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Saltwater Reef Tank Gilbert Myths Debunked

By Jeremy Richards on Monday, April 25th, 2016 in Custom Builds

A saltwater aquarium can be a beautiful addition to your home or office, and it can offer many health benefits. Watching the fish swim in and out of the grass and coral can lower your heart rate and blood pressure and decrease stress and negative emotions. Saltwater Reef Tank Myths Debunked Despite the many benefits […]


Why Every Ahwatukee Doctor’s Office Should Have a Fish Tank!

By Jeremy Richards on Monday, April 11th, 2016 in Custom Builds

What are the things most people think of when they think of going to the doctor’s office? Stethoscopes. Embarrassing weigh-ins. Sterile exam tables. “Beds” covered in crinkly paper. Small gowns that never cover anything. Sickness. Injury. In other words: Nothing good. A visit to the doctor’s office is almost never for a good thing. Even […]


Great and Easy to Follow Tips to Aquascape Your Chandler Reef Tank

By Jeremy Richards on Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 in Design

A custom reef tank build can help you liven up your Chandler tank and make it feel more special and exciting. A key part of creating a Chandler custom tank is aquascaping — the art of adding rockwork, subtrate and other decor to the tank to make it look nice. Think of it like landscaping, […]


Be in the Know about these Common Fountain Hills Saltwater Tank Mistakes!

By Jeremy Richards on Monday, March 7th, 2016 in Maintenance

Saltwater tanks, as many other things in life, leave a lot of room for error. But if your Fountain Hills reef tank is not taken care of properly it will not only start to look sad, but cause the animals in it to deteriorate and die. To ensure that your saltwater tank will bring you […]


Lighting Options To Accent Your Gilbert Custom Saltwater Reef Aquarium

By Jeremy Richards on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 in Design, Uncategorized

Many of my clients find themselves making the switch to a saltwater tank sooner or later. While freshwater tanks and their inhabitants are beautiful and fascinating as well, a reef tank is even more mesmerizing to view. A custom reef tank is one of the most beautiful things you can add to your home or […]


The Top 7 of the Most Beautiful Fish to Complete Your Ahwatukee Saltwater Aquarium

By Jeremy Richards on Thursday, January 21st, 2016 in Exotic Fish

Many hobby aquarists make the switch to a saltwater tank because of the stunning beauty and fascinating habits of saltwater fish. Even though there are quite a few breathtaking freshwater fish such as the Discus or Killifish, the variety and depth of color to be found in marine fishes exceeds them by far. A common […]


The Advantages of A Mesa Saltwater Reef Aquarium

By Jeremy Richards on Monday, January 4th, 2016 in Custom Builds

I was recently contacted by a client who had purchased a 150 gallon glass fish tank that she wanted to set up as a saltwater aquarium. However, she was conflicted about whether to make it a reef tank or a saltwater fish-only aquarium. While many Mesa saltwater fish tank technicians may tell you to stick […]


Making Waves in Your Saltwater Tank

By Jeremy Richards on Monday, November 30th, 2015 in Custom Builds

Corals, fish, and invertebrates that will find a new home in your tank come from a native habitat where the water is in constant motion. This movement ensures that new water is transported into new places thus preventing any area from stagnation. Sadly too many new aquarists don’t understand that these creatures do not thrive […]


Eliminating Snails from Your Freshwater Tank

By Jeremy Richards on Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 in Basic Aquariums

Eliminating Snails from Your Freshwater Tank Many species of snail can breed excessively when too much food is available, causing all the problems of an overpopulated tank. Gilbert, AZ Snails are a common feature in Gilbert freshwater aquariums; sometimes as large and colorful tropical residents, other times as dedicated algae eaters and gravel aerators, and […]