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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 care for Feather Duster’s in the Reef Aquarium

February 18th, 2009 · 7 Comments

[ad] One of the most common creatures kept in the reef aquarium trade other then corals and fish are feather dusters.  Feather Dusters come in many diffrent sizes and colors and the more common ones such as the Sabellastarte indica (shown above) are very hardy and easy to keep.  Feather dusters offer the reef aquarist diversification [...]

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Preventing Your Reef Tank Sump from Overflowing

January 7th, 2009 · 4 Comments

 I recently received an email from a reef aquarist that was concerned about her reef tank and sump setup.  The person was looking for a way to prevent siphon into her sump and thereby preventing flooding of her sump and display tank.  I wrote her back saying that I would right an article about preventing overflowing her [...]

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Tags: aquarium · How to build a sump with baffles · Marine reef aquarium · Preventing your reef tank sump from overflowing · Reef · Reef Aquaria · reef aquarium equipment · Reef Aquarium Maintenence Schedule · Sump · Uncategorized

Saltwater Aquarium Live Rock

October 18th, 2008 · 2 Comments

    The most daunting task for a beginner saltwater aquarium owner is choosing the right live rock to use in their aquarium.  There are many different choices between the origin of the live rock, the size, porosity and price.  Many beginning reef keepers are confused by the concept of using live reef rock as filtration [...]

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Cyclop-Eeze Review

August 26th, 2008 · No Comments

  I have been using Cyclop-Eeze for several years now and I can say that it is a pretty good fish food to supplement your saltwater fish’s diet.  Cyclop-Eeze is made from tiny crustaceans that are high in antioxidants and highly unsaturated fatty acids (HUFA’s).    Cyclop-Eeze comes freeze dried in a can (like a powder) [...]

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