Bare Bottom Reefing

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Bare bottom reefing If you are setting up an aquarium in the near future, one of the decisions you will have to make is whether you want to go with a bare bottom. I’m not kidding. Bare bottom reefing is the rage these days—so if you don’t want people to …

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Six Simple Words for Aquarium Success:

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Six Simple Words for Aquarium Success: Water changes, water changes, water changes…      Perform 10-20% partial water changes weekly   When I was younger, I used to play basketball—and I remember my Uncle telling me that the most important things to practice on my own came down to five …

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Frag Corals in Separate Containers

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Here is a quick tip to consider if you are going to try and frag a coral from your tank. First a quick definition: frag, I believe is a short-hand term for fragment. Most coral species can reproduce from fragments, or frags. Therefore a small piece of a coral colony is a …

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Quarantine Tank for Saltwater Fish

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Next to the protein skimmer, the quarantine tank is one of the most important pieces of equipment you can purchase. Adding fish to a tank without the proper quarantine period is like playing Russian Roulette with your fish tank. You can get away with it for a few rounds, but after a while the odds stack up against you, and your fish will pay the price.

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