Frequently asked questions

Marine water

What do I need for setting up a saltwater aquarium with 220 liters (48.4 US gal.)?

Hello, you should include the following: heater (the wattage depends on the desired water temperature as well as the surrounding temperature) lighting (type and intensity depend...

Marine water

Conditioning saltwater for shrimps

Hello, I will categorize this a bit: Technical equipmentA protein skimmer is in any case advisable in saltwater. A motor operated internal filter is sufficient for agitating the...

Marine water

Pressure filters in saltwater?

Hello, yes, the pressure filters are suitable for this purpose without any restrictions. Here they are (maximum width, measured at the steel sealing ring / total height; all...

Marine water

Can I also use tap water for preparing saltwater?

Hello, Concerning "R/O water/tap water":water completely deionized by reverse osmosis (R/O) or ion exchange is virtually free from potentially harmful substances, which cannot be...

Marine water

Live rock from the Mediterranean Sea: Which salinity?

Hello, Concerning "aeration/temperature":Yes, I agree. Concerning "salinity":You can use the same salinities as they are usual in reef tanks, everything between 3.3 - 3.6% is OK...

Marine water Technical equipment

Are the sera aquarium heaters also suitable for brackish and salt water?

Hello, there is no objection in any way! The heaters are also suitable for brackish or salt water without any restriction. Best regards sera GmbHDr. Bodo Schnell

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