Everything else could be going well in your fish tank until the nitrate levels shoot up, after which things take a nosedive.
If you notice that your pet goldfish is grotesquely curled up then it’s definitely time to reassess the water quality in your aquarium.
Aquatic turtles are one of the messiest aquarium pets and no one wants their hobby to turn into a chore.
As far as natural solutions for saltwater fish tanks go, there’s not much that is cooler than refugiums as a form of aquarium filtration.
So you’ve just set up your new fish tank and nothing seems out of the ordinary.
You’ve got your new aquarium started and everything has been going great; your fish seem happy, active and everything seems like smooth sailing from here on out.
Nitrite can cause significant damage to aquatic inhabitants or even kill them.
Your fish tank’s water looks somewhat cloudy and now mechanical filtration seems like a good idea. Or, perhaps, you want to take the aquarium’s clarity to the next level and want to see things crystal clear as if were floating in the air? Should you use filter floss media and is it worth it, compared to a sponge?