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Controlling High Temperature in Reef Aquariums

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Controlling High Temperature in Reef Aquariums Reef aquarists are focused on providing their fish and invertebrates with the best of care. Much effort is spent maintaining water quality, lighting and water movement. Ideal water temperature is an area of debate, but most reef aquariums are kept between 76-83F. Reef keepers often find their water temperature creeps up during the day, …

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Marine Fish Nutrition

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Nutrition for Marine Fish – The Science Behind Fish Food Good nutrition is essential for keeping marine fish healthy and vibrant. We feed our fish a variety of fresh, frozen and prepared foods in hopes that it will cover all the “nutritional bases” and keep the fish in good shape. Many of us, in the reef aquarium hobby, gravitate towards …

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Tap Water: Friend or Foe to the Reef Keeper?

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Tap water: Friend or Foe to the Reef Keeper? For many aquarists tap water is just “water.” You add it to the tank and never give it another thought. But for the reef aquarist tap water is the lifeblood of the aquarium. The purity of the water we use to mix our saltwater or just top off our tanks is …

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Secrets of Coral Fragging: How to Frag Corals Successfully

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Are you new to the hobby and want to learn how to frag corals successfully? Are you an advanced aquarist and you’re looking for a few of the secrets of coral fragging and want to have better success fragging your own corals. Is your local aquarium club hosting a coral frag swap and you want to know how to quickly and …

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New Tank Syndrome

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New Tank Syndrome What is New Tank Syndrome? Let’s start at the beginning. Starting up a reef aquarium is exciting. You’ve got your lighting and filtration running and the tank is full of water. Now the fun of building the reef begins – right? Not so fast! Before you add hundreds or thousands of dollars of marine life to your …

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