Archive for the Filters Category

Aquarium Filter Media – Is There Such A Thing As The Best One

The function of the filtration is to ensure that the relevant nutrients in the water are processed. These nutrients occur due to the inhabitants being kept in a closed environment – the aquarium. Of course life in the ocean also creates waste yet the ocean is so vast that the

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Is There Such A Thing As The Best Aquarium Filter?

Filtration in the marine aquarium supports the number one requirement, and that is water quality. Whether the system is a fish only aquarium or reef aquarium, water quality is paramount. The next most important requirement is lighting for a reef aquarium. The question here is a little too general. Are

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Why Is Aquarium Filtration Such A Hot Topic

The marine aquarium hobby was once viewed as very hard, very expensive, and needing a touch of magic. The first two were correct, but not the latter, that simply being how it probably appeared to anyone not in the hobby but perhaps with a spattering of knowledge. There was little knowledge of the needs of captive marine life, and for the most part (the biggest most part) only very hardy life in very small numbers survived for any length of time, and that was usually measured in months.

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The Canister Filter – Any Use In The Marine Aquarium?

The canister filter has been in use for decades. Freshwater aquarists were the first to make use of them and they still do. Then along came the marine aquarium and the canister filter was employed to support those to. Canister filters have been around for so long that they are now very dependable and failures are rare.

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