Category Archives: Chemistry

A remedy for smell coming from the collection cup of the skimmer

Every aquarist knows the result of a well performed skimming operation: a smell “soup” of an olive color contained in the collection cup. This liquid consists of a solution comprising of many different substances, all of them removed from the aquarium’s cycle. But a good skimmer will not always make us happy, since in the recipient we […]

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Magnetized water – A new opportunity for the marine aquarium? Part 3

Magnetized water Magic or openness to new opportunities for the marine aquarium? Experiences and observations with magnetically treated water Marine salts and calcareous water Some certainly positive effects of the tap water influenced by physical alterations, can be detected in the solubility level of the marine salts. According to the experiences available at the moment, […]

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Magnetized water – A new opportunity for the marine aquarium? Part 2

Magnetized water Magic or openness to new opportunities for the marine aquarium? Experiences and observations with magnetically treated water   Installation on a marine aquarium Unlike the freshwater aquaria where, by means of water changes, it is always possible to introduce new physically treated water, the marine sector cannot be influenced the same way, since […]

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