Tank Specific

  1. Wrasse Species Spotlight - What to Know about Keeping Them

    Wrasse Species Spotlight - What to Know about Keeping Them

    When it comes to adding color to your fish tank, Wrasses are an excellent option. In the wild they are considered a very diverse group of fish that can be found along shallow reefs as well as at...
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  2. How to Choose the Right Valve - Plumbing Basics, Part 3

    How to Choose the Right Valve - Plumbing Basics, Part 3

    Valves are an important component in aquarium filtration systems. They start, stop, and regulate the flow of water and prevent leaks in case of emergency or maintenance tasks. You’ll find...
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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. 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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  5. 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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  6. Top Causes of Fish Death in the Aquarium

    Top Causes of Fish Death in the Aquarium

    The death of a fish in the aquarium can stir up many emotions including sadness, anger, and frustration whether it was prized or not. Few fish die of old age and many fish die shortly after...
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  7. Common Nuisance Algae and How to Treat Them

    Common Nuisance Algae and How to Treat Them

    Algae can enter your aquarium from introduced rocks, sand or frags, and when the conditions are right, algae will take advantage and become a nuisance, if left unchecked. Here are some of the most...
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  8. Salinity Meter: Calibration and How to Care for One

    Salinity Meter: Calibration and How to Care for One

    Hanna Instruments Salinity Tester (HI98319), Apex Salinity Probe / Lab Grade Conductivity Probe and IceCap Salinity/Temperature Digital Pocket Tester In a previous article we explained how to use a...
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