Aquariums in Interior Design

Aquariums in Interior Design

Are you seeking something new in your interior design? Why not consider an aquatic addition? A well placed aquarium in a home or commercial setting can provide a soothing visual for people. But more than that, studies have shown that observing fish help alleviate stress and reduce blood pressure. These 8 photos may open your mind to the possibility of a custom installation in a home or business. You do have to keep in mind that careful selection...

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Using The Golden Ratio in Aquarium Design

Using The Golden Ratio in Aquarium Design

Good design isn’t all art and creativity. Good design is mathematical. One such element is the Golden Ratio which is numerically described as 1:618. This ratio has shown up in art and architecture for thousands of years and is in nature. We can see the Golden Ratio in ancient construction like the Parthenon and the Great Pyramid at Giza and modern day construction like the United Nations Headquarters. In nature the Golden Ratio can be seen...

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How to Design and Aquascape Your Aquarium

How to Design and Aquascape Your Aquarium

Aquascaping, a work of Art; Aquascaping is a term we generally use for describing the setting up and decorating of an aquarium in such a way that it satisfies our own perceptions of what is aesthetically pleasing. Yet in truth, Aquascaping is so much more. Aquascapes, like all art forms, have a great number of rules of guidance and application. These rules exist to guide us towards success, and succeed in doing so. But remember: rules exist only...

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Apogon Reef, august 14 2012

Apogon Reef, august 14 2012

We came back from Italy with a lot of energy and new ideas two weeks ago. Apogon Reef was in good condition after two weeks of our absence, the only thing is that we have been battling a small outbreak of Cyano and Green algae. To get rid of them we did two 50% water changes, skimmed very wet and filtering over 1 liter of Seachem Phosban. It looks like were winning the battle. Besides that we incorporated a new idea. We now  use a Eheim...

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How to Prepare your Reef Tank for the Holidays

How to Prepare your Reef Tank for the Holidays

It’s a fact that all aquarists, sooner or later, take a holiday. But our Reef tanks stay home, waiting for us to return. As Murphy’s Law teaches, if something can go wrong, it will do so in the  worst time and in the worst way. And with many years of experience I can say that I’ve seen that everything can happen. To avoid unpleasant surprises, we have to be prepared for the worse, because it can happen. So let us analyze the problem from...

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