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Tropical Fish Keeping – Pros And Cons Of Undergravel Filters

There are several Pros and Cons of¬†Undergravel Filters used in freshwater and marine aquariums that you need to know about before you purchase one for your tank. Undergravel filters are arguably the most frequently sold filters to beginning tropical fish keeping enthusiasts. They are simply a slotted plastic plate with one or more “lift tubes” […]

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Filter Types

Tropical Fish Keeping – All About Types Of Filters

Recent advancements in filtration technology have made tropical fish keeping much easier than most people can ever imagine. The old phrase “Aquariums are too much trouble to keep” for the most part can be put to pasture, and organisms that were once thought impossible to keep in a closed aquarium environment are now being kept […]

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The Nitrogen Cycle

Tropical Fish Keeping – Aquarium Water Filtration

Proper water filtration is essential to successful tropical fish keeping. Your aquarium’s water filtration system is responsible for eliminating toxic compounds and particulate matter from your fish tank. Fish give off waste products in the form of feces, uneaten food, carbon dioxide, etc. and the water in the tank begins to degrade immediately after the […]

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