Diagnosing and Treating Algae in Tropical Aquariums

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The most carefully tended tropical aquarium can still fall prey to algae, which can quickly overwhelm the tank. Left unchecked, algae saps vital nutrients from the water and can stop oxygen and light from reaching other plants and fish. In …

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How To Promote Algae Growth In The Home Aquarium

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Roughly 90% of the time (if not more) you would want to reduce the amount of algae growth, however i want to look at how to promote algae growth in your fish tank. Although this may seem like an odd …

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API Stress Zyme+ Review

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I brought this for my South American aquarium because I was suffering with green algae wanting to grow on my glass and my plants at a rate I couldn’t control with weekly maintenance.  I was very sceptical of using this …

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JBL Spirulina Fish Food Review

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Designed for professional feeding of algae-eating freshwater and saltwater fish is JBL’s spirulina flakes. This fish food is available in 4 different sizes: Content Gross Weight Net Weight Dimensions 100ml 33g 16g 50/85/50 mm 250ml 68g 40g 60/120/60 mm 1000ml 234g …

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JBL Aqua-T Handy Fish Tank Glass Cleaner Review

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Glass fish tanks, although very strong, are equally quite delicate when it comes to the surface of the glass and ease of scratching. Once scratched there is no turning back with a glass aquarium so what is the best way …

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How To Set Up A Tropheus Breeding Tank

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I have been keeping Tropheus cichlid tropical fish from Lake Tanganyika for many years now and with a spare 240 litre Fluval Roma 240 aquarium I decided start a breeding project for Tropheus Kaiser Ikola as these have always been …

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Controlling algae growth in the home aquarium

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Algae of one form or another will almost always be in an aquarium, but it can usually be well controlled with a few simple steps. Most commonly it is caused by excessive nitrates and/or phosphates in the water, incorrect lighting, …

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Types of Algae Growth found in the home aquarium

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There are 7 main types of algae (but more do exist) that aquariums can have. Brown algae This will probably be the first type of algae any one will encounter in the aquarium and could appear from early on and will …

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