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Category Archives: Tanks
I love adding new fish to saltwater tanks. However, adding fish to your display tank can be dangerous for certain types of fish, specifically fish with spines line clownfish, tangs and lionfish. Here’s how to keep your finned friends safe and prevent excess stress before they reach your tank. Tagged as: acclimating fish , friday am quick tip
Coral Vue, the company behind Reef Octopus line of reef equipment, recently debuted with their own line of glass aquariums and showed them at 2012 Macna floor in Dallas. They’re called Reef Octopus Luxury Systems and advertise as fully functional saltwater systems with a large degree of customization. Let’s take a closer look on what Coral Vue offers with this new addition to it’s product catalog…… More:
Just a big ole’ crab. Hurricanes can’t stop us. We’re back with another podcast to discuss soft corals, an Aquanerd tip, glass-cleaning tools, lighting, hand lotions and oils, and gloves. Download the podcast here , or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes . Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads. If you enjoyed our podcast, please tell others.— Gary and Christine Don’t discount soft-coral tanks Check the system before you plug in the pump Rinse hands and arms before working on the tank
If your new finned friend came from a hyposalinity environment, you need to raise the salinity slowly over the course of a week of more.
The South Florida-based aquarium manufacturer Reef Savvy came to MACNA with the intention to show their work and I must say they’ve had some great looking tanks at the conference’s floor.… More:
After my marine velvet outbreak where I lost 12 fish in 3 days, I set out to take the confusion out of treating and preventing fish diseases in saltwater tanks. I did it by reading the scientific papers to give you the straight (and easy to understand) facts and I partnered with a fish disease expert to bring you The No-Nonsense Guide to Marine Fish Disease, Treatment and Quarantine. Read more here Tagged as: fish disease , ich , marine velvet , quarantine fish , quarantine tank
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Get the Facts on Curing and Preventing Marine Fish Diseases… More:
Prior to MACNA, I had the opportunity to ask the guys at Real Reef to create a Rock Bowl for my tank. I’ve wanted something to grow mangroves near the top of the rockwork, where they would be able to grow up toward the metal halides high above the water.
Bananas, uncooked meat and whiny girlfriends…all items that expire after a certain amount of time.
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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday Am Quick Tip #97: Check the Date and Prosper… More:
Everyone procrastinates and doesn’t believe that an extended power outage will ever happen to them.
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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday Am Quick Tip #96: There Is A Battery Backup Waiting Outside… More:
Something is Missing and Something Took Its Place: An Update on Mr. Saltwater Tank’s 235 Gallon Tank
The dog days of summer are over and after a summer of avoiding a chiller for my saltwater tank, it is time to bring you up to speed on my 235 gallon mixed reef tank. Grab some popcorn and see what’s gone on in terms of coral, fish, fish on the fringe and saltwater tank equipment. Tagged as: 235 gallon tank , hydor skimmer , My Reef Creations , sump , triggerfish
Navigating the maze (and tangles) of electrical cords around your saltwater tank is not fun.