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  1. A Beginner's Guide To Saltwater Aquariums - Biological Filtration

    What Is Biological Filtration & Is It Important for a New Saltwater Aquarium? Ep: 21

    Let bacteria do the work for you! Learn how to create a successful biological filter in your aquarium.
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  2. "The Nitrogen Cycle In Your Aquarium | Ultimate Beginner Series

    "The Nitrogen Cycle In Your Aquarium | Ultimate Beginner Series

    In Week 18 of this Beginner's Guide series, Matthew (of MyFirstFishTank.com) is gonna drop some serious knowledge on The Nitrogen Cycle and its role in your aquarium. When familiar with this...
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  3. Liquid Carbon Dosing Breakdown: Why and How to do It

    Liquid Carbon Dosing Breakdown: Why and How to do It

    At some point of keeping our aquariums we may have overheard someone from the reefing community talk about carbon dosing. They may say they're adding vinegar to their tank or even vodka. Yes, vodka!...
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  4. DrTim’s Aquatics Recipes for Success: Fishless Cycling a New Aquarium (Using One and Only, Ammonium Chloride, and First Defense)

    DrTim’s Aquatics Recipes for Success: Fishless Cycling a New Aquarium (Using One and Only, Ammonium Chloride, and First Defense)

    Cycling an aquarium is a concept we've covered before. Twice this year, in fact, with a video release by our staff and a blog post shortly thereafter by Dr. Tim himself, Dr. Timothy A. Hovanec. Maybe...
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  5. DrTim's Aquatics Recipes for Success: Getting Rid of Cyanobacteria and Algae (Using Re-Fresh and Waste-Away)

    DrTim's Aquatics Recipes for Success: Getting Rid of Cyanobacteria and Algae (Using Re-Fresh and Waste-Away)

    Why do you get cyanobacteria and/or algae? Because there are nutrients in the water and no competitors to remove those nutrients before they are consumed by the cyano or algae. Who are the...
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  6. A Quick Guide to Fishless Cycling: An Easy Way to Start Your New Aquarium

    A Quick Guide to Fishless Cycling: An Easy Way to Start Your New Aquarium

    There are many opinions about how to fishless cycle your aquarium. But they normally just confuse readers and generate more questions than answers. Below is an article explaining the process and a...
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  7. Biological Filtration Demystified – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #10

    Biological Filtration Demystified – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #10

    Does cyano have you pulling your hair out? Got diatoms that won't go away? Are your nutrients out of whack? The way you cycle your aquarium can actually impact its success long term. We discussed the...
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  8. Why Chasing Colors is Better Than Chasing Numbers – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #9

    Why Chasing Colors is Better Than Chasing Numbers – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #9

    Jeremy Howell is the Director of Sales for North America for Brightwell Aquatics (and sister company Continuum Aquatics). He is a long-time friend of Marine Depot who possesses 30+ years of aquarium...
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