Old Tank Syndrome?

Aquarists who have been in the hobby for many years may recall a problem of the early days, “[tag-tec]New Tank Syndrome[/tag-tec]”

New Tank Syndrome was when a newly set up salt water system failed to properly support livestock, or failed to support it at all. This was nearly always down to new aquarists being impatient and stocking too early and/or too heavily. In those days the normal procedure was to use under gravel filters or external canister filters. [Read more]