DrTim’s Aquarium Podcast
DrTim’s Aquatics Waste-Away Gels - What, Why and How.

DrTim’s Aquatics Waste-Away Gels - What, Why and How.

February 28, 2021

Dr Tim and Hilary discuss our DrTim's Aquatics time release Waste-Away gels.  An innovative and unique product that releases good bacteria into your tank 24/7 helping to keep the tank clean and the water sparkling.  Learn why the gels were developed, when and how to use them and tips for troubleshooting in this podcast.

DrTims Mailbox - We answer Your Questions

DrTims Mailbox - We answer Your Questions

January 29, 2021

For this podcast we answer a lot of questions we had received about cycling and our One & Only (ONO) Live Nitrifying Bacteria.

What to know:

  • How much ammonia to dose
  • When to test my water
  • When to change my water
  • Can I add ONO when fish are in the tank
  • Can I use Prime
  • Should I dose everyday
  • What about plants and cycling
  • and more ......
Water Chemistry Part II Aquarium Test  Kits

Water Chemistry Part II Aquarium Test Kits

December 20, 2020

Water chemistry test kits are a necessary tool when setting-up and maintaining your aquarium.  But they can be confusing and mis-used.  This episode discusses the basics on how to use test kits, what they can and can't do, how to get the best readings, and the target values for the most common test kits.


Water Chemistry Basic - Introduction to Basic Terms

Water Chemistry Basic - Introduction to Basic Terms

November 6, 2020

Keeping an aquarium means water testing and being introduced to lots of new terms like pH, ammonia, alkalinity, salinity etc.  For this session Dr Tim explains these terms and more in clear. concise, easy to follow language.  Then we discuss how they are interrelated in your aquarium and the animals we keep.


Fish Nutrition Basics

Fish Nutrition Basics

October 14, 2020

Dr Tim discusses fish nutrition basics with Hilary, our social media coordinator.  Join them as they talk about a variety of fish nutrition and fish food topics including:

  • What are the important things to look for in a fish feed,
  • How to select the right fish food for your fish,
  • Not all foods are created equal,
  • Do you about HUFA's and PUFA's
  • What feed does Dr Tim recommend, 
  • and more!

Organics in Your Aquarium

Organics in Your Aquarium

October 2, 2020

Understanding organics and the role they play in water quality is key to achieving long-term stability in any aquarium.  In this podcast Dr Tim and Hilary discuss organics - what they are, where they come from, how to control them and the role they play in your aquarium


Top things to know about quickly cycling your aquarium

Top things to know about quickly cycling your aquarium

August 18, 2020

Dr Tim and Hilary, our social media manager, discuss the top things you need to know about nitrifying bacteria and cycling your new aquarium.

Cycling Your Aquarium

Cycling Your Aquarium

April 5, 2020

Dr Tim explains what cycling is and why it is important to the success of your aquarium whether it is freshwater, saltwater, or reef.  He also explains how to speed up the cycling process with fish in the tank or by fishless cycling; both using DrTim's Aquatics One & Only Live Nitrifying bacteria.

Confused about cycling your aquarium - Dr Tim takes you through the process.

Tips on Setting-up Your Aquarium

Tips on Setting-up Your Aquarium

March 31, 2020

Dr Tim discussed what you need to consider when setting-up your aquarium: location, water, equipment, decorations to filling the tank

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