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When to water change an aquarium

When To Water Change An Aquarium? (No, It Doesn’t Depend)

When to water change an aquarium? The answer is simple really. And don’t worry, I wont say “it depends” like every other article you’ve searched for today. W like to get straight to the point here! The simple, non complicated answer for when to water change an aquarium is when

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What causes micro bubbles aquarium

What Causes Micro Bubbles In Aquarium – (3 Easy Fixes)

Nobody likes Micro Bubbles! Because they can make your tank look dirty or cloudy when it really isn’t. But what causes micro bubbles in aquarium? Most of the time it’s your filter causing these bubbles. So I’m going to share with you 3 very easy ways of how to stop

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When to add dechlorinator during water change

When To Add Dechlorinator During Water Change? (Safely)

We already know the importance of adding dechlorinator to our tanks, but when to add dechlorinator during water change is also an important question. It is absolutely safe to add your dechlorinator like, Prime, Safe, or Stress Coat directly into your tank just before adding in your new tap water.

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internal parasites in fish treatment

Internal Parasites In Fish Treatment – A Last Resort

So you’ve tried it all. You’ve tried the General Cure, you’ve tried the Prozypro, you even tried my method of feeding Metroplex, but none have been effective for Internal Parasites in Fish Treatment. Your fish still has white stringy poop, still has sunken belly, still not eating, still has internal

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African Cichlid Algae Eaters

African Cichlid Algae Eaters – Best For Your Tank

Having the right kind of African Cichlid algae eaters could be the difference between life and death. And I mean that for both fish and algae. Most of us African Cichlid keepers know that the choices of tank mates for our guys are pretty slim. Usually African Cichlids are kept with

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Pot Scrubbers for bio media

Pot Scrubbers For Bio Media

A couple months ago I removed all the expensive bio media from both of my FX6’s filtering my 210G Overstocked African Cichlid Tank and replaced them with nothing but Pot Scrubbers for bio media. That’s insane right, what was I thinking…if you want to find out what happened to my

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Mixing African and American Cichlids

Mixing African and American Cichlids – (Can it be done?)

There’s some standards in this hobby, some “by the book rules”, some technical no no’s…but sometimes you’ll find that those rules, like Mixing African and American Cichlids, can be broken. Not every time, and not every rule. But sometimes, just sometimes…you can do whatever you want. So I’ve gotten a

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Water Changes Necessary

Aquarium Water Changes Necessary? – Yes, Here’s why

Are aquarium water changes necessary? Absolutely! If you’re still unsure about how important water changes are I’m going to assume you’re pretty new to the hobby, and if so, you’ve come to the right place. Water changes are the number 1 most important part of maintaining your aquarium. I’m sure

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HOB FIlter

HOB Filter – The Need To Know

Most beginners in the hobby start out with a Hang On Back Filter or HOB Filter for short. In this article you’ll learn more information about how they work, how to improve their functionality, and how to keep them clean and running efficiently.   HOB Filters HOB filters are great

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Aquarium Hobby

Aquarium Hobby – Top 3 Must Know

I remember a time when I was in the exact same spot you’re in right now. Researching my very first fish tank…Very exciting times! Well let me help welcome you to the aquarium hobby by giving you possibly the best value a beginner in the aquarium hobby needs. I’m going

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Sponge Filter

Sponge Filter – All You Need To Know (Multiple Benefits)

The Sponge Filter is a great tool in the aquarium hobby, so good that next time you walk into your local fish store pay attention to how many of their tanks use sponge filters…and there’s a reason for that. A sponge filter is a pretty simple piece of equipment. It’s

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Aquarium Wave Maker

Aquarium Wave Maker Position- (Better Than Bubbles)

So you’re interested in learning more about Aquarium Wave Makers…But why should you use a wave maker? What are the benefits? Are they better than bubblers? How long should they stay on for? Where would be the best place to put them in YOUR tank?…Don’t worry you came to the

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Fish Tank Ammonia

Fish Tank Ammonia – How to fix it right now (SIMPLE)

Fish Tank Ammonia is the number 1 killer of fish, especially in a new tank. If you have an ammonia spike I can help you resolve the problem right now! And hopefully save your fish in the process…In this article I’m going to give you the quick and easy fix!

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How often should you clean your FX6

How Often Do You Clean Your FX6?

The awesome Fluval FX6 canister filter is excellent for fish enthusiasts and people interested in the fish keeping hobby. The unique combination of trays allows for a variety of media enhancing its functionality and giving you crystal clear looking water. However, cleaning your FX6 setup is also crucial in keeping

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African Cichlids

African Cichlids – Top 10 Must Know

African Cichlids are very unique fresh water fish. So this article isn’t going to be some generic list of random aquarium knowledge that most of us aquarist already know…like add de-chlorinator to your tap water, or don’t over feed, or make sure your tank is cycled. African Cichlids are not

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Venting African Cichlids

Venting African Cichlids

Venting African Cichlids is the only way to accurately determine your fishes sex. How do you know if your fish is male or female? Because the guy at the pet store told you? Or the breeder you ordered from made sure he sent you what you asked for…. Well they

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African Cichlids

How to raise PH for African Cichlids

A common question when deciding to keep African Cichlids is how to raise PH for African Cichlids? African Cichlids are fish found in the African Great Lakes. Waters in these African lakes have a pH between 8.0 and 9.0. If you own an aquarium with African Cichlids, you can raise

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How does Fluval FX6 work

How does Fluval FX6 Work

The Fluval FX6 is a powerhouse of aquarium filtration. The internal pump has the ability to cycle through a staggering volume of water. This filter was designed by Fluval for use with larger aquariums as well as overstocked medium sized tanks as well. But how does Fluval FX6 work? The

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Pot Scrubbers for bio media

Pot Scrubbers For Bio Media

A couple months ago I removed all the expensive bio media from both of my FX6’s filtering my 210G Overstocked African Cichlid Tank and replaced them with nothing but Pot Scrubbers for bio media. That’s

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Kev

About Me

“I don’t want my fish to survive, I want them to THRIVE!”

I’ve had a passion for aquariums ever since my first Goldfish in a bowl! Through years of experience I’ve learned how to care and provide for my fish, spoiling them along the way! The joy of this hobby comes from knowing my fish are happy and healthy, growing and thriving. 

I’ve also learned that I have the ability to help others with their tanks and fish…and I’m happy to help! Welcome to the Site, hopefully you’ll find a topic that can guide you in your fish keeping journey. Thanks for visiting!

KaveMan Aquatics

African Cichlids

African Cichlids - Top 10 Must Know

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