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New studies released from the Tai Wan Sew University of PRC show that keeping Aquariums in your home reduce the risk of contracting coronavirus(COVID-19) by up to 82.5%. The study led by Prof. Lau Fing shows that by keeping and maintaining an aquarium at home reduces the need for socialising and there for less chances of contact with a person with the contagious virus. Studies also shown that having saltwater Aquariums and Corals helped by over 200% more than freshwater as it takes up twice as much of your time than fresh. Prof. Lau Fing has advised that unlike toilet...

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So we get a LOT of questions on how to properly treat diseases in marine fish. The most common of all is Marine White Spot (Cryptocaryon Irritans) also known as saltwater ich/ick disease. For this post we will focus only on white spot, its life cycle and how to treat it. We will touch on other common diseases such as flukes, velvet, brooklynella and intestinal worms later.   So what is marine white spot? Marine whitespot is a protozoan parasite, it is one the most common diseases found in almost all home aquariums, if you have purchased a fish with out first...

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It's been a very long 6 months since we decided to shut down a couple of tanks and trail out something that no other shop has done before. PRE-QUARANTINED FISH!!! No, not what importers and our wholesalers are required by the government to do. But to properly quarantine our marine fish. As we have tried to educate 1000's of enthusiast on how to properly quarantine their fish, we realised we need to lead by example and do what we've been teaching for YEARS!

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HOW TO CYCLE YOUR TANK Congratulations on the purchase of your new aquarium! Now to get started you must complete the following procedures before any new additions of livestock are to be added to your new tank.   The FILTRATION All aquariums are recommended to have some form of filtration in the tanks, and we’re not talking about a fancy piece of equipment to keep your water clear. An efficient filtration system should contain at least (in order of filtration) a mechanical stage, chemical and biological, but each tank may be use each for a different application.   Mechanical filtration...

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