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Wall Aquarium – A Good Idea?

Wall Aquarium – A Good Idea?

A wall aquarium, mmm. In itself it could seem a bit tricky and difficult to achieve but at the same time a really decorous way of doing things. Well, both of these thoughts are correct but installing a wall aquarium is not as difficult as it could appear especially to

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I Can’t Afford Live Rock, Am I Being Cruel?

I Can’t Afford Live Rock, Am I Being Cruel?

It’s exciting, setting up a new marine aquarium and at the same time it can be frustrating as there is a fair amount to sort out. Initially it can be confusing obtaining the information on this and that and what is actually needed followed by the actual size required. We

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Acrylic Aquariums – Do It Yourself

Aquarists have a choice of aquarium construction material. There’s glass which is probably the most popular, then acrylic. Aquariums can also be constructed from plywood with a suitable lining. Glass is the material usually targeted when DIY is involved. However, is it possible to use acrylic? The answer is ‘of

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Save Money and Have Fun By Making Your Own Live Rock

Live rock is a wonderful bio-filtration media. The shapes of the individual rocks are attractive and very useful in the construction of an ‘open’ reef structure. There is a disadvantage however, and that is cost. Though different types of live rock vary in weight, this weight causes transportation to be

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