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Anura pH 50 Product Review

A product review of the new line of Anura pH meters for the saltwater aquarium hobby–the Anura pH50 A few months back, I was approached by an entrepreneur, Randy, launching a new line of meters for the aquarium hobby. The brand name was Anura. He offered to provide free meters …

A quick review of cyanoacrylate coral fragging glue and two-part epoxies

Ready to get started with fragging your first corals but aren’t sure which cyanoacrylate coral fragging glue you should buy? Here is a quick product review of commercially available glues for use in coral fragging. Most of the coral adhesives in the market fall under one of two categories: Cyanoacrylate …

Bow Front Aquarium–Glass Aquarium

One question I get when people see my aquarium is, “I’m thinking about getting a bow front aquarium–do you like yours?” So I thought I’d explore the options when selecting a bow front aquarium and share my experiences with you here. Let’s start with some of the basics What is a …

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Aqua Illumination LED Product Review

2020 Aqua Illumination LED Product Review Looking for a great, high-end LED Aquarium Light? You should take a serious look at the Aqua Illumination HD lights. Aqua Illumination offers 3 different models: Aqua Illumination Prime HD Aqua Illumination Hydra 26 HD Aqua Illumination Hydra FiftyTwo HD Already know what you want? …

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Aquarium reactor media

There are three popular types of aquarium reactor media: Activated carbon Granulated Ferric Oxide (GFO) Biopellets What is activated carbon? Activated carbon is an old-school filtration media that’s been around since the dinosaurs.  It is one of the purifying agents inside a Brita brand water filter if you are familiar with …

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Best Aquarium Reactor Brand

What is an Aquarium Reactor? An aquarium reactor is an optional piece of aquarium equipment that adds automation and improvement to the process of providing clean, healthful water to your aquarium inhabitants. Think of it as part of the filtration system, by which you keep the aquarium water in tip-top shape. …

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A hot week and a hard lesson in coral heat stress

That is a quote from a  Dr. Foster’s article–and right now, it feels like the understatement of the century (hows that for an exaggeration). My story starts a couple of weeks ago, when my tank experienced a relatively sudden temperature change that put stress on my tank and caused me to …

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5 Best Selling Saltwater Aquarium Products

5 Best Selling Saltwater Aquarium Products Are you itching to buy a best selling saltwater aquarium product for your tank? Want to know what other blog readers are buying for their saltwater aquarium?  I have to admit, I was curious to see what other people are buying–and now that I know, …

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Reef Aquarium Gloves Product Review

Reef Aquarium Gloves Product Review: This may be the first time for me to ever say this–and it might even be the first time this has ever been stated in the English language, but I’m excited about a new pair of gloves I just bought. They are bright yellow gloves, …