Posts Tagged ‘ammonia’

Terrible Advice Tuesday (T.A.Tues): Feeding Your Cat Will Kill Your Fish And Corals

Your cat’s litter box should not be located near your saltwater tank as the ammonia from the litter box (caused by the cat urinating) will get into your tank and raise ammonia levels.

The rest of the story: While your …

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Terrible Advice Tuesday (T.A.Tues): Blame the Cat…?

Your cat’s litter box should not be located near your saltwater tank as the ammonia from the litter box (caused by the cat urinating) will get into your tank and raise ammonia levels.

The rest of the story: While your …

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Bacteria in a Bottle: Snake Oil or Worth Trusting?

One of the most polarizing discussion in the saltwater tank world is the use of bacteria in a bottle products to speed up the initial nitrogen cycle. Some people swear by them, other people cry foul and claim they are …

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Controlling Nitrates in a Saltwater Aquarium

Nitrates can kill every fish and coral you have in your tank if they aren’t kept in check.

The good news is that keeping them in check requires patience and using several nitrate reducing tools that I cover in this …

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