Tag Archives: saltwater

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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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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Using carbon in a reef aquarium

As with most topics surrounding reef aquariums, the use of activated carbon in a reef aquarium brings controversy, opinions, concerns, and accolades. Activated carbon for the aquarium is carbon (mostly from coal or lignite) that has been treated (heated or by chemicals) to increase the amount of … Continue reading

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Correcting Fish Behavior?

After we placed the escaped Sharknose Goby back into the display tank, he became harassed constantly by our second Sharknose Goby. He was being chased and pushed around (I don’t think they have teeth to bit each other with) and … Continue reading

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How to Identify Corals

We purchased this pretty Zoanthid coral at Preuss’s (for only $15!) but forgot to ask its name. I called back and they said they were not sure since it was brand new, and I should use an ID site to … Continue reading

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Mint Chocolate Chip Coral

Every time we go to “just look” at Preuss Pets, we always come home with something. Our most recent purchase is this beautiful coral. It is a Zoanthid coral and called Mint Chocolate Chip coral. I think we got a … Continue reading

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