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The Marine Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle

So now that we have the rock and sand in our tank, we now need to wait for the tank to “cycle.” The “cycle” is the marine aquarium nitrogen cycle and it is very important to know when setting up … Continue reading

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How to Aquascape an Aquarium

Learning how to aquascape an aquarium has been my least favorite part of this whole project. Aquascaping in a reef aquarium is arranging the live and base rocks in a way that is ascetically pleasing. Looking at other hobbyist and … Continue reading

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Buying Live Rock

After hours online looking at different types of live rock and calculating how much we wanted to spend, we ended up buying live rock at Preuss Pets in Lansing instead of ordering online.  What we liked about their live rock … Continue reading

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What is Live Rock?

What is Live Rock? Live rock is rock from the ocean made from carbonate minerals such as aragonite. Most live rock is harvested from reefs in the Caribbean or South Pacific areas. These rocks contain coralline algae, bacteria, and small … Continue reading

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