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How To Clean Fluval Stratum: 5 Tips You Must Know!

Fluval Stratum is one of the best performing substrates for planted aquariums. However, being a delicate substrate, it requires special care when cleaning and preparing for the tank. If the process is not done carefully, one is likely to ruin the substrate resulting in muddy water. So, how to clean Fluval Stratum? To remove the …

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Are Protein Skimmers Necessary In An Aquarium?

Protein skimmers are used in saltwater aquariums to remove protein foam and oil biofilm. However, they aren’t necessary for the success of your fish tank and can be used as a supplemental filtration device. As side benefits, it helps oxygenate the water, provides efficient gas exchange, and reduces one’s reliance on frequent water changes. Overall, …

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How To Remove Scratches From Aquarium Glass: A Quick Guide

No matter how careful you are with your aquarium, scratches are inevitable. They could easily ruin the aesthetic appeal of the aquarium you have passionately worked on. Usually, the scratches on the front panel are most annoying because that’s always in plain sight. You can’t unsee it! If you have got the same situation where …

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Are UV Filters Good for Aquariums? Here’s What I Think

UV filters, commonly known as UV sterilizers, are one of the most widely used equipments for freshwater and saltwater aquariums. If this is the first time you have come across these little tube-like devices and wondering if it’s really worth an investment, the answer to your lingering question is as follows: UV filters use ultraviolet …

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Where To Put Ceramic Rings In Aquarium: A Quick Guide

Ceramic rings are arguably one of the most effective and affordable bio-media there is. It allows the nitrifying bacteria to grow and colonize in the tank that converts the harmful ammonia and nitrite into a less toxic nitrate. However, the placement of the ceramic rings in an aquarium is a major factor determining its filtration …

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