What is an Overflow Box and Why You May Need One

What is an Overflow Box and Why You May Need One

An aquarium overflow box is a column or box used to control water flow. Overflow boxes -also known as "pre-filters", "skimmers" and "weirs" are usually attached to the inside back corners of an aqu...
Tall aquariums are expensive. This is why.

Tall aquariums are expensive. This is why.

A question we are often asked is why two aquariums with the same gallons have different costs. It is almost always because of the aquarium height, not the number of gallons. You will notice the bes...
Choosing the Correct Planted Tank

Choosing the Correct Planted Tank

A lot of upfront planning goes into designing a your perfect planted aquarium or aquascape. Hardscape, plant selection, lighting and CO2 systems are just some of the obvious considerations. But bef...
Are Water Clarifiers safe? How do they work?

Are Water Clarifiers safe? How do they work?

Chances are the day you purchased your new aquarium, you also walked out with some accessories and a bottle each of dechlorinator and water clarifier. You may have asked yourself how such a small a...
The Heavy Gauge Fabrication Area Buildout is Almost Finished.

The Heavy Gauge Fabrication Area Buildout is Almost Finished.

Construction of our new production facilities continues on schedule. Our new Heavy Gauge fabrication area is getting prepped for the material handling cranes.  
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Cell Cast Acrylic. What is it? Why is it better?

You have probably heard about "100% Cell Cast Acrylic" and how this is the only kind of acrylic companies use. It is true that cell cast is the preferred option. But many people don't even know wha...