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Water Motion in Your Aquarium

Water Motion in Your Aquarium

Water Motion in Your Aquarium By: Michael Phife The movement of water is an important factor when keeping any type of aquarium. Depending on how fast or slow the water moves is completely dependent on what marine life you are keeping or planning to keep in the tank....

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Testing Your Water

Testing Your Water

Testing Your Water By: Michael Phife One of the biggest factors that goes into starting up a new aquarium is being able to test the water. As mentioned previously in the Nitrogen Cycle article, there are a lot of factors that go into play when establishing a cycle for...

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Vibrant Aquarium Cleanser

Vibrant Aquarium Cleanser

In reefkeeping we all have seen our fair share of beneficial bacteria products, and now there is a new one to choose from: Vibrant Aquarium Cleanser by Underwater Creations Inc. This bacteria blend claims to brighten and clean aquariums in as little as 12 hours....

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A Beginners’ Guide to the Best Choice for Aquarium Corals

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Corals thrive primarily in oceans where the environment is different than in a reef tank, so choosing the appropriate coral for your aquarium is an important choice. The light, UV exposure, temperatures and other conditions are quite different in an aquarium than they...

Shedding Some Light on Coral Coloration

Shedding Some Light on Coral Coloration

Corals are some of the most delicate and popular living organisms in the ocean. They are admired for their complex but beautiful structures, their provision of habitats for other sea life and of course, their mesmerizing colors. Their colorful nature makes corals a...

Coral 101: structure and growth

Coral 101: structure and growth

Many people don’t think about the concept of coral as a growing organism. Coral organisms are some of the oldest and longest living animals on the planet. In fact, the geological record shows that ancestors of current coral ecosystems were formed a minimum of 240...