Marine aquariums have a reputation for being difficult to start and maintain. There are some added responsibilities compared to freshwater tanks; however, these are challenges that can be mastered. Here are my posts for marine aquarium tips and chronicles of our Fluval EVO 13.5.
Our freshwater tank, a Fluval Spec V, has always had equipment space limited to a nearby storage box. I do my best to keep it organized, but it’s somewhat hopeless. When I started the EVO sa...Read More
Patience is a virtue in the Marine Aquarium hobby. It has been difficult waiting for all the other pieces (aquarium stand, RODI system, saltwater mixing, hardscape) to be in place, but finally –...Read More
Beyond the basics that I covered in Part 1 of our EVO 13.5 series, I have a few other upgrade products that I wanted to include in our build. If you are on a budget, I’d consider all of these as...Read More
One aspect of research for our new EVO nano aquarium got of hand real quick: filtration media options. For a number of reasons that have touched on in Part 1 (and will reiterate below), I decided to...Read More
One thing that came up over and over in my research of saltwater aquariums was the need to use RODI water (Reverse Osmosis, Deionized) as the base for mixing saltwater. It seemed compromising on thi...Read More