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A Little Introduction to the Walstad Planted Aquarium Method

Forging a Better Future For Coral Reefs

Forging a Better Future For Coral Reefs

  • Brennen Lahn
  • 3 months ago

Reef aquariums have come a long way in a very short amount of time. Whether it’s the technology behind them or the plethora of information continuing to enter the hobby. We all want to create an aquarium that can give viewers a glimpse into what a thriving natural coral reef looks like. While general interest […]





We’re mad for Jimmy’s photography skills

We’re mad for Jimmy’s photography skills

  • MetroKat
  • Apr 22, 2020

Jimmy is a fish nerd like the rest of us, but he also gets to play with some mighty cool cameras and equipment. One glance at his Instagram and you won’t want to click away. We had a chance to chat with Jimmy about his mad photography skills for our community spotlight feature on the freshwater hobby.


The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 3

The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 3

  • Jeff Johnston
  • Jun 7, 2019

Filtering your tank using “algae to fight algae” has gained popularity in recent years. In Part 3 of a multi-part series, we discuss the similarities and differences of freshwater and saltwater scrubbers. This guest post was researched and written by our friends at Santa Monica Filtration.


DrTim’s Aquatics Recipes for Success: Fishless Cycling a New Aquarium (Using One and Only, Ammonium Chloride, and First Defense)

DrTim’s Aquatics Recipes for Success: Fishless Cycling a New Aquarium (Using One and Only, Ammonium Chloride, and First Defense)

  • Jeff Johnston
  • May 20, 2019

The “fishless cycle” is designed to establish biological filtration before any marine life is added. This method relies on a higher initial ammonia dose to “force feed” the bacteria and develop a substantial biofilter before adding livestock.



The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 2

The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 2

  • Jeff Johnston
  • Apr 12, 2019

Filtering your tank using “algae to fight algae” has gained popularity in recent years. In Part 2 of a multi-part series, we discuss the pros and cons of buying an algae scrubber vs. building one. This guest post was researched and written by our friends at Santa Monica Filtration.


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