Clean Carefully, Clean Often
You can easily keep algae from becoming a permanent fixture in your aquarium with regular cleaning. Remove unsightly algae with
scrubbers and scrapers. The Mag Float, with its clever magnetic design, lets you scrub away algae without ever getting your hands wet.
Keeping substrate/gravel clean and free of detritus may seem a daunting task, but efficient
gravel cleaners simplify and speed the process like never before. The Python No Spill Clean N' Fill attaches effortlessly to your faucet to drain, clean, and fill your aquarium. You'll easily change water and wash gravel while minimizing disturbance to fish.
No aquarium cleaning regimen is complete without a sturdy bucket and an assortment of
nets to skim away surface debris and catch fish. If you prefer dry hands and arms during cleaning, invest in a pair of
Heavy Duty Aqua Gloves. Or, use tongs or grabber to reach items on the aquarium bottom.
Of course, don't forget to check your filters during each water change, and replace
media according to manufacturer's guidelines.
Stay Prepared for Unexpected Repairs
It's always wise to keep an assortment of parts and tools -
clamps for flexible tubing,
Mr. Sticky's Underwater Glue, and
Teflon® tape - on hand for unexpected repairs.
Regular maintenance goes a long way in ensuring a functional, vibrant, and thriving aquarium. Be sure to maintain your aquarium, no matter how busy your schedule, to prevent aquarium emergencies.