Dr Tim and Hilary discuss the range of DrTim's Aquatics media products - what they are, how and when to use them and how to get the most from each media - HINT: prepare your water to remove particulate organics that can clog the media! For more tips and hints start listening now!
Dr. Tim and Hilary talk in-depth about our Waste-Away Gels. Dr. Tim explains how they work, the different sizes, types, and applications for them from Freshwater shrimp tanks to koi ponds and nano reefs to usage in local fish stores. They talk about the best placement, and how to use them for those new to the Waste-Away gels, and invite existing Waste-Away gel users to enter a contest.
DrTim and Hilary answer a variety of aquairum related questions related to what products to add when, what products you can add together and which you shouldn't, more about lightening, what equipment who should have running when first starting your tank and more!
DrTim and Hilary discuss what can cause algae and how to get rid of it naturally and for the long-term. Get control of algae by understand the various causes and remedies. Whether your tank has green algae, black beard algae, tuff algae or other forms fixes are available as described in this podcast.
Dr Tim and Hilary discuss ways to cycle your new aquarium faster and with less stress on you. Combining the science behind nitrifying bacteria with the practical experience of growing nitrifying bacteria on a large-scale they provide proven hints, tips and advice to get your tank's biofilter up and running quickly and easily. For both freshwater and marine aquarist, novice and experienced, this podcast has somehting for everyone.
The mailbox is full of questions about
- cycling - how to do it in small tanks
- ammonia - how to measure, how much add, when to add it
- nitrifiers - where do they live in the tank - in the water or surfaces or ??
- test kits - how to correctly use them
- more and more more
Dr Tim and Hilary discuss new products and new brands that were introduced at SuperZoo Las Vegas. DrTim's Aquatics now has reptile products via the Reptile Systems brand and DC pumps, Test kits and LED lights via the ASF brand.
Consumer shows are also back and we discuss Reef-A-Palooza and Aquashella.
Setting-up and maintaining an aquarium can seem confusing.
Dr Tim and Hilary answer your aquarium related questions about cycling, storing products, how to correct apply our products to your aquarium and others.
Heat waves, hurricanes, fires, ice storms, floods, tornados and more - OH MY!! Dr Tim and Hilary discuss want you need to do to prepare your aquarium and its inhabitants to survive with these natural disasters hit resulting in power outages, extreme temperatures and more.
Learn how to plan and be ready to maximum the chance of your tank making it through any of these events.