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Biorb Scratch Remover & Polish – What Not To Do!

November 9th, 2009

WARNINGS ABOUT THE BIORB SCRATCH REMOVER

I have used biorb scratch remover and polish on the inside of my biorb tank. (I first drained & empteied it completely, then used it, then cleaned it thoroughly, then filled it back up and put my fish in it).  However, I just found out that Reef One says that the BIORB SCRATCH REMOVER SHOULD NOT BE USED ON THE INSIDE OF YOUR TANK.

If you do use it on the inside of your tank, you might kill your fish, apparently I was lucky.

WHEN YOUR TANK GETS SCRATCHED

I love my biorb, but I don’t love getting scratches in it when I clean my tank.  I have talked with a lot of other people who get scratches on the inside of their biorb aquariums when they are cleaning it.  The tank gets scratched when you move the ceramic media around with a biorb siphon hose or biorb cleaning pump.  Biorb ceramic media is really rough and if you move it around it WILL SCRATCH your biorb or biube.

WHAT TO DO:

If you are cleaning your biorb fish tank try scooping out the ceramic media with your hand first, placing it in a cup or bowl filled WITH WATER FROM YOUR TANK.  After you remove the ceramic media then siphon your tank and the waste off the bottom of your aquarium.  Then put the ceramic media back in by handfuls so you don’t scratch it.

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Biorb Timer – Should You Buy One? Probably Not

July 25th, 2009

You have or are thinking of getting a Biorb Fish Tank right?  Well, Reef One has a product called the “Biorb Maintenance Timer.” It is made to remind you when to feed your fish, clean the tank, and change your filter. In theory, its a great idea, but… in reality, its not so great (we think).

The Biorb Timer costs about $35-40, depending on where you find it, and in our opinion, its at least $20 too much. It has a red light that illuminates when its time to feed your fish, change your filter, and clean your tank, and that’s it. There’s no sound or alarm, there’s no way to program it or change the time settings.

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If you have trouble remembering how long ago you put your biorb service kit filter in your tank, why not put a reminder in your cell phone, or on your calendar, or a sticky note next to your stock of biorb accessories. Just think of it, you could be using a $40 sticky note, or you could spend the money on some more service kits, or other biorb decorations. Either way, unless you really really want it, your money is better spent elsewhere.

We don’t recommend the Biorb Timer, it is a basic biorb accessory that lights up after certain time periods, but doesn’t make any noise, and is pretty expensive. You would be better off to spend the money on some service kits, or on a cool biorb sculpture decoration.

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What are your Favorite Bio orb Accessories?

July 15th, 2009

Do you have a favorite Biorb Accessory?  One that puts a smile on your face everytime you use it, or that makes your aquarium maintenance easier?  Share it with us!  We want to know what biorb and biube accessories or supplies you like the best.  Send us an email (info@biorbreviews.org), or just post a comment and let us know your experience.

From our readers feedback so far the top rated biorb accessory is the biorb siphon hose, let us know if you agree, disagree, or have other recommendations!

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Top 3 Biorb Cleaning Accessories

June 19th, 2009

Are you sifting through the dozens of biorb accessories trying to find out which ones work the best to clean your biorb or biube aquarium?  Search no longer, a new article written by the staff at Everything Biorb has written an article on just that, and from our experience we heartily agree with their advice.  A portion of the article and the summary is below.

To see the original article follow this link – Best Biorb Cleaning Accessories

The Biorb comes with everything you need to set up your aquarium, but what will you need after it is set up? The list isn’t very long, but searching for the different Reef One products you need to keep your biorb healthy can take a little while, especially if you don’t know where to look. You won’t need a lot of extra supplies to take care of your Biorb, but there are a couple products that we HIGHLY RECOMMEND that will save you a lot of time and headache when cleaning your biorb. They are listed below

  1. Biorb Siphon Hose
  2. Biorb Magnetic Algae Cleaner
  3. Jungle Quick Dip Water Quality Test Strips
  4. Biorb Complete Cleaning Kit (Contains siphon hose, airstones, 3 service kits, magnetic algae cleaner, & scratch remover & polish

Those are the best tools to help maintain your biorb aquarium & keep it healthy. You can buy almost all of them together in the Biorb Complete Cleaning Kit.

The article then describes each of the above products in detail.  If you have any questions about this article or the products feel free to contact us.

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5% Discount on all Biorb Accessories & Biorb Fish Tanks

June 11th, 2009

Everything Biorb has just created a new special exclusively for Biorb Reviews Readers.  If you have a biorb or biube tank or need biorb accessories & supplies LISTEN UP!  To get 5% off your entire order with EverythingBiorb.com use the coupon code below.  You can also see their sales banner on the right side of our blog.  

Coupon Code: ”  BD0609  ”  (is case sensitive, the BD are capitalized, and you can copy and paste it)

Their Website- Everything Biorb

This coupon is only for a limited time, so take advantage of it today, especially because Everything Biorb also has free shipping on orders over $3o.  You can’t go wrong there.

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EverythingBiorb.com – Biorb Resource & Store

May 9th, 2009
The best biorb resource on the internet

The best biorb resource on the internet

Hey everyone, I am writing to let you know about a great website dedicated to biube & biorb tanks, biorb accessories, and biorb information.  They have great prices, a HUGE SELECTION of biorb products, and great customer service.  Not only is everything Biorb a great online store, but they are dedicated to helping biorb & biube owners understand their aquariums better.  They have a biorb resource catalog that features videos, how to’s, and FAQ.  They come highly recommended from us, and right now they are offering free shipping on orders over $20.

They also have the NEW & POPULAR BiUbe Pure in limited stock

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