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First and foremost, I hope everyone is well and safe during these trying times. I would like to assure you that I am taking every precaution to insure the health of you, the customer. I am being extra diligent about cleanliness and will closely monitor myself for any sign of illness. As a result, my online frag, equipment, and gear stores will remain open. To help you potentially save money during the crisis I have compiled 5 Money Saving Reef Tank Tips. This is also a great time to enroll in my online Reef Keeping Master Class. Many thanks for the continued support!

Doser Pump Maintenance Tips

Doser Pump Maintenance Tips May 25, 2020

Equipment maintenance is very important and I really try to be diligent and keep up with it. If you let it slide then breakdowns or malfunctions are

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Doser Pump Maintenance Tips

Equipment maintenance is very important and I really try to be diligent and keep up with it. If you let it slide then breakdowns or malfunctions are […]

Tips on How to Remove Detritus

In the reef keeping hobby the word ‘detritus’ is a dirty word, literally. Detritus is dead organic matter such as fragments of dead organisms or fish […]

GHL Pushes Back Delivery of ION Director to Fall, But Announces Enhancements

Well, all good things come to those who wait and unfortunately the wait will be a bit longer for those who pre-ordered […]

A Reef in a Rubbermaid? Why its Important to Keep Live Rock Alive

Is it possible to keep live rock and have a captive reef in a Rubbermaid tub? Yes, maybe and no 🙂 It all depends on the […]

SPS Deep Dive: Acropora millepora

There are so many eye catching SPS corals in this hobby but beauty, as the saying goes, is in the eye of the […]

CoralVue Releases New IceCap 4K Gyre Flow Pump

CoralVue Aquarium Products has released the IceCap 4K Gyre Flow Pump as well as a 2K model, the latest versions of its Gyre pump. According to […]

SPS Deep Dive – Tubbs Stellata Monti

When I look for SPS corals to add to my reef tank I typically consider a few things. One, how hardy is it and can it easily adapt to different conditions in a […]

When is it Time To Switch Salt Mixes?

When is it time to switch salt mixes? Well, let’s start by discussing stability. To maintain a successful reef tank it is very […]