Frequently asked questions

Freshwater Technical equipment

Do I put the sera plant color in the front or in the back position?

Hello, this is most probably a sera plant color. The aquarium inhabitants do not mind - however, most aquarists prefer to place the sera plant color in the front position. Reason:...

Freshwater Fish

Do Siamese Fighters attack Guppies?

Hello, yes, this indeed happens. Apparently, the Siamese Fighters sometimes mistake other long-finned and colorful fish for members of their own species and attack them. This may be...

Freshwater

Does "ironwood" contain iron that can be taken up by plants?

Hello, no, at least not in larger amounts than other kinds of wood.The common name refers to the high hardness and the high density of the wood. Best regards sera GmbHDr. Bodo...

Freshwater

Does a power outage cause harm?

Hello, damages are not likely in case of short power outages up to approximately one hour. In case of longer outages (considerably over an hour) it is advisable to pull the filter...

Freshwater Pond Technical equipment

Does a UVC clarifier harm useful bacteria?

Hello, all bacteria dwelling in open water and thus being carried past the UV light will be killed. Therefore, filter bacteria are usually not affected since they settle in the...

Freshwater Fish Technical equipment

Does nocturnal LED lighting disturb sleeping fish?

Hello, there should be no problems, provided the light intensity of the LEDs is not too high - in nature, the animals have to live with moonshine as well! You can easily find out...

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