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Marine Aquarium Protein Skimmers

A protein skimmer is a filtration device used in marine tanks (they do not work in freshwater) which employ a chamber with a column of fine bubbles. Surface tension attracts organic waste to the ..
(March 10, 2008)
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Aquarium Lamp, Bulb Types

This article will discuss some of the more common aquarium lights (lamps) available as well as a few that are not as well known such as the SHO and T2 bulbs/fixtures. Common aquarium bulbs include ..
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Spirulina Algae As A Fish Food For Freshwater And Marine Fish ..

WHAT IS SPIRULINA ALGAE? Spirulina is a planktonic blue-green algae found in warm water alkaline volcanic lakes and is rich in raw protein and seven major vitamins: A1, B1, B2, B6, B12 (one of the ..
(June 19, 2007)
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Blue Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) in Aquariums

Question: What can be done about Blue- green algae blooms in aquariums? Answer: We have a lot of Blue Green algae problems in the lakes here in Oregon (it is not even a true algae, rather modified ..
(April 16, 2007)
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Aquarium Water Conditioners - Their Ingredients And Functions

AQUARIUM WATER CONDITIONERS; their ingredients (where available), what chemical functions they perform and uses based on my opinions of each based on using these products in a professional capacity ..
(April 10, 2007)
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Sponge Filter - A Good Filter For A Small Betta Tank Or Bowl

QUESTION: I am looking for a filter for my small betta tank, it is about 3 gallons. I have been told that sponge filters are a good filter here, but I also was told about under gravel filters. Also ..
(March 27, 2007)
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Trematodes and Nematodes in Fish (Flukes and Internal Round ..

Trematodes and Nematodes in Fish (Flukes and Internal Round Worms); basics, Identification, and treatment in aquarium and pond fish. TREMATODES: The trematodes belong to the Animal Kingdom Phylum ..
(March 26, 2007)
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Question and Answers about pH and KH problems in Rift Lake ..

Question: One of these days I'm going to write down the chemistry for pH, kH and GH and maybe I will remember it, eventually. But for now I new some advice. I got many good suggestions on my fairly ..
(February 25, 2007)
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Neon Tetra Disease in Freshwater Aquariums

Neon Tetra Disease This term is often a catch all name for diseases of Neon Tetras specifically and many other fish as well. The usual cause is by a Sporozoan (parasitic spore-forming protozoan ..
(February 21, 2007)
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Identification and Treatment of Dropsy in Freshwater Aquarium ..

Question about Dropsy: I posted about a female Siamese fighting fish (Betta) that appeared to have dropsy a few weeks ago. I treated her twice with Maracyn. After the swelling didn't start to go ..
(February 15, 2007)
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Aquarium Plants - Proper Care - CO2 - Ferts - Substrate - and ..

*Proper Lighting: 3-4 watts per gallon is a VERY basic principle, there is a lot more that goes into the equation than this. A couple is the light spectrum and temperature; Photosynthesis takes place .
(February 13, 2007)
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Aqaurium Heaters; Preset (Thermostatic) vs. Non-Preset ..

There are two basic types of aquarium heater (and a sub type) Another term for the automatic heater is a Non-Preset Heaters, while the Thermostatic heater is also referred to as a Preset Heater. ..
(January 23, 2007)
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