What do you tell your inquistive neighbors when they ask, "Why do you do all of this?" Well, a thread was recently started on Reef Central that includes lots of reefkeepers opinions on the subject. Check it out here:
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Take a close look at what just hitchhiked into this reefkeeper's tank. Is this Santa's latest attempt to spread the word of Christmas into the reefkeeping world?
I think not! Anyhow, check out how Dr. Ron Shimek identified this unusual critter here:
There's an interesting thread in the Reef Chemistry Forum showing results from a recent salt study. Twenty popular brands were tested to determine their levels of calcium, alkalinity and magnesium. Take a look and see how your particular salt faired in the comparison.
Are you setting up a new tank and wondering how to aquascape your new toy? Do-it-yourself foam structures offer a way to build a unique, custom-designed reef. Check out this thread in the Do-it-Yourself forum:
Have you ever thought of modifying your VorTech? Well, Adam Blundell has done just that. In this new article in Reefkeeping Magazine, Adam explains the process...
"I’ve been working with the EcoTech Marine VorTech pump for over a year now. I’ve burned them up, broken parts, run them dry and done all sorts of things you wouldn’t normally try on a $400 pump. Thankfully, it’s my job. Overall, I’d have to say I am very pleased and certainly impressed by these pumps. For people (like me) who are fascinated with water flow patterns, the use of sync/anti-sync technology is a playground of wonder. Additionally, the shear volume and direction of the flow creates many opportunities. Read more...
Hello, everyone. I wanted to draw your attention to our new Tank of the Month. Please enjoy.
We thought it would be a good idea to share a great thread that helps answer some questions about fish compatibility for your new saltwater fish tank.
PLEASE, check out your intended fish purchases here first!
Greetings all! Welcome to our first installment of our new look at Reefkeeping's blog! In lieu of all of the changes that we are going through with the magazine, we decided to try a new approach for a while. We will be doing a blog style publication until we get things squared away with the magazine itself.
In this new approach we will be making frequent blog entries of some of the new and exciting happenings with the hobby. We hope you like the new look and hope you enjoy reading.
We thought we would share a couple of threads that might help answer some questions about the care of your zoanthids. We see threads pop up all the time asking these very questions.
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November's Thread of the Month goes to Tswifty. In this thread he discusses his bacteria driven system that started as a curiosity regarding dosing Vodka to reduce nutrient levels. Read more...
Join us by reading and commenting in the current Thread of the Month linked below.