Are you ready to start a Marine Tank?
As a newbie in the salty side of the hobby, you might have heard people telling you that starting a marine aquarium tank is relatively expensive compare to a freshwater tank and it is hard to upkeep it. If you ever have thoughts of starting a marine reef or fish only tank and not sure […]Read More
Water Test: Is yours working?
Salifert Test kit – One of the popular aquarium water testing brand For many avid reef keeper, one of the favourite past time is to conduct water test. Since the fishes and corals we keep come from an environment which is very stable, it is meaningful for us to ensure our little water tank imitate […]Read More
Driving the Reef Aquarium like a Car
Consider this, what does it take for you to keep the car on the road? You right foot is pressing on the accelerator, your hand is steady on the wheel, your eyes are taking in the sights around you while checking if there is any obstructions. This is how you can keep your reef aquarium […]Read More
BASIC REEF CHEMISTRY (PART I)
This is the first in two articles dealing with the basics of reef chemistry. This will be written as a crash course on what hobbyists need/ ought to know. The article to follow touches on information, which is useful but not necessary to know. SALINITY The salinity of seawater is typically given either in units […]Read More
Starting your first marine tank. Overview to plan your equipment and budget (Part 2)
This is a continuation of a 2 part series. Saltwater The ideal situation is to start the salt mix with the cleanest possible water. RODI (Reverse Osmosis De-Ionize) filters produce pure water by deploying a series of filters to remove sediments, chlorine and other contaminants such as copper, chromium, ammonia, nitrate & phosphorous that may […]Read More