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Last update: November 12, 2022

Aquarium Battery Backup – How to save your tank in a power outage

You see all that electrical equipment hooked up to your aquarium? It’s funny to think about, but that’s essentially the life support system of your aquarium. And, it all runs on electricity. But what happens if your power goes out? Well, an invisible timer starts to count down. And when it reaches zero, everything in […]

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Last update: November 4, 2022

How A Padded Aquarium Mat Could Save Your Tank!

Think of an aquarium mat as a mattress for your fish tank. It gives your aquarium a comfortable spot to rest, away from harm. While it might not look like much, this extra piece of padding is an essential piece of equipment for many fish keepers. And today, I’ll explain why. Do you need a […]

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Last update: November 2, 2022

What the heck is a Drip Loop? And, Why You Need One (Right NOW!)

So, you are setting up your new filter for your aquarium… You are reading through the instruction manual when all of a sudden, it tells you to have a drip loop on your power cord. What the heck is that? Don’t worry – it’s a question I get asked a lot, especially by beginners. Today, […]