Here’s sumpthing to talk about, why would you want a sump for an aquarium?

Here’s sumpthing to talk about, why would you want a sump for an aquarium?

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With the right kind of hang-on-the-back filters, you can successfully run a saltwater aquarium, but sumps do have their advantages. Sumps increase ...
Here’s sumpthing to talk about, why would you want a sump for an aquarium?

Here’s sumpthing to talk about, why would you want a sump for an aquarium?

ITB Staff
With the right kind of hang-on-the-back filters, you can successfully run a saltwater aquarium, but sumps do have their advantages. Sumps increase ...
Why use aragonite in marine aquariums?

Why use aragonite in marine aquariums?

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Aragonite substrate provides a natural landscape for aesthetics and to benefit the marine life. It is a calcium carbonate mineral that is in sand f...
Want a dynamic duo? Try adding a Pistol Shrimp and Goby!

Want a dynamic duo? Try adding a Pistol Shrimp and Goby!

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These shrimp have a symbiotic relationship with Watchmen Gobies. The shrimp have poor eyesight, but are excellent at burrowing and scavenging for f...
Halloween Hermit Crabs for sale on Halloween?? It might just be crazy enough to work!!

Halloween Hermit Crabs for sale on Halloween?? It might just be crazy enough to work!!

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These crabs are great at eating detritus, green hair algae, and cyanobacteria. The large shells they live in tend to stir the sand as they walk aro...
All fish from a new shipment are treated in our quarantine system.

All fish from a new shipment are treated in our quarantine system.

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All fish from a new shipment are treated in our quarantine system. Here we observe them for overall health and any signs of disease. The system use...
In the reef hobby there is no shortage of hitchhikers

In the reef hobby there is no shortage of hitchhikers

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In the reef hobby there is no shortage of hitchhikers. Some mentioned in previous weeks can be beneficial like bristle worms and some are similar t...
Feeling Stressed?

Feeling Stressed?

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Try spending some time in front of your aquarium! Chances are that you’ve probably have already noticed that spending time by your aquarium to be r...
Activated carbon and GFO are excellent for reducing nitrates, clearing the water, and removing chemicals and odors.

Activated carbon and GFO are excellent for reducing nitrates, clearing the water, and removing chemicals and odors.

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Activated carbon and GFO are excellent for reducing nitrates, clearing the water, and removing chemicals and odors.They can be simply put into medi...
Are your fish looking plump and happy but your corals aren’t opening or dying off?

Are your fish looking plump and happy but your corals aren’t opening or dying off?

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Are your fish looking plump and happy but your corals aren’t opening or dying off? In this scenario, you might want to look at your phosphate level...
Bristle worms? Yuk!!

Bristle worms? Yuk!!

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Bristle worms? Yuk!! If you have a saltwater aquarium and haven’t seen a bristle worm yet, it’s only a matter of time till you do. The common brist...
Want to add more fish to your aquarium?

Want to add more fish to your aquarium?

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Think about a protein skimmer! These filtration units can be added to almost any saltwater aquarium and can increase the bio-load in your tank. Whe...

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