Very frequently so-called beginner corals go on to become pests since they are (generally speaking) faster growing, less susceptible to tank stresses and often more aggressive than "ordinary corals".
Let the word AQUARIUM then be the one selected to indicate these interesting collections of aquatic animals and plants, distinguishing it as a Freshwater Aquarium, if contents be fluviatile, or a Marine Aquarium, if it be such as I have made the subject of the present volume. – The Aquarium, Philip Henry Gosse, 1856. The start... Continue Reading →
by Stratos It has become a phenomenon of increasing frequency in the reefing hobby today to have “too clean” of a tank. Zero nitrates, and sometimes even zero phosphates are found behind more and more tank issues. Either can be quite problematic for the tank. With the ever popular "ULNS" systems and all methods of carbon... Continue Reading →