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Hey guys, just another blog by the World of Aquariums. Today, we will be talking about water hardness and how to soften your water in your aquarium. We will be giving a general run through of what water hardness is, why you might want to soften your water and the different ways of doing so. For the full video guide, check out: https://youtu.be/Pv0ZuxdoLHA   What is water hardness?  Water hardness is how hard or how soft your water is and this is measured as gH, which stands for general hardness. Your general hardness will be purely made up of 2 mineral...

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Hey guys, Welcome to the World of Aquarium. Today I will be partnering with Hurstville Aquarium in Sydney, to run you through how to cycle your fish tank with the nitrogen cycle. This is extremely important as it is maturing your aquarium so you can safely add new fish by first allowing beneficial bacteria to colonise. The nitrogen cycle is constantly at work in nature and we want to replicate that in our aquarium, which is essentially an enclosed ecosystem. Without doing so, you will likely experience elevated fish waste levels that are toxic to the fish and will likely...

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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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