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Last update: April 8, 2021

Chemical Filtration: Removing What Other Filters Can’t!

Chemical filtration is the creepy uncle of the aquarium world. It may not be popular, but if your aquarium is facing an emergency, you will be glad you have it. So, let’s take a closer look at chemical filtration and how it can be used to benefit your aquarium… What is chemical filtration and why […]

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Last update: April 7, 2021

Mechanical Filtration: The Most Common Type of Aquarium Filter

When it comes to aquariums, filters are essential. And, one of the most common types of filters is mechanical filtration. But what is mechanical filtration and why is it important in your aquarium? Well, today I am going to explain all that and more! What is mechanical filtration? Mechanical filtration is one of three different […]

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Last update: April 8, 2021

Biological Filtration – The aquarium filter that is ALIVE!

It’s alive…. Your filter, that is. And as you will soon learn, that’s a good thing! A live filter is referred to as biological filtration, and it can make all the difference to the water quality in your aquarium. Today, I am going to teach you everything you need to know about biological filtration. What […]

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Last update: November 9, 2021

Aquarium Sponge Filters: Cheap Mechanical and Bio Filtration

Sponge filters are the cheapest and easiest way to filter your tank. But don’t write these off as cheap and nasty because they are actually very effective! In fact, your local fish store likely uses sponge filters in their tanks. These guys are trusting sponge filters to take care of hundreds of thousands of dollar’s […]