Aquarium Freshwater

Lets talk about UV! Most aquarium and pond owners know that maintaining water quality is critical. The build-up of algae and cloudy water can provide an environment were harmful parasites and ‘bad’ bacteria can start to accumulate very quickly.

There are three aspects to filtering the water to help maintain your pond or aquarium’s ecosystem, mechanical, biological and chemical:
The first is mechanical where you trap the debris using a filter. This on a pond usually incorporates a UV clarifier or steriliser to help destroy contaminants.

The second, biological is the use of high surface area media as a home for beneficial bacteria to carry out the nitrogen cycle. The bacteria turns harmful waste (ammonia) into nitrite then nitrate (a non toxic form of nitrogen).

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Aquarium Salt Water

Lets talk about UV! Most aquarium and pond owners know that maintaining water quality is critical. The build-up of algae and cloudy water can provide an environment were harmful parasites and ‘bad’ bacteria can start to accumulate very quickly.

There are three aspects to filtering the water to help maintain your pond or aquarium’s ecosystem, mechanical, biological and chemical:
The first is mechanical where you trap the debris using a filter. This on a pond usually incorporates a UV clarifier or steriliser to help destroy contaminants.

The second, biological is the use of high surface area media as a home for beneficial bacteria to carry out the nitrogen cycle. The bacteria turns harmful waste (ammonia) into nitrite then nitrate (a non toxic form of nitrogen).

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Diatoms. It’s a common headache, particularly in newer marine tanks. After installing and testing all the various plumbing and mechanical elements, selecting a substrate, arranging your aquascape for maximum effect, waiting for your tank to cycle and the biological filter to start populating with good bacteria, painstakingly selecting and adding your critters and coral and hoping everyone thrives and gets along…

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Pond

Lets talk about UV! Most aquarium and pond owners know that maintaining water quality is critical. The build-up of algae and cloudy water can provide an environment were harmful parasites and ‘bad’ bacteria can start to accumulate very quickly.

There are three aspects to filtering the water to help maintain your pond or aquarium’s ecosystem, mechanical, biological and chemical:
The first is mechanical where you trap the debris using a filter. This on a pond usually incorporates a UV clarifier or steriliser to help destroy contaminants.

The second, biological is the use of high surface area media as a home for beneficial bacteria to carry out the nitrogen cycle. The bacteria turns harmful waste (ammonia) into nitrite then nitrate (a non toxic form of nitrogen).

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