Posts Tagged Water

Aquarium Water Is Just Water Right – Wrong!

When keeping an aquarium – be this coldwater, freshwater, marine etc then there is one thing you are definitely going to need other than the aquarium – water! Sound obvious doesn’t it? Well let’s face it if we don’t put water in the aquarium nothing is going to survive is

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Remember To Test The Output From Your RO Unit

Not more testing! Those aquarists with a reef aquarium will no doubt feel that they do enough already. The testing here is not of the aquarium seawater, it’s what goes into the aquarium in the form of routine seawater changes and evaporation top-ups. These routine seawater changes are designed to

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The Calcium Reactor – When To Decide If You Need One Or Not

There is a variety of equipment to assist in the maintenance of a marine aquarium. Some are essential such as the heater/thermostat, others are supportive for example the auto top-up system. The calcium reactor is often supportive, but in some circumstances it can be argued that it is essential. First

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Aquarium Equipment – The Peristaltic Pump

Aquarists use different types of equipment to assist in the running of their aquariums. These can be very important ‘must haves’ such as a protein skimmer and circulation pumps, or labour saving devices such as an automated evaporation top-up device or calcium reactor. One piece of labour saving equipment is

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Protect Your Livestock By Using Two Heaters

Whatever the size of the marine aquarium, it represents a fair financial investment. That’s just the system comprised of aquarium and support devices. Then there’s the livestock, which again requires a sizeable financial outlay. It is necessary to protect the livestock in as many ways as possible, first because it

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