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Newbie setup resources

Water Test: Is yours working?

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

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)

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)

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

Top 10 common mistakes newbies make when starting up a marine tank.

Top 10 common mistakes newbies make when starting up a marine tank.

People study other people’s past so they won’t make the same mistake, that is why we call it his story. (Get the puns?… ok fine sorry). Anyway here are the TOP 10 mistakes newbies make when starting up a marine tank.  Number 10: Jumping into the hobby without research. When people start to get interested […]Read More

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