Reef tanks can be pretty intimating for a newcomer. LPS Corals are the big show stoppers in the tank with their colors and their varieties, but not all LPS corals are created equally. Some of these corals are difficult to keep, but we have a list of corals here that you can safely pick from if you are looking to get into coral keeping.
For someone who is a seasoned hobbyist, a nano reef tank offers a challenge with great rewards for either home or office. For a new hobbyist, a nano reef tank offers an entry into the wonderful hobby of reef aquarium keeping for those who take the proper steps.
Algae scrubbers are finally starting to pick up mainstream acceptance in the Reefkeeping community! As someone who has advocated, for many years it great to see them more widely accepted. There is still a lot of skepticism in the industry though and many store still push other products and solution. I created this article below so you can see the differences between an Algae Scrubber (AKA Algae Turf Scrubber) and other solutions like there. Let's get started.
This is a list of 55 words of wisdom I have been thinking about for some time. Each one of these things can be a post on its own but I feel placing these all on a single post is a great reference to anyone starting out the hobby or wants reminders on general advice on reefing.
Saltwater fish are beautiful fish. A number of us get into the hobby loving the site of these fish in public aquariums or seeing a friend's aquarium. We have compiled a list of the 10 most beautiful fish for saltwater aquariums.
As we saw in our previous post, the Emerald Crab was rated the #1 algae eater in a saltwater aquarium. I wanted to dive in deeper in this post about this crab and why this crab is a great addition to your saltwater tank. I'm going to break this post down Q A style for simplicity:
Fish tanks are expensive. It can be very discouraging for a newcomer wants to get involved in something like a saltwater tank and then finds out how expensive the hobby is to get started. Is there such thing as cheap fish tanks? There definitely is if you know where to look and are patient to wait for good deal.
Damselfish get a really bad rap in the reef-keeping hobby, however, there are sane ones that exist that have that trademark damsel blue. In this post, I discuss less aggressive Damelfish and how to introduce them to your tank.
There is a lot of confusion when it comes to LED lighting for reef tanks. They look great and provide a lot of benefits to your reef tank, they are pretty technologically advanced. However, a number of reefers have reported mixed results with LEDs and the specs on these fixtures are not exactly universal unlike traditional T5 lighting. We created this article to assist in the LED selection and buying process. Our goal is at the end of the article is you been given the knowledge to select the best LED system for your tank:
As an retail seller of aquarium supplies, we always stay up on the latest developments in the industry. One such development has been getting a lot of mention on forums, but not a lot of mention from manufacturers. That development is called the algae turf scrubber. I have seen them in action and have become a believer in them.