On the one hand, once you get the hang of all that goes into fish keeping, maintaining an aquarium is quite simple. On the other hand, there are many concepts that are not obvious and that need to be understood to keep healthy fish and plants.
Here are some articles that summarize some of the most useful things I have learned in building and maintaining our aquarium.
I have used Seachem’s products in our Fluval Spec V since we built it up. I love their Prime water conditioner and Flourish Excel for plant growth. The one challenge to using their very conc...Read More
This is the first full year that our aquarium has been up and running, so we are learning new things every month. What we have learned at the start of this summer is that we are having a hard time b...Read More
I have been using Seachem Purigen in the filter section of my Fluval Spec V aquarium for a few months now. I recently pulled up the filter material and the Purigen has now turned a nice, dark brown ...Read More
As I was researching what heater to put in our Fluval Spec V aquarium, I dutifully came across many grim reviews for various heaters that told of failures where the internal thermostat broke in the ...Read More
Everyone manages the maintenance and cleaning of their aquarium differently, but I thought it would be helpful to go over the basics of maintaining our Freshwater Fluval Spec V. This should apply to...Read More
I can’t claim to have come up with this idea on my own, but I adopted it when setting up our Fluval Spec V. The auquascape that I had planned would incorporate driftwood and low light plants. Fr...Read More