|Description: Regular cleaning and water
changes keep the water and tank health for your
--Also consider adding snails, crabs and other
"natural" tank cleaners...learn
now: (515) 279-9957
Adams stocks many
products to help make cleaning your aquarium easier.
We carry a complete
line of brushes, algae scrapers and pads as well as gravel vacuums.
Also grab filters, carbon, bio wheels...
It is also important
to clean your new aquarium prior to setup. Simply wipe the inside
and outside with a water-dampened paper towel. Make sure that no
cleaners, detergents or chemicals of any type are used whenever you
are cleaning your aquarium.
Never use Windex or conventional
glass cleaning products as it can add ammonia to your tank. Glass
cleaners with ammonia will discolor and cause "crazing" on acrylic
Tanks and filters must be cleaned regularly to maintain water
- Replace 15-20% of your tank's
- Run water test monthly for pH,
ammonia, nitrites, nitrates...learn
- Saltwater tanks test maintain
salinity of 1.022 to 1.024
- Clean prefilters every two
weeks, replace filters and carbon monthly
- Clean tank decorations every
- Replace light bulbs every six
- Clean pumps and piping every