Water Garden Algae Control

Water Garden Algae Control

Water Garden Algae Control Green Pond? Water Garden Algae Control- What is the number one problem in water gardening? Algae. Whether it’s “green water” or filamentous “blanket weed,” water gardeners hate it and want it gone – now! There are so many approaches to algae control. Some say “go natural.” Others recommend chemical treatment. What […]

Aquarium Tips

Aquarium Tips

Aquarium Tips Aquarium Tips – Here are some tips on keeping your aquarium: All plain & custom made aquariums are sold with polystyrene. This must be placed underneath the aquarium otherwise the aquarium can crack or cause stress on the silicone joints. The aquarium must be placed on a completely level surface otherwise stress cracks […]

Bearded Dragon Information

Bearded Dragon Information

Bearded Dragon Information Bearded Dragon Information. There are two types of Bearded Dragons kept in New Zealand. One is the Inland Bearded Dragon (Pogona vitticeps), and the other is the Eastern Bearded Dragon (Pogona barbata). The Inland Bearded Dragon is from inland  west New South Wales and Queensland, hates humidity, and loves a very hot […]

What causes diatoms, filamentous & Algae?

What causes diatoms, filamentous & Algae?

What causes diatoms, filamentous & Algae? What causes diatoms, filamentous & Algae? – Nitrogen is considered the limiting factor for algal growth in salt water, while phosphorus is the limiting factor in fresh water. Under optimal conditions heterotrophic bacteria can double their population in 20 minutes; algae take about 24 hours. The bacteria also have […]

Saltwater Protein Skimmers

Saltwater Protein Skimmers

Saltwater Protein Skimmers Saltwater Protein Skimmers.  Marine aquarium inhabitants produce waste substances, the quantity depends on the livestock and the feeding. By means of an effective skimming system, organic waste matter, the so-called DOCs (Dissolved Organic Carbons), can be removed. To mention but a few, these are substances such as proteins, cellulose, dead cell substances […]

Saltwater Marine Reef Aquariums

Saltwater Marine Reef Aquariums

Saltwater Marine Reef Aquariums Saltwater Marine Reef Aquariums. The Marine aquarium environment is relatively well defined and reflects the various salt formulations on the market. The principal factors that need to be managed are pH, alkalinity, ionic integrity, trace supplementation, stress, and the avoidance of chlorine and chloramine. When selecting a salt mix, avoid those accompanied […]