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Albino Pleco eating on Cholla Wood Cholla wood comes from the dried dead remains of cacti, it is the skeleton that’s left after the plant dies. There are many uses for cholla wood; aquariums (aquatics or reptiles), crafts or just about anything you desire to use it for. Here we will examine the benefits it … Continue reading Cholla Wood
DIY Aquarium Rack You have been in the aquarium hobby for some time and continue gaining aquariums. There will be an occasion when you want an aquarium rack. Main question is, do you have a room in your house to devote for aquarium fish or do you have the go ahead by your significant other? … Continue reading Aquarium Rack Build-DIY: Part I
Painted Aquarium Background An aquarium background may not be for everyone, the preference is up to each hobbyist. Some questions to ask yourself is what do you like, what will accent your fish and/or plants, will the background hide hoses or filters better? Aquarium backgrounds can be as simple as taping colored sheets of thick … Continue reading Aquarium Backgrounds- Do It Yourself
How to build your own aquarium hood cheaper than you can buy in the store.
8' section of Lighting Aquarium LED lights, the cost can range from as low as $20 to well into the hundreds. The question that needs asked is what is the purpose for your lighting? Is it for just fish or are you looking to grow plants? If you are looking to grow plants, this article … Continue reading Aquarium LED Lights- Do it Yourself
Why do you need an aquarium air pump for your aquarium(s)? You don’t unless you have a piece of equipment that requires air to work. Basic equipment needed was covered in a previous post of mine called Aquarium Equipment- The Basics. Any water movement will add oxygen into your water column. I will venture to … Continue reading Aquarium Air Pump Setup
In an early post, I covered water change basics; frequency to complete, percentage of water to change, and conditioning your water prior to adding it to your aquarium. In this post, we will cover an aquarium water change system with different options to perform your water change’s; from a few tanks in your living room … Continue reading AQUARIUM WATER CHANGE SYSTEM
Indian Almond Leaf The amazing Indian almond leaves come from the (catappa tree) not from an almond tree as the name leads you to suspect. The trees grow in tropical regions of Africa, Asia, and Australia. Varying leave sizes from 6 to 10 inches and around 5 inches wide. These leaves used in the aquarium … Continue reading Indian Almond Leaves (Catappa)
Siphoning Water Aquarium water changes make the difference for healthy fish, without proper water changes and substrate vacuuming your fish will be swimming in caustic and hazardous water. Rotting food, fish poo, or plants decomposing can cause ammonia buildup in the substrate releasing into the water column. Water changes are the most dreaded task of … Continue reading Aquarium Water Changes – Freshwater