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Six Simple Words for Aquarium Success:

Six Simple Words for Aquarium Success: Water changes, water changes, water changes…      Perform 10-20% partial water changes weekly   When I was younger, I used to play basketball—and I remember my Uncle telling me that the most important things to practice on my own came down to five simple words: “run, run, run, run, run.” While the life …

The Five Dumbest Things I’ve Done as an Aquarium Hobbyist

I’ve done my fair share of dumb things, and I thought maybe sharing them with you will help start the healing…or at least help me get half-way to the ten dumbest things I’ve done list. 5) Siphoned gallons of water onto the floor  Don’t pretend like you haven’t done that too. I’ve done this more times than I care to …

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Frag Corals in Separate Containers

Here is a quick tip to consider if you are going to try and frag a coral from your tank. First a quick definition: frag, I believe is a short-hand term for fragment. Most coral species can reproduce from fragments, or frags. Therefore a small piece of a coral colony is a frag and the action of fragmenting a coral is called …