Common Miss Steps of Beginning Saltwater Aquarists

Keeping a marine aquarium healthy is no easy task. After all, you’re trying to recreate an entire ecosystem within the confines of a box often no bigger than your average piece of furniture. And it’s often not an exact science either. Even with all the knowledge available on the subject today there’s still no substitute for experience and a keen eye. Problem is experience and knowledge often only come after trying and failing a couple times first. To give you a leg up, here are some common miss steps beginning saltwater aquarists often make.   Rushing When it comes to … Continue reading

Common Problems And Solutions For Freshwater Aquariums

When it comes to aquariums problems are inevitable. Old or new, big or small- it doesn’t matter. Problems will appear. Finding the cause and fixing it before things get out of hand is key to long term success. They also present a good opportunity to learn a little more about how your aquarium functions and how to keep it healthier in the future. The majority of problems ultimately boil down to an issue with water quality. This isn’t surprising, as the water is pretty much the most important part of a successful aquarium setup. Nonetheless, just what exactly is wrong … Continue reading