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What Pet Stores Don’t Tell You About… Cycling

What Pet Stores Don’t Tell You About… Cycling

Now I don’t want to make it sound like all pet stores give bad information about fishkeeping, because some are very good at what they do.  However, it’s been my experience that most pet stores give pretty bad advice when it comes to proper aquarium fish care, so I’m going to be doing a mini-series…
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The Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle

The Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle

The nitrogen cycle is a common biological process that occurs innature, and it also occurs in our aquariums. In aquariums it’s an essential process because it removes toxic wasteproducts and coverts them to a much less toxic form.  The process is performed by bacteria, whichwe call beneficial bacteria (or BB). These beneficial bacteria colonize any surface they…
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