guides

Coping with pond algae, a guide

April 8, 2015

Pond Algae Pond algae come in many different shapes and sizes. It can range from tiny suspended particles which cause a ‘pea soup’ look to long stringy varieties. If left to get out of hand this can have an extremely negative effect on the pond and any inhabitants.   Why have I got algae in my pond? The factors which cause algae are wide ranging …

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Construct a pond in five simple steps

April 8, 2015

So you would like to add a pond to your garden? Great. This guide will outline the main factors to consider when designing, building and stocking your new pond. This guide will focus on the traditional sunken pond constructed with a flexible liner. Other methods such as pre-formed ponds or raised ponds are also an option to be considered.   1. Choosing a site Choosing …

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A beginner’s guide to BiOrbs

April 8, 2015

The BiOrb range are a fantastic group of aquariums designed to make fish keeping easy and modern. The range consists of sizes from only 15 litres upto the new 105 litre Aquarium, so whatever the space you can certainly find something to suit in the BiOrb Range.   All BiOrb aquariums from Warehouse Aquatics come with the following things to get you started: – Setup guide …

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Marine lighting guide

April 8, 2015

The type and amount of lighting is one of the most important considerations when setting up a new marine aquarium. There are types of lighting to suit most budgets, all with their own pros and cons for specific applications. If you are considering a ‘Fish only’ system the amount of lighting is less of a factor in the success of your aquarium than it would …

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The comprehensive guide to marine algae

April 8, 2015

1. Understand Algae and why it occurs All algae requires light to photosynthesise and nutrients on which to feed. Different types of algae prefer different levels of light and different nutrients. It is true that any body of water suitable for maintaining aquatic life will also offer a suitable home to some of the thousands of species of algae. Even the cleanest looking aquariums and …

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