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Is A Curved Glass Aquarium A Good Idea?

Some know the curved glass aquarium as ‘bow fronted.’ It is certainly different to a standard aquarium. The front pane bends outwards, making the front panel convex. In a way, it is a bit like reversed cinemascope. These aquariums are usually more expensive than the standard types, for the obvious

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Which Is Better – An Acrylic Or Glass Aquarium?

The aquarist when listing the equipment required for a marine system obviously runs into the aquarium questions. These are, first, what size is it going to be, then what shape is it going to be? There may be similar considerations for a sump if one is going to be used.

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What Are The Benefits Of An Above Tank Refugium

A refugium as discussed previously are exceptionally useful to assist in the control of nitrates, phosphates and other nutrients in the aquarium. For those who have not read our previous articles in relation to this subject a [tag-self]refugium[/tag-self] is basically another aquarium, normally external to the display aquarium where macro

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Closed Loop Circulation – How Hard Is It To Install

Creating good water movement in the aquarium is required in order for the [tag-self]aquarium filtration[/tag-self] (if live rock is used) to be both efficient and effective, for the correct oxygenation to occur and for the transport of both food and waste around the aquarium. A lot of aquarists simply utilise

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