Bacterial Bloom And High Ammonia – Don’t Panic (Easy Fix!)

First of all what I need you to do is settle down! Don’t panic. A bacterial bloom and high ammonia is easy to take care of and after this article you’re going to feel much better, I promise….ok, are we calm? Then Let’s go!   Bacterial Bloom In Aquarium A bacterial bloom can happen both […]

When To Add Bacteria To Aquarium – (Top 4 Times)

Bacteria in a Bottle

When to add bacteria to aquarium, there’s really only 4 distinct situations when you should add bacteria directly into your system. There’s also a very specific scenario when you shouldn’t be wasting your money. In this article we’ll cover them all. When To Add Bacteria To Aquarium During a brand new tank cycle When adding […]

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

When to water change an aquarium

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. We like to get straight to the point here! The simple, non complicated answer for when to water change an aquarium is when your nitrate levels reach about […]

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

What causes micro bubbles aquarium

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 those micro bubbles right now. […]

When To Add Dechlorinator During Water Change? (Safely)

When to add dechlorinator during water change

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. Even if there are fish […]

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 tank, then continue reading below! […]

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

Water Changes Necessary

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 you’ve already read a bunch […]

HOB Filter – The Need To Know

HOB FIlter

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 because of their convenience. They […]

Aquarium Hobby – Top 3 Must Know

Aquarium Hobby

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 to give you the top […]

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

Sponge Filter

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 a filter made out of […]