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Algae Control for Ponds- by Bill Wymard, Aquarium Adventure, Columbus, Ohio

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Algae in the Pond The number one question or problem pond gardeners run into is algae. Every type of algae grow in response to excess nutrients and excess light. All ponds go through excessive algae proliferation phases throughout the pond season.In the spring, algae blooms will be the primary form of algae. For the rest of the year, various types of algae will compete for control in the pond. This is a normal and natural process of the pond water reaching a balanced condition. Despite this, most pond gardeners want to get rid of it, and there are ways to...

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Beyond the scales and tails: Invertebrates for freshwater tanks. By Mike Tuccinardi

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Beyond the scales and tails: Invertebrates for freshwater tanks. By Mike Tuccinardi

When we set up a home aquarium, it’s almost always intended as a habitat for any number of colorful tropical fish. There’s good reason that “aquarium” and “fish tank” are synonymous. But since the earliest days of the aquarium hobby, fish keepers have been drawn to other animals – besides fish – that inhabit the tropical freshwater lakes and rivers of the world. Today, the aquarium hobbyist has more options than ever before when it comes to non-fish options for their home aquariums, many of which will live peacefully alongside the more popular varieties of community fish. Here’s a look...

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Filtration- By Bill Wymard, Marine Biologist Aquarium Adventure, Columbus Ohio

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Filtration- By Bill Wymard, Marine Biologist Aquarium Adventure, Columbus Ohio

                                         FILTRATION                                   By Bill Wymard, Marine Biologist, Aquarium Adventure   Filtration is the process that allows us to keep fish alive and healthy outside their natural habitat.  It helps clean the water so that the fish can live for extended periods of time without constant aquarium maintenance. Waste products excreted by animals which include ammonia are extremely stressful and life threatening. The primary purpose of filtration is to remove toxic waste products produced by aquarium animals. They work by using a combination of three types of filtration: Mechanical Mechanical filtration is the removal of particulates floating in the water...

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Going on Vacation? What to do With My Fish- by Bill Wymard, Aquarium Adventure

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Going on Vacation? What to do With My Fish- by Bill Wymard, Aquarium Adventure

        FEATURE! …THIS MONTH - VACATIONS                      By Bill Wymard, Marine Biologist, Aquarium Adventure https://aquariumadventurecolumbus.com              It’s that time of year, summer, warm weather, schools out and the family is packing up headed for vacation. Mail and newspapers are getting picked up by neighbors; the grass is cut and lights in the house are on timers for that “lived in” look. All that is left are the fish and the aquarium---what to do?  In most cases the fish in the aquarium will be just fine, especially a “well established” aquarium that has been up and running for a...

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Aquarium Adventure. Among my favorite aquarium superstores

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Aquarium Adventure. Among my favorite aquarium superstores

Located in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio, Aquarium Adventure Super Store is not only a great place to find Aquatop products. It really is an adventure. Whether you're into Freshwater, Marine, Reef, Planted Tanks or Ponds, Aquarium Adventure has what you need and the trained staff to make sure that you are successful. https://aquariumadventurecolumbus.com Check out some of their articles on fish keeping written by Bill Wymard, Marine Biologist. Here's an example: Feeding Fish  Print  Email It’s been said that keeping an aquarium provides relaxation. There have been scientific studies done that show looking at an aquarium lowers blood pressure...

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