Archive for the Reef Category


LED UPDATE!

I know that it’s been some time since new content has been added to this website.  I also appreciate all of you that have visited even though I have not been updating.  Since so much time has gone by, I have been able to not only use LED fixtures on some of my aquariums, I […]

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Reef Tank Care

What makes reef tank care different than any other saltwater aquarium care?  With typical saltwater aquariums, the aquarist has to worry about the health of the saltwater fish by maintaining temperature, feeding quality foods, and changing the water regularly so that even the least hardy fish has a chance to thrive and survive.  In a […]

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Marine Aquarium Filtration

Not all marine aquarium filtration systems are created equal.  The myriad of choices, especially to the beginner, can be overwhelming. Many saltwater aquariums can get by with simple easy to use, easy to install and easy to afford aquarium filters like hang on the back style or canister style units. Others, like reef tanks or […]

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Aquarium Fixtures

Aquarium fixtures are typically lighting units that either mount inside your fish tank canopy, sit on top of your tank or are suspended from the ceiling or wall.  Which one you choose depends on your needs and the needs of the tank inhabitants.  Fresh water tanks with fish only usually need minimal lighting and a […]

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Saltwater Tank Lights

Choosing saltwater tank lights can be difficult at best if you’re not familiar with what is available. The goal of this article is to shed some light, pun intended, on the options for sale. Many people suffer from analysis paralysis. Choices of aquarium lighting for saltwater tanks depends on whether the fish tank in question […]

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Saltwater Reef Supplies

Saltwater reef supplies are as important to the dedicated hobbyist as the corals they keep in their reef aquariums. Great aquarium supplies can come with great prices. Knowing the amount of salt, nutrients, carbon and water conditioners that will be needed for a year or even a quarter of a year will allow the aquarium […]

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