How to Measure Salinity in a Saltwater Aquarium

It goes without saying that salinity is the most fundamental parameter in a saltwater aquarium. Without salinity, it isn’t saltwater. Yet, perhaps precisely because salinity is such an important parameter, it is often overlooked. This article will explain what salinity is and why it is important to measure salinity. Then, we will discuss what your […]

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LED and T5 Hybrid: My Ultimate Lighting System

Being one that loves to tinker with my reef tank, I am ALWAYS looking for ways to make my tank better and my fish and corals “happier”. Whether it is a new filter, a new light, new additives or a new food, I am always looking for something better. Talking to other hobbyists as a […]

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My First Saltwater Aquarium (at home): Part 2

After waiting… and waiting… and waiting… my aquarium is finally cycled after about 5 weeks.Cycling is the killjoy of starting up a new fish tank. After you get all hyped up on the build, you’re forced to just sit and wait in the corner like a little kid. Being asked “When are we putting fish […]

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