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Why is my freshwater tank green?

Why is my freshwater tank green?

A green freshwater tank is usually a sign of algal bloom inside of the aquarium. Personally, I notice this most in the aquarium that I put outside the house for decorative purposes. Because the tank is exposed adequately with natural sunlight during the day, algae thrived and infested the tank. The good news is that algal bloom in the tank can be easily removed. Actually, most of the time, it’s just a matter of cleaning the tank, but let’s break…

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Can Any Fish Tank Be Used For Saltwater?

Can Any Fish Tank Be Used For Saltwater?

If you’re thinking of started a saltwater fish tank setup, there are some considerations you need to keep in mind before doing so. If you have the misconception that you’re not ready for a saltwater setup, that’s simply not true. Saltwater tanks can be just as easy (or challenging) to keep as a freshwater tank, it all depends on the amount of experience and resources you have. Luckily, you’re here doing research so that counts for something. Saltwater does not…

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What to Do When Your Fish Tank is Cloudy?

What to Do When Your Fish Tank is Cloudy?

Everyone is bound to run into this problem sooner or later, and usually it’s pretty quick after you get your first tank. When you first get started, it’s all so exciting. You get to select a tank and all its accouterments, and you then get to pick out the fish (the real exciting part), but even after doing all the proper acclimating to make sure your new fish are able to live safely in their new water, you wake up…

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How to Build a Basic Fish Tank Setup

How to Build a Basic Fish Tank Setup

Setting up your fish tank is an exciting task, but don’t get ahead of yourself. A reputable pet shop will not sell you everything and a fish in one day. They will actually let you get all the equipment you need in place and then have you come back in a few days once your tank has all the good bacteria it needs growing inside. This post will list out the essentials you need to put together a basic fish…

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