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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!

How to Keep SPS Coral Part 3: Selection & Placement

How to Keep SPS Coral Part 3: Selection & Placement August 3, 2020

One key to keeping an eye catching SPS dominated reef is to plan ahead and think about what the reef might look like in a year or two when it matures. Do your

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How to Keep SPS Coral Part 3: Selection & Placement

One key to keeping an eye catching SPS dominated reef is to plan ahead and think about what the reef might look like in a year or two when it matures. Do your […]

How to Keep SPS Coral Part 2: Aquascaping & Planning Ahead

When I started out in this hobby many years ago I have to admit I was clueless when it came to properly aquascaping a […]

How to Keep SPS Coral Part 1: Testing, Lighting, and Flow

SPS or small polyp stony corals are typically found in the shallow parts of our world’s coral reefs in areas with intense light and turbulent water. These corals […]

How to Live Stream With an Elgato Cam Link 4K Video Card

I have done a lot of live streaming over the years to share video of my 187 gallon fish tank and in doing so I have used several different video capture […]

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 […]