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HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST LIGHT SOURCE FOR YOUR TANK?

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Light energy is important to all living things be it in water or land. Light in an aquarium enables us to see the beauty of the tank, provides fish and other livestock with light energy whilst for plants…

Ammonia & Nitrite Poisoning In Aquarium

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Ammonia (NH3  NH4) Poisoning in Aquarium Ammonia – colourless, pungent gas and the primary component of fish wastes. It is harmful to fish and tends to rise in newly established aquaria due to a lack of nitrifying bacteria,…

The Nitrogen Cycle Timeline

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The Nitrogen cycle is rather simple but a vital biological process in aquarium keeping. To break it down, it is a biochemical cascade with three(3) stages involving continual chemical degradation of nitrogenous compounds [ammonia (toxic) to nitrite (toxic)…

Aquarium LED

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In the aquarium market, there are many solutions on offer with which you can replace your standard aquarium light by energy-saving LEDs. Unfortunately, LED light is hard to compare to standard, well-known aquarium lighting systems like fluorescent T5…

Staghorn algae – Red algae in the aquarium

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This article is by Aquasabi Germany, extracted from staghorn algae. In order to get answers to basic questions all around algae in the aquarium, we recommend you read this article first. Staghorn algae (Compsopogon sp.) belong to the group of red…

Fighting algae locally – Fogging

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This article is by Aquasabi Germany, extracted from fighting algae locally. In this article we’d like to show you a way to control specific algae in a targeted way. This method does not treat the entire tank with…

Algae in the aquarium – Causes for algae and algae control

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This article is by Aquasabi Germany, extracted from algae in the aquarium. Algae in the aquarium might be the greatest nuisance for every tank keeper, be it in a classic social tank, an aquascape, a biotope aquarium or…

Fertilization during the cycling phase – How to fertilize your tank in the right way from the beginning

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Basically, during the cycling phase of a tank it is most crucial to get the microbiology stable. This is not only important for the future animal stock, but also for the aquarium plants. How and if you fertilize your…

Treatment with Seachem Excel – Fighting algae with Excel

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This article is by Aquasabi Germany, extracted from treament. In order to get answers to basic questions all around algae in the aquarium, we recommend you read this article first. The product Excel is especially suited for controlling red algae like staghorn algae…

Deficiency symptoms in aquatic plants – Correctly interpret growth damage

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This article is by Aquasabi Germany, extracted from Deficiency symptoms in aquatic plants. In the article “Fertilizing a planted aquarium” we have already presented the most important nutritional resources for the proper growth of aquatic plants, which are, in short, the factors…