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Maintaining Your Aquariums During the Summer

Summer Fun – Well the weather in most of the northern hemisphere is starting to show signs of summer!  And I’m sure for many of you it means heading outdoors and reconnecting with hobbies outside of the house.  While this is good news for all of us it can be the...

The Origin of Goldfish

It’s one of the earliest fish kept for its beauty and enjoyment.  It could be said that the species of fish is the genesis of fish keeping.  Of course we’re talking about the common goldfish.  The fish as we know it today has been selectively bred for centuries...

What is Aquaponics?

Happy Earth Day! Today is the day when people from around the world promote making changes in our lives to better help the environment. Do you know that switching your aquarium to an aquaponics filter can help with water conservation? It’s true. Read on to learn what...

Aquarium LED Lighting Terms: Part 3

You read about Lumen and Lux in Part 1. Then you learned about PAR, PPFD and PUR in Part 2. The final group of terms we would like to discuss in part 3 of our series about common aquarium lighting focuses on the energy consumed by the light fixture, and how...

Plants for Betta Fish Aquariums

Betta fish + aquatic plant = a happy fish!  Improved water quality, increased dissolved oxygen and reduced maintenance are just a few benefits of adding a plant to your Betta bowl or aquarium.  A terrestrial plant, like Lucky Bamboo, when placed in your Betta’s home...

Aquarium LED Lighting Terms: Part 2

The next group of terms we would like to discuss in part 2 of our series about common aquarium lighting focuses on the light required for photosynthesis.  Providing light required to maintain photosynthetic organisms, like plants and corals, is the next most important...

Facebook Posts

Thank you Leon B. for sharing pictures of your IFALOS Aquarium. This is our Kithros Model and it's featured in Leon's upper west side NYC apartment. We think your nano reef setup looks amazing! ...

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Some good looking Peace Lily roots growing well with Elive Aqua Duo Hydrocorn bio media in one of our lab aquaponics setups!

#aquaponics #hydroponics #peacelily #greenthumb #houseplants #plants #gardening #indoorgardening
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2017 Global Pet Show Best New Aquarium Product Award 1st Place - IFALOS Seriphos Drop Off Aquarium by Elive.

Thank you, Dimitris and Ioannis for creating such an amazing aquarium and allowing Elive to be part of your success.
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