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17 Best Biocube 32 Upgrades

Setting up a brand new all-in-one tank like the Biocube 32, by Coralife is a great way to get up and running fast–but just because it is called and all-in-one doesn’t mean you don’t have an opportunity to upgrade your tech even further. Check out these 17 Best Biocube Upgrades …

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51 Great gifts for saltwater aquarium lovers

Shopping for someone special this season? Or maybe you’re looking for ideas on how to spend that cash or the gift cards you just got. Either way, you’re in for a treat. Take a look at all the gizmos, gadgets, and tech in this list of 51 great gifts for saltwater …

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Best saltwater fish for a 20 gallon tank

20 gallons (75.7 liters) can be a great size for a saltwater tank. It is small enough to fit into most rooms or apartments, yet not so large that it takes up a hulking amount of space. 20 Gallon tank dimensions There are a few different designs/shapes available in this …

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Best Protein Skimmer Product Reviews

Over the years, I have tried several different protein skimmer models, and have even run my reef tank for years at a time without one. Now I am in the process of a new tank build and digging back in to find out which one I plan to buy and …

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Best Reef Aquarium Gloves: A Quick Product Review

When you work in your saltwater aquarium, you deal with – well, water. But there are other concerns you may face. Do you have corals? Sea anemones? Fish with spines? You need aquarium gloves to protect you while you’re scrubbing, aquascaping, or rearranging your rockwork. Maybe they’re not the most …

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FAQ on Reef Aquarium LED Lights: All You Need to Know

If you spend any time looking over your electric bill, you know owning a saltwater aquarium can rack up significant costs. You’ve probably also heard that reef aquarium LED lights help cut down on the funds leaving your wallet every month. (As a matter of fact, one of the most …

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Water Movement: Why It’s Important in a Saltwater Aquarium

Maintaining high-quality saltwater is, arguably, the most important thing you do for your reef aquarium. And I bet if I asked for the most important water parameters, you’d list temperature, pH, and nutrient or contaminant levels. Well, one other important water parameter often gets ignored, neglected, or otherwise taken for …

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Choosing the Best Aquarium Reactor Media

Everyone loves a clean saltwater aquarium. But crystal-clear views through the glass don’t happen by magic. You need special filters such as aquarium reactor media to get the job done. Otherwise, you face an uphill battle with potential toxins, wastes, and thriving algae. (To say nothing of the potential health …

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7 Exciting Reef Tank Gadgets

For most of us, reef keeping brings a sense of immense joy and reward. And that quickly translates into a lifetime love for the hobby. We love the technology of aquarium equipment and reef tank gadgets (almost) as much as our fishy (and coral) friends. Even so, the art of …

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6 Reasons to Add Sponge Filters to Your Aquarium

When you start thinking about ALL of the equipment you need for your saltwater aquarium, it’s easy to overlook the little things – for instance, sponge filters. Everyone needs them around – and knows they’re necessary in the back of their mind – but the handy pieces of filter media …