Ah, now the picture above is the way we should feel when we view our aquariums: peaceful, relaxing, colourful and any other fitting words that can be thought of. Many aquarists do get this, including myself. Just sitting and looking, a great stress destroyer. Maintenance becomes more enjoyable, feeding theRead more →
Posts Tagged filtration
Live rock as we know is excellent at filtration within the aquarium as well as looking very natural.
Live rock rubble is a term which is heard of again and again and quite often people don’t really understand what it is and what it can be used for.
So what is it?
In the large containers either at the LFS or at the distributors where the live rock is cured prior to being made available for sale there are loads and loads of bits of live rock at the bottom of the containers.
This comes from bits of rock either becoming loosed and falling off, being knocked off during cleaning or some other method but over time there is quite a lot of rubble at the bottom of the container.Read more →
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.Read more →
Life on a reef in nature is a truly wonderful thing to behold. There are so many vibrant colours, so much movement and an enormous abundance of life that there is no small wonder that so many people all over the world are now keeping salt water based life in aquariums in their own homes.Read more →