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  1. Trick-Out My Tank Part One: AquaMaxx 12 Gallon Long Aquarium.

    Trick-Out My Tank Part One: AquaMaxx 12 Gallon Long Aquarium.

    Trick Out My Tank Part One Everyday we receive questions about aquarium accessories and how they will fit on our customers tanks. So, we thought it would be a good idea to feature some of the best...
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  2. Wet vs. Dry Skimming; a Foam Preference - Which is Better?

    Wet vs. Dry Skimming; a Foam Preference - Which is Better?

    Before getting into the wet vs dry skimming debate, it helps to have a brief review of why we use protein skimmers on reef aquariums. Aquariums are closed aquatic systems. There is a constant input...
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  3. 4th Pillar of Reef Keeping - Chasing Coral Color & Growth

    4th Pillar of Reef Keeping - Chasing Coral Color & Growth

    In the previous articles of Chasing Color, Not Numbers we discussed the importance of Lighting, Water Flow, and Nutrition in relation to coral health and coloration. In this final article we’ll...
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  4. Protein Skimmer Types, Installation, and How to Maintain Them

    Protein Skimmer Types, Installation, and How to Maintain Them

    If your return pump is the heart of the aquarium, then the protein skimmer is probably comparable to its digestive track. Protein skimmers churn water while being fed air chopped up by its pump's...
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  5. Best Filter Media: Our Top Picks

    Best Filter Media: Our Top Picks

    Best Filter Media Selecting the proper filter media for a saltwater aquarium will be one of the most important decisions to make when keeping up with your tank maintenance. Filter media has a...
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  6. The Best Hang-On-Back Aquarium Accessories

    The Best Hang-On-Back Aquarium Accessories

    Best Hang-On-Back Aquarium Equipment Oftentimes, drilling an aquarium can cause more stress than it’s even worth. Without a sump, hobbyists must be creative in finding accessories that can...
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  7. 6 Steps to Improve Water Quality in Your Aquarium

    6 Steps to Improve Water Quality in Your Aquarium

    As a dedicated aquarist you want to keep your aquarium looking great with healthy fish, plants, corals and other aquatic species you’re keeping. If you’re like me, I’m always on the...
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  8. The Best Aquarium Canister Filters: Our Top Picks

    The Best Aquarium Canister Filters: Our Top Picks

    Best of Canister Filters Aquarium filtration has come a long way in the past few years. Canister filters still remain one of the top options to keep your tanks clean and clear. While they have...
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