Aquarium Fish Care & Tips 

2 Fluval FX Tips – These WORK!

CritterCaper.com is happy to share pet care tips, experiences and ideas from the critter community !  Date: 2019-12-24 11:00:10 I’m always looking for way to improve water quality and the performance of my canister filters. In this video I talk about two hacks or tips that have made a noticeable difference in how effective my FX-6 is at keeping my tank pristine. I love black substrate but it shows every particle of waste. However, by keeping the GPH high and correctly moving the water, the tank is constantly swept clean.…

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Beautiful Fish Tanks – My 3 Tips for a Good Looking Set-up!

CritterCaper.com is happy to share pet care tips, experiences and ideas from the critter community !  Date: 2020-01-02 11:00:10 I love looking at beautiful fish tanks and strive to make mine enjoyable and fun to look at. Over the years I’ve come up with a few ways to arrange things in my tanks so they are more appealing and aesthetic. Here are my 3 tips on how to set-up what I consider a beautiful fish tank. Please be sure to let me know what you think on the comments below…

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Cichlids are TOO FAST for the Old Man – Here’s How I Catch Them!

CritterCaper.com is happy to share pet care tips, experiences and ideas from the critter community !  Date: 2019-12-29 11:00:02 Here’s how I catch very fast (and very smart) fish without going crazy! Have you ever chased fish, side-to-side, have you had to get them out from behind decor, have they outrun and out-smarted you over and over? Did you ever just give up trying to catch one, or get frustrated and pissed off? I figured there must be an easier way to catch these incredibly fast as quite smart fish.…

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My 10 Tips to Get the Best Color in Your Fish!

CritterCaper.com is happy to share pet care tips, experiences and ideas from the critter community !  Date: 2019-11-03 10:00:00 Color! We all love seeing great color in our fish. For me it’s a part of the hobby that I really enjoy. Like watching living art. Here are my ideas and tips, the things that I do to enhance and get the best color in my fish. Take a look and tell me that you think in the comments below. Do you have some tips that have worked for you? I’d…

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Using Heater Controllers to Keep from Boiling Your Aquarium Fish – Should you? Yes or No?

CritterCaper.com is happy to share pet care tips, experiences and ideas from the critter community !  Date: 2019-12-06 11:00:05 Let’s get into what some of you asked about after watching my last video (“More Efficient and Safer Aquarium Heating” here: youtu.be/4jCqbJSyeCY). You asked about my use of a controller on my 150 gallon tank. In that tank I’m using a heavy duty controller from www.jehmco.com which is a provider of a vast array of aquarium and pond products. Should you use a controller? For that matter, should you use a…

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Canister vs. HOB vs. Sponge vs. Sump – WHO WINS?

CritterCaper.com is happy to share pet care tips, experiences and ideas from the critter community !  Date: 2019-10-26 18:32:39 In this week’s segment of the “Coffee and Cichlids” live stream we get into “filter wars!” Let’s talk about every popular form of filtration, from undergravel to HOB, from canister to sump, the pros and the cons of each. Which filtration system is your favorite? Why? Join the “Convo Gang” and comment below. In this live stream we also get into a discussion on heaters. Check it out and let me…

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Saved my Dragonblood African Cichlid from Certain Death!

CritterCaper.com is happy to share pet care tips, experiences and ideas from the critter community !  Date: 2019-12-10 11:00:05 My Dragonbood’s quarantine time was up. It was his turn to join the big boys in the 150 gallon. As soon as he was put in things immediately got ugly. Fortunately I make it a habit to stick around and keep an eye on things whenever I add fish or make any major changes to a tank. I’m glad I did because if I hadn’t I’d have one dead Dragonblood. Here’s…

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Aquarium Sumps – Best Large Tank Filtration – My Sump Components – EVERY PART!

CritterCaper.com is happy to share pet care tips, experiences and ideas from the critter community !  Date: 2019-10-24 10:00:11 Are sumps the king of aquarium filters? When you search out tanks containing thousands of dollars worth of corals and salt water fish what do we see? Sumps! When you consider flexibility, added water volume, media capacity and water movement, nothing really comes close. My sump adds 30 – 40 gallons to my system and I would need 10 FX-6s to handle the amount of media it holds, and that’s without…

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LIVE!

CritterCaper.com is happy to share pet care tips, experiences and ideas from the critter community !  Date: 2019-11-09 19:10:42 In this weeks “Coffee and Cichlids” Live Stream we talk about tips for buying fish, both from local fish stores and on-line. Also, we tackle your questions. Tune in for some fish fun! Shout-out to my amazing moderators: Denny, Kevin and Candi, you three are the BEST. A big thank you to last week’s SuperChats: JASON DOUGLAS POESEEWI JERRY MARTIN Follow on Instagram at ben.o.cichlid Join a fun, friendly and helpful…

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Inside My SunSun Canister Filter – EVERYTHING! Episode #6

CritterCaper.com is happy to share pet care tips, experiences and ideas from the critter community !  Date: 2019-09-30 13:55:40 Let’s take a look inside one of my SunSun canister filters, one of the 302-B’s that have on my 60 gallon grow-out tank. Do you have SunSun canister Filters? How do you set yours up? Share in the comments below and don’t forget to rate, share and hit that bell and be part of the “Convo Gang.” It is greatly appreciated! Join me most Saturdays for the “Cichlids and Coffee” Live…

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