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Keeping an eye on the most important water values

18.09.2016

Professional water analysis sounds very expensive. But the professional water testing in your aquarium or pond at home also works on a high level and above all it is simple and inexpensive.

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Identifying Fish Diseases In The Pond Before It’s Too Late

11.08.2017

Many pond owners believe that fish diseases are mainly introduced and passed on by sick fish. Fortunately this is very rarely the case and it’s mostly up to you whether your fish keep well and fit. More than 90 % of the diseases are caused by inappropriate living conditions, such as water values and inadequate nutrition!

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Water values for water plants in detail

01.08.2016

If we transfer this Liebig’s Law of the Minimum to the aquatic field it quickly becomes clear how important balanced fertilisation is for plant aquariums.

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The story of liquid CO2 fertilisation

24.06.2016

A lot of aquarists are talking about liquid CO2, which is said to be able to replace a conventional pressurized gas system or a bio-CO2 system.

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Bacteria starter – starting an aquarium without a run-in phase – Part 1

23.01.2017

Bacterial preparations for aquariums have been on the market for more than 20 years. That’s a very long time. From the start they were used to establish healthy bacterial flora or as an emergency measure to quickly add fish to a freshly set up aquarium.

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Inaccurate water tests – or did I do something wrong after all?

22.10.2016

In the aquarium scene we often hear people talking about “accurate” and “inaccurate” tests. But mostly they mean a rougher or finer scaling of the output values.

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Aquascaping: sand, gravel or soil – which is best?

15.08.2016

Aquarists wanting to aquascape will need to rethink their substrate: sand or gravel are only suitable for decorative purposes, when no plants are to be put in.

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Identifying Diseases and Deficiency Symptoms Before It’s Too Late

08.05.2017

Is one of your aquarium dwellers acting oddly or looking different? This could be a first sign of disease.

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Carbonate Hardness – The Life Insurance for the Aquarium

17.05.2017

The carbonate hardness (not the general hardness!) contains components which stabilize the pH level. They prevent extreme pH levels and ensure the aquarium functions properly.

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Garten- & Zooevent 2015 – Innovations and Information

28.09.2015

At last, last weekend, we presented our product innovations to a wide audience of specialists at the ”Garten- & Zooevent” in Kassel . After some short product training, our general manager Roland Böhme took to the stand and introduced his favourite new item.

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