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Resolution for the New Year

With all the Holiday’s and traveling, I have barely had time to sit down and write a blog post, let alone keep up on aquarium maintenance. I’m not sure how I would do it if I was keeping an aquarium … Continue reading

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10 Month Reef Tank

It has been 10 months since we set up our reef tank. You can compare the pictures below to see how the tank has progressed since last February.   When looking back at our 1 month photo, I can’t even … Continue reading

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Our New Aquascape

Andy has not been happy with our aquascaping for quite some time, while I have maintained the thought that it looks “just fine”. But, if Andy is one thing, it is persistent, and finally tracked down someone that would come … Continue reading

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Nassarius Snails

The Mexican Turbo Snails did a great job cleaning up the hair algae in our tank, but with all that input, there is bound to be output; and boy was there a lot of it! To help clean up all … Continue reading

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Our Scooter Dragonet is eating fish pellets!

We have spent weeks catering to our Scooter Dragonet’s finicky eating habits by feeding him only live food such as Reef Pods and Brine Shrimp. We even made him a special feeding container and put it in the corner of … Continue reading

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Peanut Worm!

While trying to catch suspicious snails in our tank one night (more on that later), we spotted what we think is a Peanut Worm or Sipunculida. He was not in a position for us to be able to remove him … Continue reading

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Coralline Algae

When maintaining an aquarium, a lot can change over a small amount of time without your notice, until someone who hasn’t seen the aquarium in a few months exclaims about it’s progress. Coralline algae has helped to age our tank, … Continue reading

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Calibrating our pH probe

Our Aquacontroller has a pH probe, and because pH is so important to life and death in the tank, we want to make sure it is reading correctly. To do this, we purchased some calibration solution. This calibration solution is … Continue reading

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