Bow Front Aquarium–Glass Aquarium

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One question I get when people see my aquarium is, “I’m thinking about getting a bow front aquarium–do you like yours?” So I thought I’d explore the options when selecting a bow front aquarium and share my experiences with you here. Let’s start with some of the basics What is a …

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Aquarium gravel vacuum & water change siphon product review

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Aquarium gravel vacuum & water change  siphon product review It’s always a great feeling, when you find a box from Amazon on your doorstep when you get home–even if it is just a gravel vacuum. The auto-siphon bulb on my Aqueon auto-siphon aquarium gravel vacuum cleaner stopped working. I had this …

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Best Aquarium Reactor Brand

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What is an Aquarium Reactor? An aquarium reactor is an optional piece of aquarium equipment that adds automation and improvement to the process of providing clean, healthful water to your aquarium inhabitants. Think of it as part of the filtration system, by which you keep the aquarium water in tip top …

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Innovative Marine AccuDrip Acclimator Product Review

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Product Review: The AccuDrip Acclimator by Innovative Marine A simple but helpful little gadget. Shop for the AccuDrip on Amazon.com. This is a small exaggeration, but the Innovative Marine AccuDrip Acclimator is one of my favorite aquarium gadgets under $15. Elegantly simple and makes one of the most exciting times in the hobby …

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A hot week and a hard lesson in coral heat stress

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That is a quote from a  Dr. Foster’s article–and right now, it feels like the understatement of the century (hows that for an exaggeration). My story starts a couple of weeks ago, when my tank experienced a relatively sudden temperature change that put stress on my tank and caused me to …

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5 Best Selling Saltwater Aquarium Products

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5 Best Selling Saltwater Aquarium Products Are you itching to buy a best selling saltwater aquarium product for your tank? Want to know what other blog readers are buying for their saltwater aquarium?  I have to admit, I was curious to see what other people are buying–and now that I know, …

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Reef Aquarium Gloves Product Review

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Reef Aquarium Gloves Product Review: This may be a first time for me to ever say this–and it might even be the first time this has ever been stated in the English language, but I’m excited about a new pair of gloves I just bought. They are bright yellow gloves, …

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best protein skimmer brands

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Best Protein Skimmer Brands A product review of the most popular brands of saltwater protein skimmer available for the reef aquarium As technology continues to improve, it becomes a little bit easier for us to maintain ideal conditions for our reef tanks. But as our reef aquarium equipment improves, our options …

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7 Exciting Reef Tank Gadgets

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7 Exciting Reef Tank Gadgets For most of us, reefkeeping brings a sense of immense joy and reward, quickly translating into a lifetime love for the hobby.We love our technology aquarium equipment and reef tank gadgets almost as much as our fishy (and coral) friends. Even so, the art of aquatics is undoubtedly one …

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Emergency Situation # 3: Aquarium Power Failure

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This is the third article in the Emergency Situation series. Click here to see Emergency Situation # 1 or Emergency Situation # 2. The basic premise is that I’m simulating a saltwater aquarium emergency, in order to figure out how I would handle it and if I need to get …

Albert B Ulrich IIIEmergency Situation # 3: Aquarium Power Failure