testing

  1. Types of Test Kits: Which one is Right for You?

    Types of Test Kits: Which one is Right for You?

    Testing your aquarium is one of the fundamental practices required to maintain a stable aquatic environment. Water testing allows you to see how well your aquarium is functioning. New aquarists often...
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  2. Testing and Parameters Continued: SPS Coral Care Part 5

    Testing and Parameters Continued: SPS Coral Care Part 5

    Today, Keith continues his talk about testing and his experience with how in-depth testing can both help and hurt when solving tank problems. Shop Manual Water Tests:...
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  3. How to Test Your Aquarium!  SPS Coral Care Part 4

    How to Test Your Aquarium! SPS Coral Care Part 4

    Have you ever looked at all of the different water tests available and not known where to start? Today Keith from Reefbum gives you a hand a walks you through the differences and benefits of marine...
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  4. Why Testing Aquarium pH is Important

    Why Testing Aquarium pH is Important

    One of the most frequently tested and important parameters in aquariums is pH. Whether you are keeping Discus, African Cichlids, or reef aquariums testing and monitoring your aquarium pH is...
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  5. Salinity Measurements in Aquariums

    Salinity Measurements in Aquariums

    Salinity is one of the most widely tested parameters in saltwater aquariums. It is often the first water parameter many aquarists test for as it is crucial in making artificial saltwater. There are...
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  6. 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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  7. Aquarium Water Testing and Why it Matters

    Aquarium Water Testing and Why it Matters

    Setting a schedule and being consistent in your water testing will greatly improve your aquarium keeping success. Aquarium keeping begins with proper water quality to ensure a healthy aquatic...
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  8. 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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