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Starfish ID Please

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Hitchhiker Starfish ID Please Do you have these starfish growing in your tank?I do. They are called Asterina Starfish. They are tiny starfish that grow up to be about a quarter of an inch to an inch across (Sprung 2001)—which I found out, through painstaking scientific examination, is approximately the same size as George Washington’s face on a quarter (Ulrich…being …

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Reef Aquarium Gloves Product Review

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Reef Aquarium Gloves Product Review This may be a first time for me to ever say this–and it might even be the first time this has ever been stated in the English language, but I’m excited about a new pair of gloves I just bought. They are bright yellow gloves, made by a company called Atlas. The pair I bought …

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Reef Aquarium LED Lights

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One of the most popular articles I have written is a post on Reef Aquarium LED lights that I wrote almost exactly two years ago. At the time, I had an OLD light fixture that ran 2 x 96 watt power compact lamps and either a 175 watt metal halide. The lamps were shot, and it was time to replace …

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Tang Police: Friends of Fish or Underbelly of the Hobby?

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The Tang Police: Friends of Fish or Underbelly of the Hobby? I received an email from a Newsletter subscriber, the other day, asking for advice on how to care for the yellow tang they had purchased for their tank…that was NOT large enough to house a yellow tang. I struggled with how to deliver the message. According to Scott M. …

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10 Aquarium photography tips and the gear that won’t break the bank

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Aquarium photography tips and essential gear to take great fish tank photos One thing we all seem to share, in this hobby, is being able to sit and appreciate the wonders of the ocean from our homes. It is no surprise, then, to see that there are a whole lot of us who also take a lot of pride in …

Albert B Ulrich III10 Aquarium photography tips and the gear that won’t break the bank