rowaphos in a saltwater tank

How to Use ROWAphos in a Saltwater Tank

ROWAphos is one of those products I wish I did not have to use, but it works so well that most reefers end up using it, or trying it at least. It is very effective at maintaining lower levels of ...
GFO in a saltwater aquarium

What is GFO in a Saltwater Aquarium?

There is one constant in keeping a saltwater aquarium, the prevalence of phosphates. There are a few ways of lowering phosphate to more desirable levels, with GFO being one of them. GFO (Granular Ferric Oxide) is a dry granular red-brown ...
control phosphates in a saltwater tank

How to Control Phosphate in a Saltwater Tank

Phosphorous is present is every reef aquarium.  From the moment you cycle your tank, your relationship with phosphate will develop over the years. Learning to control it from the beginning will reap huge rewards for the future of your aquarium ...
gift ideas for a saltwater aquarium keepers

Gift Ideas for a Saltwater Aquarium Keeper

Buying a gift for someone who keeps a saltwater tank can be a nightmare. Invariably, they already have everything they need, and anything else seems superfluous and overly expensive. I know this, because I have a long-suffering wife who makes ...
how to get rid of red slime cyanobacteria

How to Get Rid of Red Slime Cyanobacteria in a Reef Tank

Photo provided by R. Munden Cyanobacteria or ‘red slime’ is one of those unwanted occurrences that is most likely to affect maturing saltwater tanks, or tanks that are out of balance. Depending on how aggressively it is behaving in your ...
get rid of digitate hydroids in a reef tank

How To Get Rid Of Digitate Hydroids In a Reef Tank

Digitate hydroids, also known as colonial hydroids, belong to a class of animals called Hydrozoa. A hydroid is part of their life stage. Hydrozoa are small predators related to jellyfish. In fact, sometimes the first appearance of hydroids in your ...
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