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Reef aquariums are very complex and keeping them heathy for the long term can be difficult. Articles here can be used as a guide in keeping a healthier home reef aquarium.

 
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Plankton and its Significance for your Aquarium

by Kristin Fehr
Topic: Reef Aquarium Information
Plankton. It isnít a species or type of plant or animal. Plankton is the term used to describe all free floating organisms in open water (marine and fresh). Although we may usually think of plankton as being microscopic species, many can be seen by the naked eye (such as copepods) or can even be ...

Published: Sunday 15 May, 2011

Sumps for the Reef Aquarium?

by Kevin Brown
Topic: Reef Aquarium Information
What is a sump? A sump is another tank of water usually under the main reef aquarium that can house various forms of mechanical, chemical and biological filtration. It can also be used as a refugium. Benefits of using a sump A sump will increase the water volume of the reef system and having the l...

Published: Tuesday 09 November, 2010

Live Rock and the Saltwater Reef Aquarium

by Kevin Brown
Topic: Reef Aquarium Information
Live Rock and the Saltwater Aquarium What Is Live Rock? Live rock is the calcium carbonate skeletons of long dead coral and other calcareous organisms. It is called live because it has many forms of micro and macroscopic ocean life on and inside of it. Live rock is frequently used to culture new sal...

Published: Monday 08 November, 2010

Algae and How It Can Affect Your Aquarium

by Kristin Fehr
Topic: Reef Aquarium Information
Most aquarists fight algae at some point during the life of their marine aquarium. You might experience algae sheets on your glass, encrusted on your live rock or other decorations, or free floating in the aquarium. There are many types of algae, and not all are bad. Some are even quite pretty. ...

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Macro Algae

by Kevin Brown
Topic: Reef Aquarium Information
Macro Algae provides many benefits in the saltwater aquarium. One of these benefits is to provide a food source for the inhabitants of the aquarium. Other benefits macro algae provides is a means of nutrient export for phosphate, nitrate, and nitrites. Macro algae can also provide a place for safe h...

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Providing Good Flow in the Reef Aquarium

by Kevin Brown
Topic: Reef Aquarium Information
Providing good water movement in a reef aquarium Good water flow is essential in keeping a healthy and attractive reef aquarium. In fact it is only second to having the correct lighting for the growth and health of corals. In this article I will discuss types of current, reason for needing good flow...

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Reef Aquarium Lighting

by Kevin Brown
Topic: Reef Aquarium Information
Metal Halide, Power Compact, T5HO, NO, VHO, and LED Reef Aquarium Lighting Basics: The type of light you can use or need depends on the size aquarium and the coral and other invertebrates that you want in it. Corals and other invertebrates like anemones will need light to sustain them and having the...

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