Emergency Simulation # 2: Equipment failure

Albert B Ulrich III aquarium lighting, Aquarium Maintenance, aquarium powerhead, aquarium return pump, Equipment 2 Comments

As a follow up to last week’s blog post, I am trying to pressure test my aquarium set-up and prepare for an emergency. This series was inspired by the book, The Martian, a book turned major motion picture about an astronaut stranded on Mars who deals with one emergency after …

Albert B Ulrich IIIEmergency Simulation # 2: Equipment failure

Will switching to reef LED aquarium lights save money?

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I found myself asking the question: “Will switching to reef LED aquarium lights save money?” a lot lately–mostly because I’m overdue to change out my light bulbs. So now that it is time to fork over the ~$110 to replace my lights (to purchase a new metal halide lamp and 2 power …

Albert B Ulrich IIIWill switching to reef LED aquarium lights save money?
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Reef Aquarium Lighting

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Reef Aquarium Lighting One of the most common questions I hear from new saltwater aquarium hobbyists about reef aquarium lighting is, “How much light do I need? Is there a minimum wattage I should consider to keep coral in a reef tank?” I have heard aquarists offer up the advice …

Albert B Ulrich IIIReef Aquarium Lighting