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Marine Aquarium – Big Is Better?

Marine Aquarium – Big Is Better?

Not too long ago I had the pleasure of visiting Dubai, a warm and modern country. It boasts the tallest building in the world, the biggest shopping mall in the world and within the mall the biggest aquarium in the world. Without a doubt an aquarium like

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The Aquarium Shop Can Advise Everything?

The Aquarium Shop Can Advise Everything?

Any potential marine aquarist could easily consider that the best source for advice when a marine aquarium is being considered is the dealer. This is completely understandable – who do we ask when there’s a problem with the car or TV or we want advice on a

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The One That Went Missing

We moved address and I had to close my reef aquarium. It was a sad but necessary action. At the new address, once all the seemingly never ending jobs after a house move has occurred had been done, my thoughts turned to another reef aquarium. This one,

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Seawater Changing – Always The Same?

  As has been repeated so many times before, seawater quality is the number one requirement for a successful marine aquarium. Having said that, is there any variation on the change regime? For a new marine aqurium the guideline amount to change is 10% of the net

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A Large Aquarium Re-Start

There are all sorts of aquarium sizes that are kept at home, though none as large as can be seen at a public aquarium as far as I know. Successful small aquariums from the very small 10 gallons to the larger 50 gallons, fish only or reef,

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How About An Apple?

Most marine aquarists are only too happy to have something different in their aquariums, as long as that something fits in with the current population. The apple being talked of here is the Sea Apple which is definitely different! As can be seen it’s colourful too. An

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Breeding Seahorses

Despite the fact that more advanced marine aquarists visit Aquaristsonline in increasing numbers the website was originally targeted at beginners. Nothing has changed, so why is anything being written about breeding which is in the area of the more advanced among us? The answer is that earlier,

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Interesting Maybe, But It Doesn’t Matter

Interesting? O3        +  NO2 ………> O2         + NO3 (Ozone + Nitrite ………> Oxygen + Nitrate) Could be, but in the majority of cases the answer is no. A potential marine aquarist or even an existing one keeping a reef or fish only system is likely to shy

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The Seahorse Aquarium

These delightful creatures when seen in a shop ‘for sale’ aquarium could be like a magnet. Children in particular could pester their parents ‘Oh, please get one, please!’ However discipline needs to be applied. As with any other type of livestock, seahorses require and deserve a correct

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An Attached Quarantine Tank

Having a quarantine tank is generally accepted as ‘a good thing’. Strangely, the majority of marine aquarists don’t use one, instead throwing caution to the winds or at least relying on good luck. Perhaps they obtain their fish from sources where they are guaranteed to have been

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