algae control

  1. How to Gain Control of your Silicate Situation

    How to Gain Control of your Silicate Situation

    Silicon (Si) is one of the most abundant elements in the earth’s crust. Its present in many minerals like quartz sand, granite, and sandstone. The natural weathering of these minerals release...
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  2. How To Restore a Neglected Aquarium - Reviving a Reef

    How To Restore a Neglected Aquarium - Reviving a Reef

    No matter how much you enjoy the aquarium hobby, life sometimes demands a lot of your attention. It may be work-related, a family situation or some other important event. During those times you...
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  3. The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 3

    The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 3

    Let’s talk about the difference between fresh and saltwater algae scrubbers. They are different designs because the algal growth you get in each are different—so the layout of the...
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  4. The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 2

    The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 2

    Now let's answer the first question most aquarium folks have about algae scrubbers: Should you buy or build? Before the year 2010, there were not really any commercially available algae scrubbers...
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  5. The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 1

    The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 1

    Filtering your tank by using "algae to fight algae" has been gaining in popularity in the last few years. We are biased about this, because we invented the waterfall and upflow designs that everyone...
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  6. How to Lower Phosphates in a Reef Tank: Mastering Nutrient Control

    How to Lower Phosphates in a Reef Tank: Mastering Nutrient Control

    Phosphate has always been a hot topic with reef keepers. It’s in our tap water. It’s in fish and invert food.  Phosphate gets the blame for algae problems. Some say it even hurts...
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  7. How to Regenerate Your Filter Media (6x or more!) featuring Eric Cohen from Blue Life USA

    How to Regenerate Your Filter Media (6x or more!) featuring Eric Cohen from Blue Life USA

    https://mdshop.us/FxRegen Eric recently stopped by to chat with us about Blue Life's new line of regenerable resins which are an easy-to-use and cost-effective approach to aquarium filtration. In...
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  8. We Talk to Julian Sprung About His First Aquarium, Growing Algae To Filter Water, And The #1 Mistake Most Hobbyists Make

    We Talk to Julian Sprung About His First Aquarium, Growing Algae To Filter Water, And The #1 Mistake Most Hobbyists Make

    Julian Sprung Julian Sprung is an American writer on marine aquarium fishkeeping. He is an alumnus of the University of Florida where he studied zoology. Sprung has authored articles in aquarium...
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