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
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
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?
Are you using a Fluval G3 or G6 Advanced Filtration System but don’t know what filter media to use with it? This guide will help you find the best filter media types based on the specific needs of your fish tank. Quick Navigation: Best G3/G6 media for mechanical filtration Best G3/G6 medias for biological filtration … Read more Best filter medias for Fluval G3 and G6
Do you have a Fluval FX4, FX5 or FX6 canister filter but don’t know what filter media to use? This guide will help you find the best filter media types based on the specific needs of your fish tank. Quick Navigation: Best FX media type for mechanical filtration Best FX media types for biological filtration … Read more Best filter medias for Fluval FX4, FX5 and FX6
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
If you tank water measured at below 7.0 in pH, then you have soft and acidic water. If you have neutral or harder water (at 7.0 or greater), and would like to lower the pH, you can check out our guide for the best ways to do so. Quick Navigation: What determines the pH level … Read more How to safely lower the pH in your fish tank
You tank water is considered to be hard and alkaline when it measures at above 7.0 in the pH scale. If you want to raise the hardness in your aquarium, you can follow this guide to find the best and most efficient way to do so. Quick Navigation: What determines the pH level in your … Read more How to safely raise the pH in your fish tank
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
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?