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Entries Tagged as 'Algae Problems'

Halimeda Informational Video

January 10th, 2010 · No Comments

A nice video presentation from a Hawaiian scientist on Halimeda.  I found this video on Youtube and the presenter gives a very insightful view on Hawaiian Halimeda, its life cycle and general ecology.  Worth the watch if you are interested in keeping this certain macro-algae.

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Tags: Algae · Algae Problems · Halimeda · Marine reef aquarium · Uncategorized

How to Take care of a Green Sinularia Coral

August 10th, 2008 · No Comments

    Pictured above is a green Sinularia coral, one of nine colonies my main tank has.  These corals are a very hardy soft coral that is similar in shape to colt (Cladiella) and tree (Nepthea) corals.  Many beginner reefers often mistake the three, however you can tell the difference by looking at the stalk.  The Sinularia […]

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Tags: Algae Problems · Green Sinularia · How to take care of a green sinularia · Marine reef aquarium · Propagation · Reef Aquaria · Reef tank Pictures · Saltwater reef aquarium · Uncategorized · corals · reefkeeping · soft coral

The Macro Algae Chaetomorpha

August 8th, 2008 · 8 Comments

   The macro algae Chaetomorpha has become a reefers best friend in the last few years, beating out Caulerpa as the macro algae of choice.  Chaetomorpha is generally placed in a refugium that is connected to a saltwater reef tank where It is usually balled up.  This macro algae has many benefits to a reefkeeper but generally its […]

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Tags: Algae · Algae Problems · Caulerpa · Cheatomorpha · Dealing with Nusaince Algae · Macro Algae · Marine reef aquarium · Saltwater · Saltwater reef aquarium · reefkeeping

How I Cured My Saltwater Tank Of Nuisance Algae

July 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

  When I first started in the saltwater aquarium hobby I had a real tough time fighting nuisance algae.  Nuisance algae is easy to get and tough to get rid of.  It comes in a variety of greens, reds, and brown colors.  Once you get nuisance algae it usually spreads like wildfire.  As you can […]

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Tags: Algae · Algae Problems · Dealing with Nusaince Algae · Reef · Reef Aquaria · Reef tank Pictures · Saltwater Fish · Saltwater reef aquarium · aquarium

Phosphate Reactor Review

May 24th, 2008 · No Comments

  There are certain pieces of equipment that every reefer should have to maintain a healthy thriving marine reef aquarium, such as a skimmer and lighting to name a couple. Aside from these two key components, a serious reef should consider using a phosphate remover in a phosphate reactor.
  Phosphate reactors are designed to move […]

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Tags: Algae · Algae Problems · reef aquarium equipment