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2018 Frag Swaps and Aquarium Expos

A comprehensive list of 2018 Frag Swaps and Aquarium Expos. Please book mark this page and check back regularly for show updates and new show additions. If you are hosting a frag swap or aquarium expo and would like to have it listed here, please email us your show information. Be sure to include the date, city and state, name of the show and a link to a web page or social media page. Below the list of 2018 Frag Swaps you will find a Frag Swap FAQ. UPDATED 01/01/2018  DATE CITY STATE NAME 1/13/2018 Cincinnati Ohio Cincinnati Reefkeepers Society...

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LED Lighting for Freshwater Aquariums - What To Consider

For almost 10 years LED lights have been gaining in popularity in the marine and reef aquarium world, and the technology has increased as well. So much so, that LED light mostly dominate reef aquariums. But in the freshwater world, there has not been much attention given to them. Here's a few things to consider when deciding to switch to LED lighting for freshwater tanks. LED lights may cost more up front than fluorescent lights, however, two factors make LED's actually cost less in the long run. The first factor to consider is that LED's last considerably longer (sometimes up...

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List of Frag Swaps & Aquarium Expos 2017

CLICK HERE FOR THE 2018 FRAG SWAP LIST!!! Below is list of the Frag Swaps and Aquarium Expos for 2017. Please book mark this page and check back regularly for show updates and new show additions. If you are hosting a frag swap or aquarium expo and would like to have it listed here, please email us your show information. Be sure to include the date, city and state, name of the show and a link to a web page or social media page. Below the list you will find a Frag Swap FAQ. UPDATED 12/29/2016  DATE CITY STATE NAME...

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Tuesday Tech Tips - 5 Quick Tips for pH Problems

5 Quick Tips to Help With pH Stability Problems A couple of quick fix method to raise pH are to add bicarbonate of soda (baking soda), or use a commercial pH increasing product. To quickly lower high pH, try adding some vinegar or lemon juice, or a commercial pH reduction product. Regular partial water changes are a great way to stabilize pH. This will refresh the natural buffers and restore the trace minerals. Also, be sure to remove any uneaten food or detritus. An automated doser that adds user specified amounts of buffer is a great way to control you...

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Why You Should Join a Local Aquarium Club

There are several reasons why you should join a local aquarium club. Aquarium clubs are a great way to meet other like minded people in the hobby that live in your area. When you need a helping hand moving a tank or installing a new piece of equipment, it's good to know that you have friends in the area that are willing to lend a helping hand. Likewise, you can receive great satisfaction helping a fellow fish friend in need, or lending your expertise to a problem they may be having with their fish tank.... (READ MORE)

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