Cleaning Components of Your Aquarium Based on Material Type

We’ll break down the best ways to clean components of your aquarium, based on the type of material it’s made of.

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How to Clean Sand or Gravel for the Aquarium

Dirty substrate before and after it is placed in the aquarium can be fixed easily. Here are a few tips on how to clean sand or gravel for the aquarium.

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Cleanup Crew Allstars Part 1: Invertebrates

An aquarium is a closed system. As you feed your fish, waste builds up. Filtration and water changes help, but one of the best things you can do for a saltwater aquarium is hire a clean up crew (CUC for short).

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Reuse Your Filter Media Over and Over (and Over) Again: We Talk To Eric Cohen About Blue Life USA’s New Regenerable Resin Line, Blue Fx

Blue Fx regenerable resins are an easy-to-use and cost-effective approach to aquarium filtration. All resins are regenerable 6 or more times with the Regen Fx Kit. Let’s look at each media and see which may be right for you.

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Musings on ReefStock’s Q&A Session With Vincent Chalias and Jake Adams: A Panel Discussion Featuring 9 Industry Professionals

We sent 6 questions the audience asked marine biologist Vincent Chalias and journalist Jake Adams at ReefStock 2018 to a group of aquarium industry professionals to get their opinions on a variety of topics.

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Do Algae Scrubbers Outperform Reactors and Refugiums? Yes Says Bryan of Santa Monica Filtration; See Positive Results In 1-3 Weeks

For the past decade, Bryan from Santa Monica Filtration has been perfecting his algae turf scrubbers so hobbyists can achieve natural macroalgal filtration like you’ll find in the world’s oceans, reefs, rivers, and lakes.

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4 Genius Ways to Use a Canister Filter with Your Reef Aquarium

We thought it would be great to show you guys that Canister filters still have some wonderful applications for your reef tank outside of being the main filtration method.

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How to Clean Filter Socks So You Can Reuse Them Over and Over Again

The basic idea of filter socks is that your water will drain through them and the large debris will be pulled out before it moves through your sump or filtration and breakdown into harmful chemicals.

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Cool Aquarium Products You May Not Know About, But Should! – VOLUME 1

We’ve compiled a list of our favorite unique and helpful aquarium tools you may not even know even existed which are certain to make your life and maintaining a tank a easier.

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How To Maintain Your Reverse Osmosis System to Ensure Optimal Water Purity and Production

We look at the main serviceable components of an RO/DI system and explain how to service each part. If you take good care of your RO filter, it will always provide pure water when you need it!

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