Monthly Archives: April 2012

Pineapple Sponges

Who lives as a Pineapple Under the Sea? A Pineapple Sponge! Ever since we have seen and identified these pineapple sponges, we can’t help but sing the Spongebob Squarepants theme song every time we see them. These sponges are filter … Continue reading

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New Corals

Preuss Pets is currently having their 30th Anniversary Celebration, and with it comes lots of discounts and specials. One of the discounts we took advantage of was the 30% off propagated corals, which means they were not harvested from the … Continue reading

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Adding Fish to a Saltwater Aquarium

Adding fish to a saltwater aquarium take some consideration. You must first determine what kind of fish you would like to have, and then research their characteristics to determine if they are right for you and your tank. It is … Continue reading

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Lunar lighting in a reef tank

Lunar lighting in a reef tank, also known as moon lighting is a really cool addition. These lights are usually LED lights mostly in blue, but also in white. We purchased two of  the True Lumen blue LED light strips … Continue reading

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Emerald Crab Molt

We were aware that shrimp’s will molt, which is the shedding of the old exoskeleton to make way for new growth, but were not aware that crabs did. We have pulled a few shrimp exoskeletons from the aquarium over the last few months, … Continue reading

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Adding corals to your aquarium

Since we have been waiting for our clownfish to become healthy enough to kick the “Ich” (parasite) we have had problems with, we have been postponing the purchase of any new fish. Instead, we have acquired a few new corals, … Continue reading

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White hairy growth in reef tank

We performed a water change recently, and a few days later this white hair growth in reef tank exploded, covering everything. It is very similar to green hair algae but has remained white and does not rub off when touched. … Continue reading

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Cerith Snails laying eggs

Watching Cerith snails laying eggs this week, depositing them on the glass and rocks has been good to see. It’s a good sign that things are going well in our tank! If they survive we will have tiny little Cerith … Continue reading

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