13 AUG 2020
Why Chinchillas Love Blue Sparkle Dust?
Posted By : Guest Filed Under : Chinchillas | Chinchilla Bath Dust
Chinchillas have dense fur. Over time, oils and moisture collect in their fur. In the wild, chinchillas have no way to clean their fur other than to roll around in volcanic ash which acts as an absorbent. You should never bathe your chinchilla in water. Doing so would remove the natural oils which protect their skin and helps them regulate their body temperature. Instead, it is best to give them a bowl or container filled with "special" dust for them to roll around in. The finer the dust, the better.   A regular dust bath is an absolute necessity for chinchillas. Taking a vigorous dust bath is one of their natural behaviors, and is how chinchillas keep their lush coats clean and healthy. Not only does this dust bath help to keep their thick fur smooth and silky, it is thought to be relaxing and fun for chinchillas. Blue Sparkle is the best chinchilla dust you can use. This ultra-fine aluminum silicate powder contains no limestone, glass, or sand and shakes compl.. [More] chinchilladustbath5.jpg
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01 AUG 2020
Evolution Aqua Introduces K1 Micro Media
Posted By : Guest Filed Under : Evolution Aqua
Filter media has never been so exciting! The Kaldnes 'K' series of media has been around for well over two decades, and it is widely used in aquaculture as the basis of the highly efficient biofilters required for heavily-stocked systems. Owners of Evolution Aqua’s Nexus range of pond filters will be familiar with K1 and larger K3 media, but its use in aquarium filtration has been pretty limited. With this new 'baby' version of K1, Evolution Aqua is hoping to change that, but it will also still be of interest to pond owners. In fact, the possibilities are almost endless.   What is K1 Micro? K1 Micro is an even smaller version of standard K1, measuring approximately 6 x 6mm. The polyethylene media has a specific wheel-like shape, with a cross-shaped central portion. By shrinking the size of the media, Evolution Aqua has managed to up the surface area per unit volume, allowing for more space for bacterial colonization. However, surface area isn&rsqu.. [More] k1microblog.png
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