How to Upgrade an Aquarium Filter (and Save Money!)

How to Upgrade an Aquarium Filter (and Save Money!)

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Aquarium filters often come with disposable cartridges that must be replaced every month, but did you know you can replace them with reusable filter media that lasts for the lifetime of the filter? In this article, we teach you how to upgrade your aquarium filter (and save money) in four easy steps.
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DIY Planted Background Wall

DIY Planted Background Wall

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Have you been wanting to change up your aquarium background to something unique? Perhaps it’s time to try a planted wall! A wall of plants is a great way to add extra foliage and shelter for your tank while giving your tank and an incredible and unique look.
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Daphnia Culturing – How to Raise Daphnia

Daphnia Culturing – How to Raise Daphnia

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How would you like to cultivate and raise your own separate tank of Daphnia (also known as water fleas)? These tiny plankton-like freshwater crustaceans grow to about 3 millimeters in length or less. They’re actually kind of cute looking as you watch them swim almost vertically in their tank. They live quite happily in large groups within a tank, so that you can harvest them when you need them to feed your fish, tadpoles, salamanders, newts, or aquatic insects.
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