

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Gold Fish Tank

Goldfish Tank – Your Guide To Successful Goldfish Care

The Goldfish is one of the most popular fish in our aquarium hobby. It may even have been the first fish you had when you first got introduced to aquariums. You may have even come across this article thinking about setting up a Goldfish tank for the first time or for a loved one. They really are an amazing fish that are also easily misunderstood. Because they are usually a first-time fish, a number of us enter into Goldfish care and keeping with little knowledge on what is needed to have them thrive.

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Betta Fish Care

Betta Fish Care – Create A Thriving Betta Tank

The Betta Fish for some of us fish keepers was our first experience with a pet fish. It was our introduction into this wonderful world of aquarium keeping. Betta Fish after all have a lot going for them that make them great pets. They have a great personality and come in a variety of colors. They can exist in smaller tanks and can be relatively hardy as long as the environment is properly cared for. 

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Best LED Lighting For Reef Tanks

Best LED Lighting For Reef Tanks – (2022 Reviews 🏅) & Guide

LED lighting systems are the rage these days for Reef Tanks. It makes a lot of sense why. The best LED lighting systems will have a lot of user friendly features like timers, ramp up and ramp down features, the ability to adjust spectrum, and multiple mount options. The main attraction for LED though, is the power savings features. LEDs are a lot more energy efficient than traditional T5s and metal halides.

In today’s post, I’m going to go through the best LED lighting for Reef Tanks. I will break what these systems are best for, what they are good and not good at, and offer our recommended picks. The end goal is to provide the necessary information you need to make an informed decision as to what is the best LED lighting system for you. Let’s get started!

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Dutch Aquascape

Dutch Aquascape – How To And Guide On Dutch Style Aquariums

I continue our Aquascaping series with the Dutch Aquascape this week. Also known as the Dutch Style Aquarium or Dutch Style Aquascape, this style is considered one of the more pure and more maintenance intensive styles in our hobby. Its tradition dates back further than the Iwagumi Aquascape before hardscaping really became a major factor in aquascape. If you are looking for an eye popping aquascaping style that is very colorful and plant only, this is the style you are looking for. 

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Saltwater Algae Eaters

Algae Eaters – The 7 Best For Your Saltwater Tank

Today’s post is about Algae eaters for your saltwater tank. Before we get into our list of 5 best, I want to talk about the 3 key steps in implementing an algae control system. When most people have an outbreak, the first thing one might do is buy livestock to fix the issue. However, livestock is not the fix, but actually the control. Livestock controls algae and prevention measures fix outbreaks. Knowing prevention, the types of algae, and how to combat them will ensure that you implement the right algae control measures in your tank 

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Best Reef Safe Fish

Best Reef Safe Fish (2022 Reviews) – Top 11 For Any Reef Tank

When going to a local fish store (LFS), it can be always tempting to impulse buy a fancy looking fish that you have never seen or heard of before.  Listed below are best reef safe fish fish that are best suited for virtually any community and reef setup.  Equipment is important for this hobby, but proper fish selection is critical for success.  I always would find it frustrating to see LFS sell fish that are for advanced fish keepers or not suited to the tank of the buyer (*cough* Tangs).  In a later post, I will go through the top 10 saltwater aquarium fish you should avoid.

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Best Aquarium Plant Fertilizer

Best Aquarium Plant Fertilizer (2022 REVIEWS 🏅) – Feed Your Plants Right!

Fertilizers for aquarium plants can get overly complex with all the products out there and lot of information about all the plant requirements. My hope today is to simplify and educate then provide several products that will help you along the way. 

Aquarium fertilizers play an important part in aquarium plant health. It’s all about balance your marco and micro levels and find the right mix of supplementation based on your tank size and bioload. Let’s start with explanations first then recommendation fertilizers.

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