algae control

How to Gain Control of your Silicate Situation

One of the most abundant elements on earth, silicon in its soluble form (silicate) can contribute to diatom outbreaks. So…

How To Restore a Neglected Aquarium – Reviving a Reef

Life sometimes demands a lot of your attention, and your reef pays the price. With a little effort, restoring a…

Getting Rid of Algae in the Freshwater Aquarium

Nuisance algae can be unsightly and hard to control in any tank, for any aquarist. So we have gathered some…

The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 3

Filtering your tank using “algae to fight algae” has gained popularity in recent years. In Part 3 of a multi-part…

The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 2

Filtering your tank using “algae to fight algae” has gained popularity in recent years. In Part 2 of a multi-part…

The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 1

Filtering your aquarium by using “algae to fight algae” has gained popularity in recent years. In Part 1 of a…

How to Lower Phosphates in a Reef Tank: Mastering Nutrient Control

Phosphate has always been a hot topic with reef keepers. It’s in our tap water. It’s in fish and invert…

We Talk to Julian Sprung About His First Aquarium, Growing Algae To Filter Water, And The #1 Mistake Most Hobbyists Make

Julian Sprung is one of our favorite writers about all things aquaria. He co-founded a company you probably know called…

How To Control Algae in Marine Aquariums

While algae seems like a nuisance to most aquarists, it is a natural part of the marine environment, like fish…