Best filter media types for Marineland Penguin and Emperor Power Filters

If you have a Marineland Penguin or Emperor, you are probably wondering what are the best filter media types to use for these power filters. You can check out this buyer’s guide below if you are having a hard time deciding. What’s Included with Marineland Penguin/Emperor Power Filters The Marineland Penguin, Marineland Penguin Pro, Marineland … Read more Best filter media types for Marineland Penguin and Emperor Power Filters

Best filter media types for Penn Plax Cascade and Cascade Elite Canisters

Both the Penn Plax Cascade and Penn Plax Cascade Elite Canister Filters come with several media types. There are also option medias you can purchase. This guide will help you determine the best filter media media types you can add to your Cascade and Cascade Elite Canisters. Included with Penn Plax Cascade Filter If you … Read more Best filter media types for Penn Plax Cascade and Cascade Elite Canisters

Seachem Matrix vs. Seachem Purigen: Which is Better at Nitrate Filtration?

If you want to reduce nitrates from the water in your fish tank, you normally do a water change. With that said, Seachem has a few filtration products that will help reduce nitrates. So which is better, Matrix or Purigen? You can find out in this comparison guide. Quick Summary Overall, we find that Seachem … Read more Seachem Matrix vs. Seachem Purigen: Which is Better at Nitrate Filtration?

Best filter medias for Fluval 06 and 07 Canister Filters

The Fluval 106, 206, 306, 406, 107, 207, 307 and 407 Filters come with multiple media baskets that filter various unwanted elements from your fish tank water. This guide will help you find the best filter media types to use with your Fluval 06 and 07 Canisters. Quick Navigation: Best pre-filter type for biological and … Read more Best filter medias for Fluval 06 and 07 Canister Filters

How to cycle your fish tank quickly

Before adding any fish and/or aquatic life to your fish tank, it is essential that you build up beneficial bacteria in your aquarium. Without doing so, your fish will quickly die off. This guide will help you “cycle” your fish tank with beneficial bacteria. Quick Navigation: What is the Nitrogen Cycle? How long does it … Read more How to cycle your fish tank quickly

What are the best filter media types for your fish tank?

If you have extra room in your filter compartments, then you should consider adding more filter media. This guide will help you determine the best medias to get based on what you are trying to accomplish when it comes to keeping your water clean. Three types of filtration Before we start looking at filter medias, … Read more What are the best filter media types for your fish tank?