Filtration

Phosban Reactor

How To Use Phosban Do you have Red Slime Algae or Green Hair Algae growing out of control? If you already use Reverse Osmosis water, maybe it is time to consider Phosban or GFO (Granular Ferric Oxide). Phosban helps by removing phosphates and heavy metals from the aquarium water that a variety of algae use …

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Wet Dry Filter

Wet Dry Filter FAQ One of the most important aspects of keeping an aquarium is filtration. Wet/Dry Filters with Bio-Balls are some of the most debated and popular products sold in fish specialty stores and online. But the question everyone asks is, “Do Bio-Balls and Wet/Dry Filters Work, or am I Wasting My Money?” About …

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Chaetomorpha

Are you looking for a more natural approach to a saltwater aquarium? Perhaps a Refugium is for you! A Refugium is a safe place where microorganisms called Copepods can grow and reproduce. These pods help break down detritus and feed on uneaten food. Popular macroalgae like Chaetomorpha and Caulerpa can be grown with an ordinary …

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Canister Filter

Aquarists converting from freshwater to saltwater seem to think that a Canister Filter is the ultimate in filtration for their saltwater aquarium. They have most likely gotten this idea because it is usually the most expensive aquarium filter at most fish stores and considered the best in freshwater aquarium filtration. In reality, a Canister Filter …

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