Tank Temperatures – What Is Too Hot? – What Is Too Cold?
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Tank Temperatures – What Is Too Hot? – What Is Too Cold?

Many aquarists ask, what is the optimal temperature for my saltwater aquarium? Unfortunately, there is not simple, straight forward answer to this question. The choice of temperatures in…

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Curing Nuisance Green Hair Algae in Your Saltwater Aquarium
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Curing Nuisance Green Hair Algae in Your Saltwater Aquarium

Simply put, if what you are seeing in your saltwater aquarium is a green, feathery looking mass, it is probably Green Hair Algae. Nuisance Green Macroalgae will help you…

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How to Reduce High Toxic Nitrates Quickly & Efficiently
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How to Reduce High Toxic Nitrates Quickly & Efficiently

High nitrate accumulation, sometimes referred to as old tank syndrome, can be a common problem for long time aquaria keepers. It usually occurs when regular maintenance and water…

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Red Slime Algae (Cyanobacteria) Description
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Red Slime Algae (Cyanobacteria) Description

Red slime algae is actually not a “true” algae at all but classified as cyanobacteria. Often considered to be the evolutionary link between bacteria and algae, cyanobacteria are…

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What Should You Name Your Pet Fish?
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What Should You Name Your Pet Fish?

You’ve built your aquarium and stocked it with fish. Now, what shall you name them? Unlike a dog, they are unlikely to respond to a name. You’ll have…

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Control Algae in Your Saltwater Aquarium
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Control Algae in Your Saltwater Aquarium

Are you having trouble with excessive amounts of red slime, blue-green, cyanobacteria (brown diatom), green hair, bubble or other type of algae growth in your aquarium? There are a number of factors to consider…

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Reef Safe Saltwater Aquarium Fish
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Reef Safe Saltwater Aquarium Fish

Not all marine aquarium fish are “reef safe.” Many saltwater fish will tear up corals, consume fish, and otherwise destroy other tank inhabitants. The marine fish species listed…

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Eliminating Aiptasia Anemones From Saltwater Aquariums
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Eliminating Aiptasia Anemones From Saltwater Aquariums

One way to kill and get rid of prolific and pesky aiptasia sea anemones in a saltwater aquarium is by means of injecting them with any of the…

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How to Grow Coralline Algae in a Saltwater Aquarium
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How to Grow Coralline Algae in a Saltwater Aquarium

  Encrusting Coralline Algae is what gives many saltwater aquariums their color and a good covering is the goal of most marine aquarists. Coralline Algae exists in a…

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Reef Tank Janitors
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Reef Tank Janitors

Hermit crabs and snails are usually the first janitors that aquarists place in their aquariums because they are some of the best animals to have for controlling common…

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