SPS Deep Dive – Crayola Plana

SPS Deep Dive – Crayola Plana November 19, 2021

I am a big fan of tabling Acropora and one classic I dig is the Crayola Plana. This Acropora plana has a cream colored base, purple tips and green polyps. It is a beautiful mix of contrasting colors, worthy of […]

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SPS Deep Dive – Crayola Plana

I am a big fan […]

10 Handy Household Items For a Reef Tank

Most of the equipment and […]

Nothing Good Happens Fast in a Reef Tank

Perhaps you have heard the saying that nothing good happens fast in a reef tank. It is so true. Patience is a key ingredient for success in this hobby, on a number of […]

Top 10 Tips For Glueing PVC Pipe

Whether you use PVC pipe […]

SPS Deep Dive – Jackson’s Rainbow Tenuis

These days rainbow Acropora tenuis are very popular among SPS collectors. Many of these corals are shown under blue lights to highlight their florescent […]

Top 5 Most Underrated (and CHEAP) SPS Corals

There are SO many SPS corals to choose from these days and many are being sold at ridiculously high prices. Sorry, but I can’t justify paying a few […]

What to Dose For SPS? Supplements, Additives & Coral Food

You can ask successful reefkeepers what they dose for SPS in terms of supplements, additives and coral food […]

5 Tips to Raise pH in a Reef Tank

An acceptable pH for a reef tank is between 7.8 and 8.5. However, I have found my SPS corals do better when pH is in the 8.1 to 8.5 range.


There are several reasons why pH might be […]