Posts Tagged Water

Marine Aquarium Equipment – The No. 1

The aquarist nowadays has quite a choice of support equipment available. All this aquarium equipment, along with routine seawater changes, makes keeping high quality seawater easier. This is very important for the livestock be they fish or corals or whatever. ‘High quality seawater’ means something a little different to each

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Why The Emphasis On Seawater Movement?

Seawater quality is a high priority in a marine system, and without it the aquarist is going to have niggles and problems. Maintaining seawater quality nowadays is easier with all the technical support equipment available, for example the protein skimmer and the high quality dry salt mixes that are commercially

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Brine Shrimp – Any Use In The Marine Aquarium?

Several different foods suitable for marine livestock could be used for overall feeding and this variation is a good thing, as it increases the chances of fish etc ingesting all that they need. Whatever food is used, it should be marked as ‘marine’ – flake food for example. The aquarist

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Re-iterating The Importance Of Aquarium Water Movement

Seawater that is not moving or sluggish could be close to ‘dead’. In that condition it is not going to carry out the important functions that are necessary. I remember once reading in a marine hobby book that the aquarist needn’t worry too much about fish and seawater movement, the

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Water Changes – Why Are They Performed

Part of all aquarists maintenance routine should be performing a water change on the aquarium. Water changes are not just limited to saltwater aquarium – all home aquariums have a requirement for their water to be changed. I was doing my water change today as part of my weekly maintenance

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Should You Use Glass Covers On An Aquarium?

Those aquarists who purchased a ready built aquarium will possibly find that glass covers are built in. They will either be ‘lift-out’ or sliding. The aquarium that’s been individually assembled by the aquarist has covers or not – another decision to be made. If it is a fish only aquarium

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