After a few weeks, we switched to using a ZeoVit system and the results have been very nice. In fact, we picked up a few frags over the weekend from Garretts Acropolis in Southern California. Here is a pic. Enjoy!Read More
Category Daily’s Quick Tips
Well in Sunny Southern California we had strange weather yesterday. It was rainy and about 66 degrees! This by the way for our readers outside the Golden State is freezing!
In fact my personal tank went from a steady 78 to 72 degrees overnight! Such swings can be stressful on livestock in your aquarium. Therefore today’s quick tip is to inspect your heaters. In some cases heaters can fail after 2-3 years and its best to replace it now, then be stuck in the middle of winter with a cold tank.Read More
Over the last few days I have been debating whether to do a screen cast on how to setup an Apex controller for your aquarium. Anyone interested? If so, post in the comments section!Read More
Today is 7/11 and apparently some participating 7-Eleven franchises are giving away free stuff… This gave us the idea for Today’s Quick Tip and that is check your thermometers!
If you leave them sitting in the sump or hanging on the side of the tank algae begins to grow on them giving a different reading than your aquariums current temperature. This could lead to the chiller turning on later or the heater coming on too soon. Either way, we know that temperature swings lead to catastrophe so wipe down those probes or calibrate your temperature controller.Read More
Well… we are going to do a video this weekend on Checkers by Hanna instruments. We bought the Checkers (finally) and wanted to test them out.
Here’s the Tip… most of us will enjoy Independence Day with fireworks, BBQ and for me the Dodgers game (please no bad comments, its bad enough already).
Chances are you may be the host this weekend and if you are reading this news blog, you have a tank. So… in light of us testing the Checkers, I saw check your parameters and do a water change. Make the tank pretty for your guests!Read More