Algae and Phosphate. When Water Changes Are Not Enough!

Algae & Phosphate. When Water Changes Are Not Enough! by Jack Trebnio Many aquarium owners find themselves in a situation where the more water changes that they do, the quicker the algae grows. While there is no substitute for good husbandry practices that include small regular water changes and careful feeding, there are alternative to […]

Nitrates. How much is too much!

Nitrates. How Much Is Too Much! by Jack Trebnio There are many notions as to acceptable levels of nitrates. In fish only aquariums with large predatory fish, reports of 600-ppm levels at public aquariums without noticeable consequences seem acceptable. Things change very quickly when we start looking at delicate species such as butterflies, fairy wrasses, […]