April Showers Bring May Flowers: Reef Edition

Despite the frequent rain and rampant pollen, Spring is finally here! Everyone knows that April showers bring May flowers but, how can this relate back to our reef tanks. Well, within this article we are going to discuss some of the best steps to take in April that can pay dividends in coral growth once […]

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How to Frag and Mount Coral

It is a great practice when replanting them, saving a dying colony, trading with others, or creating a side hustle from it for an extra dose of income.

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Corals for Beginners: Cutting your Teeth in Reefkeeping

If you’re new to reef-keeping and considering starting your own reef tank, you’re probably wondering, “What corals should I get? The corals we are talking about today are some of our favorites when it comes to hardy corals that are also easy on the eyes, making them ideal corals for beginners.

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Reef-A-Palooza-Chicago 2019

Come and celebrate with us the inaugural year of Reef-A-Palooza Chicago. Reef-A-Palooza Chicago will be in the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois on October 19-20, 2019. Chicago joins the line up with our other Reef-A-Palooza shows located in California, Orlando and New York.

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Tornado Alley Reef Expo 2019

Mark your calendar for this inaugural show hosted by the Tulsa Area Reef Club. Over 15 of some of the best coral vendors bring coral that everyone will desire to have in their reef tanks.

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Reef-A-Palooza Orlando 2019

Immerse yourself with the latest products and hottest corals on the showroom floor and then head out to experience Orlando. Choose between all of Orlando’s top restaurants, nightlife spots, shopping districts, sporting events, museums and performing arts.

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How often should I change my T5 bulbs?

To keep corals happy, T5 bulbs need to be replaced regularly. This article from popular T5 bulb manufacturer ATI breaks down the factors that affect bulb life and explains when and how to replace them.

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How to Care for SPS Corals by Robert Farnsworth

Within the reef aquarium hobby, you often hear the terms soft corals, LPS and SPS used to identify different groups of corals. Grouping corals in this fashion is useful because it not only describes the coral itself, but also helps aquarium hobbyists understand what a particular coral will need from us (lighting, placement, flow, parameters, etc.) in order to survive. If […]

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Coral Propagation… It’s not just for Coral Farmers! Part 2

In part one of this article, I offered a simple introduction to endeavors of coral propagation. As marine aquarium hobbyists and reefkeepers, we are reminded of the need to understand how and when to propagate our corals, almost every month or week, as we watch them grow. At minimum, we propagate corals to prune growth […]

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