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How to Culture Your Own Phytoplankton

Have you been wondering how you could save money and resources on your aquarium hobby, while also becoming more skilled? Many people choose to culture their own live foods and phytoplankton at home, as it’s a highly rewarding experience and can heighten your expertise and overall knowledge of aquaria.  

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What is a Vivarium Tank? The Many Different Types

Understanding Vivariums Tanks: A Dive into Their Many Types A vivarium serves as a semi-natural enclosure or container tailored for the care and observation of animals. Whether for study, display, or as pets, vivariums create an environment that closely mirrors the animal’s natural habitat. This guide sheds light on the

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Benefits of MacroAlgae in Your Tank

Macroalgae or seaweed refers to thousands of species of macroscopic, multicellular, marine algae. These seaweeds come in many different sizes, colours, and shapes, which make them appealing for aquarium owners as they brighten up tanks. But they are not all for looks…   As many aquarium hobbyists know, macroalgae have

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Best marine algae species for home culturing

All You Need to Know about Marine Algae Species for Home Culturing In our previous article, we discussed the numerous benefits of microalgae for a home aquarium. Most organisms benefit from variety in their diet, and your tank dwellers are no exception. Moreover, since dietary requirements vary by species and

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All About Triops

Triops are plankton from prehistoric times and existed before dinosaurs! They look a bit like tadpoles with shields, hence they are also commonly known as ‘tadpole shrimp’ and ‘shield shrimp’. Most Triops are hermaphrodites, which means their eggs do not need to be fertilized and will still hatch into little

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How to Avoid and Treat Dinoflagellates
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How to Avoid and Treat Dinoflagellates

Effective strategies to avoid and treat dinoflagellate outbreaks Through our recent water testing, we have noticed a major increase in dinoflagellates otherwise known as ‘dino’s’ in Australian waters. Dinoflagellates can be a nuisance and can quickly cause masses of ugly green masses of algae in your tank. Therefore, when we

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Which Copepod Type do I need for my Tank?

As we have added many new species of Copepods to our website, you may be wondering which type of copepod is best for your fish species and tank…   There are many types of copepods here are the three main groups. These groups are as follows:   Harpacticoida Compared to

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Copepods and MicroMagic Guide for Tank Volumes

When customers purchase copepods, other live foods, and phytoplankton (MicroMagic) we are commonly asked about which size they should choose for their specific tank volume. This is certainly an appropriate question, which is why we have put together an easy-to-understand guide to live foods and tank volumes.   By reading

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The importance of multi-species phytoplankton

While dosing phytoplankton into aquariums has become increasingly widespread in the United States, most Australian aquarium keepers are yet to discover the great benefits of this practice. What is phytoplankton? Phytoplankton consists mainly of microscopic single-celled alga and it is the very base of the food web in aquatic ecosystems.

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Copepods – The Best Food Source for all Ornamental Larval Fish

It is well known that when commercial ornamental fish produce larvae, they need some kind of nutritious food source to keep them stable and growing healthy and strong.   So, what is usually fed to ornamental fish larvae?   For many years, Rotifers were the food source chosen for this

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