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Metal Halide and T5 Grow Corals Better Than LED and Cost Less—Why Not Keep It Old School?

With the buzz about LED you might think everyone tossed their metal halides and T5s into the recycling bin. We’ll look at why they’re still used by aquarists, public aquariums, and propagation operations world-wide.

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AquaMaxx FC-Series Skimmers Strip Organics From Your Reef Tank and Look Great Doing It

We see a lot of interesting skimmer designs but one brand that always seems to stand out is AquaMaxx. A combination of innovative features and economical pricing is the hallmark of the AquaMaxx line.

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2 New Live Rock Alternatives To Consider For Your Aquascape: CaribSea’s Life Rock Shapes and Two Little Fishies’ STAX Rock

We are excited about two new “man-made” live rock alternatives that can make building the aquascape in your reef tank easier and safer: Two Little Fishies STAX Rock and CaribSea Life Rock Shapes!

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ATI Essentials and ATI Elements: What YOU Need to Know

ATI makes it easy to maintain ideal water parameters using their 3-part supplement solution, ATI Essentials. For optimal results, combine with ATI’s DP-6 doser, ATI Lab water testing, and ATI Elements.

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Never Kill Coral Again: Curiosities From MACNA 2017

Smooth-On is a company that makes kits for the do-it-yourself sculptor. So why were they at MACNA? Using molds and colors, it is possible to make an entire reef complete with live rock replica and corals.

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IT’S A TRAP! Robert Catches A Wrasse With The Aqua Medic Fish Trap

While compatibility among particular fish species and tank size requirements are well documented, many of us run into situations in which a fish needs to be removed from our aquarium.

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Connecticut High School Oceanography Students Put An “Algae Reactor” To The Test

Oceanography students at E.O. Smith High School in Storrs, Connecticut help maintain a coral propagation system and learn about coral biology and reef ecology.

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Making Waves with Aqamai’s Tiny Wi-Fi Controllable KPS Pump

Today we are taking a look at the new Aqamai KPS Wifi Controllable Powerhead from the people over at Hydor who brought us the popular line of Koralia powerheads.

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Measure Your Light and Protect Your Tank with Seneye Reef

The Seneye Reef is an aquarium monitoring system that uses patented technology to monitor your reef tank and can send you notifications in the event something goes wrong.

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Two Litte Fishies Pouch Feeder: What YOU Need to Know

Feeding seaweed is a great way to accommodate the herbivorous fish in your aquarium such as Tangs and Angelfish.  The Two Little Fishies pouch feeder is an awesome little device that securely holds sheets of seaweed to promote natural grazing habits and keep the seaweed from breaking down in your tank and entering your filtration […]

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