If you read my previous build article on my 29 gallon creek tank, you may have noticed I took a shortcut in the aquarium furniture department. I warned against doing … Continue reading Dedicated Aquarium Stands: Goood
When using DIY aquarium solutions, be careful everything is set up right. This is the story of how I accidentally poisoned my primary display tank.
If you regularly add anything to your aquarium like fertilizer for planted tanks, you know what a pain doing it every day can be. There are sweet precision dosing pumps … Continue reading Use Inexpensive Equipment for Automatic Aquarium Dosing
If you have live aquarium plants in your tank, you are probably familiar with Seachem Flourish Excel (or just Excel). It’s a liquid-based carbon source that helps boost plant growth … Continue reading Cheaper Flourish Excel: Generic at a Fraction of the Price
I’m a big fan of the API master test kit for testing the basic water conditions of my fish tank. You test the water in your aquarium too, right? If … Continue reading Your Test Kit May be Lying to You: Fix Nitrate Readings
A while back I posted a nifty trick to combine an RSS feed for a Craigslist aquarium search with Google alerts to get notified when a new deal showed up. … Continue reading Find Craigslist Aquarium Deals Faster with This Improved Trick
If you have a planted tank, or any live aquarium plants, you probably also have aquarium snails. A couple are no big deal, but a couple snails will quickly grow … Continue reading Get Rid of Aquarium Snails with a Trap
Here’s a tip that I wish I had thought of before I dumped about 100 dollars into aquarium gravel and rocks at the local pet store. Unless you’re looking for … Continue reading Tip: Try Home Improvement Store for Gravel & Harscape