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Preventing Mineral Deficiencies with AquaLife Plant Supplements

The AquaLife Plant Food Supplement line consists of ready-to-use products that are made to cater to the growth and sustainability of your aquarium plants. LUSH, EVOKE, and PHYTO-TONE, with proper use, lead to healthy plant life. When plants are ignored or the wrong products are used, it can lead to many things, including stunted growth, […]

Product Review: OASE BioMaster Thermo 350

Dr. Scott Wells of the University of Tennessee tested the OASE BioMaster Thermo 350 and provided a full review on this external canister, the only one on the market with an integrated heater! Stating that this canister is “quiet and easy to prime,” Dr. Wells describes everything from what is included in the box to […]

Product Review: OASE BioMaster Thermo 250 Aquarium Filter

I have been keeping aquariums over 50 years, and seldom have I encountered a product that pleases me as much as the OASE BioMaster filter I installed a little over a month ago. My aquarium is an 18 x 18 x 24 tank that holds about 21 net gallons. It is heavily planted, with carbon […]

Canister Filters: The Superior Choice for Planted Tank Filtration

Aquarium Blog Post

Choosing the Right Canister Filters Of all the methods of filtration available for the planted freshwater tank, canister filters have long been the superior choice. You should install canister filters beside or underneath the aquarium. Keep only intake and outlet hardware inside the tank. As a result, the canister filter is arguably the easiest type […]