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Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): The Easy Way To Get Rid of Mushroom Corals

Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): Eradicating mushroom corals requires simply cutting the top of the coral off. With the top removed, the base will die. The rest of the story: Whoever said that must have fantastic luck or be completely delusional. The only way I’ve ever successfully eradicated mushroom corals from a tank is by cutting the top off, then completely covering the base with epoxy. If the smallest amount of the base is left uncovered, it will regrow a new top and the coral will start growing again. I’ll also add enough epoxy such that I cover an extra inch (1″) of the rock around the base of the coral to make sure it doesn’t somehow find light and start growing again. Other mushroom eradication methods I’ve tried include MORE: Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): The Easy Way To Get Rid of Mushroom CoralsMore:

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday Am Quick Tip: The Backup Generator You (Likely) Didn’t Know You Had

At some point in your saltwater tank career, the power will go out. While having a generator is the best plan for a power outage, here’s a source of backup power you might not know you had.  MORE: Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday Am Quick Tip: The Backup Generator You (Likely) Didn’t Know You HadMore:

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip: Don’t Assume This Part Of Your Tank Is Consistent

I’ve said that saltwater tanks don’t like variability and here’s one place you need to check for consistency  MORE: Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip: Don’t Assume This Part Of Your Tank Is ConsistentMore:

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip: Strike A Pose And See Your Progress

Changes in your saltwater tank aren’t always easily noticeable. Here’s one way to make sure you don’t miss a thing  MORE: Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip: Strike A Pose And See Your ProgressMore:

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday Am Quick Tip: How to Feed Nori Without The Mess

My fish love nori and here’s a very useful and mess-free way to feed it to your fish:  MORE: Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday Am Quick Tip: How to Feed Nori Without The MessMore:

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday Am Quick Tip: Buy It, Bag It, Then Secure It

I use these things for livestock and nearly everywhere else around my tank. Links in this video: www.mrsaltwatertank.com/site/springclip MORE: Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday Am Quick Tip: Buy It, Bag It, Then Secure ItMore:

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Mr. Saltwater Tank Friday AM Quick Tip: Soft Plumbing’s Shadow

Going soft with your plumbing? Make sure you have plenty of these in your tool kit. 
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Time To Say Goodbye…To My Tank


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