10 ways to fight red slime algae

Red Slime Algae Cyanobacteria

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What are Red Slime Algae? Red Slime Algae is the common name for an aquarium troublemaker otherwise known as red cyanobacteria. Since the term cyanobacteria sounds like either a bizarre Crayola Crayon color or the bacterial strain in a Michael Crichton novel (how’s that for a dated reference), the more popular term …

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Saltwater Aquarium Tips to Save You Some Money

5 Saltwater Aquarium Tips to Help You Save Money

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5 Saltwater Aquarium Tips to Help You Save Money The saltwater aquarium hobby is an expensive hobby–there is no hiding or avoiding that. But that doesn’t mean you have to waste money to enjoy it. Here are 5 tried-and-true saltwater aquarium tips to help you save money. 5. Switch to LED …

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this is what happens when you put 2 tangs together

This is why you don’t try to keep two tangs in the same tank

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This is why you don’t try to keep two tangs in the same tank. I took a trip to (what used to be) my favorite local fish store today. I felt like a kid on Christmas morning. I arrived at the store 10 minutes early and waited, in anticipation, for the …

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Rotifer culture equipment

Equipment Needed to Culture Saltwater Rotifers

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The first step to culturing saltwater rotifers at home is to obtain a starter culture.  If you can’t find a hobbyist (or breeder) growing rotifers locally, you can find them online—just type ‘rotifer cultures’ or ‘live rotifers’ into the GOOGLE search bar on the bottom left margin of this page, and …

Albert B Ulrich IIIEquipment Needed to Culture Saltwater Rotifers