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 […]
A Nitrate Dosing Calculator For Better Tank Health (And Better Coral Color!)
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 […]
Measurements of 150 Watt Radium Bulbs
Tested bulbs are about six month old – considered expired. Spectrometer pics will be added ASAP.