Skimmers

  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. How Ozonizers Work and How to Set one Up

    How Ozonizers Work and How to Set one Up

    Aquamaxx Tech O3 Ozonizer Ozone, when used properly, is one of the best methods of improving water quality. An ozonizer is a piece of equipment which produces ozone that is capable of reducing or...
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Best Budget Skimmers: Our Top Picks

    Best Budget Skimmers: Our Top Picks

    Best Budget Skimmers While there is no shortage of expensive aquarium supplies to splurge on, it is still possible to be an aquarium hobbyist on a budget. One of the equipment categories that can...
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  7. 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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  8. Best Protein Skimmers: Our Top Picks

    Best Protein Skimmers: Our Top Picks

    Best of Protein Skimmers Ask any reefer the one aquarium accessory that they cannot live without. I’m willing to bet most would say their protein skimmers. Behind every great reef...
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