The Benefits of a Remote Sump

The Benefits of a Remote Sump April 23, 2019

It takes a lot of equipment to run a thriving SPS reef tank and that makes it a challenge to fit everything underneath a tank stand. My first reef tank was in an apartment in New York City and I […]

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The Benefits of a Remote Sump

It takes a lot of […]

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How To Avoid a Skimming Disaster With a Float Switch

I am a big fan of preparing for the worst when it comes to keeping a reef tank and I constantly think about ways to prevent […]

How To Ship SPS Frags

Back in the “old” days […]

GHL Profilux 4 Controller – Setup & Initial Thoughts

As detailed in an earlier blog post, I am making the switch from a Neptune APEX controller to the GHL Profilux 4. What are my first impressions? […]

Switching From Neptune APEX to GHL Profilux 4

Change can be a difficult thing and over the years I have certainly had my moments of resisting it…..this is true for life in general and, specifically, the reef […]

Top 5 Beginner SPS Corals

SPS or Small Polyp Stony […]

Why Constant Alkalinity Monitoring is Important

How important is it to […]

How to Optimize Chaeto Growth

By Keith Berkelhamer, Owner of ReefBum, LLC, & Tristan Wilson, Owner of Pax Bellum, LLC

 

Keeping Chaeto in an algae reactor such as a Pax Bellum ARID is a great way to control nutrients and increase water clarity […]