View Post

Attending a Reef Aquarium Conference

On April 23, 2017, I had the good fortune to attend the 5th Annual Ocean State Reef Aquarium Society Conference, in Rhode Island. This is a bit self indulgent, but I thought I  would share my experience with you. If you have ever thought about going to a reef aquarium conference, but weren’t sure what to expect or if you …

View Post

9 Most Important Reef Tank Aquarium Water Parameters

Here are the 9 MOST IMPORTANT Reef Tank Parameters I cross-checked the information in their table with other reputable sources. The following suggested aquarium water parameters are adapted from LiveAquaria, Wikipedia, Fishchannel.com and Advanced Aquarist: Here are the 9 MOST IMPORTANT Reef Tank Parameters: Alkalinity Ammonia Calcium Nitrate Nitrite pH Phosphate Salinity Temperature     Let’s dive a little deeper …

View Post

Best rimless aquarium product review

Searching for the best rimless aquarium A short while ago, I started a journey to find the best rimless aquarium. I already have one aquarium running, but I wanted to experience starting over and the freedom of starting another aquarium from scratch. I haven’t been on the market for a new saltwater aquarium in years, and I was surprised at all …

View Post

Red Slime Algae Cyanobacteria

What are Red Slime Algae? Red Slime Algae is the common name for an aquarium troublemaker otherwise known as red cyanobacteria. Since the term cyanobacteria sounds like either a bizarre Crayola Crayon color or the bacterial strain in a Michael Crichton novel (how’s that for a dated reference), the more popular term red slime algae tends to fit quite well. Red slime …