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  1. How to Keep Cool for Summer, Part 1: Top Heat Contributors to Tanks

    How to Keep Cool for Summer, Part 1: Top Heat Contributors to Tanks

    As the Summer season approaches, you’re probably looking forward to getting outside enjoying the warm weather. But for many aquarists Summertime brings elevated aquarium temperatures, sometimes...
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  2. How to Size Bulkhead Fittings - Plumbing Basics, Part 2

    How to Size Bulkhead Fittings - Plumbing Basics, Part 2

    In Part 1 of this series on PVC basics we reviewed a brief history of PVC and explained how PVC pipe is sized and matched to the correct fittings. In this installment we’ll take a look at...
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  3. PVC - Plumbing Basics, Part 1 - What you Should Know

    PVC - Plumbing Basics, Part 1 - What you Should Know

    If you’ve got a reef or advanced freshwater aquarium, chances are there are some PVC components somewhere in the filtration system. PVC pipe, elbows and other fittings are used in protein...
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  4. The Best Aquarium Powerheads: Our Top Picks

    The Best Aquarium Powerheads: Our Top Picks

    Best Aquarium Powerheads Having adequate flow in your tank display is crucial for all freshwater, planted, saltwater and reef aquariums. It helps to keep the water oxygenated for fish species and...
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  5. Setting Up a Nano Tank: When Big isn't an Option

    Setting Up a Nano Tank: When Big isn't an Option

    NUVO Fusion Peninsula 14 Pro - AIO 14 Gallon Aquarium Bundle - Innovative Marine Sometimes owning a larger reef tank is just not in the cards. Maybe your apartment building won't allow anything...
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  6. Best Aquarium Return Pumps: Our Top Picks

    Best Aquarium Return Pumps: Our Top Picks

    Best of Return Pumps Having the proper flow and water turnover rate is one of the most crucial aspects of setting up an aquarium for success. What once was a relatively easy choice to make has...
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  7. Plan Ahead for Aquarium Emergencies

    Plan Ahead for Aquarium Emergencies

    You’ve probably heard the old saying “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” It may seem like a cliché but it’s really true. Hopefully you have a spare tire and jack in...
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  8. Ready to Move Into a Bigger Tank? Tips to Prep for the New Tank

    Ready to Move Into a Bigger Tank? Tips to Prep for the New Tank

    Getting a new larger tank is like Christmas and a birthday both coming at once, for you and your fish. Bigger tanks offer more swimming and growing space for your resident fish collection, room to...
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