Archive for the Equipment Category

Angels Of…?

Here’s a question for anyone who reads this. I have a feeling I have come across this before but just cannot tie it down, and being unable to do so means I cannot answer the question. The creatures seem to be attracted to light and they are very small. So

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How Do You Know When You May Need A Calcium Reactor?

A calcium reactor is a device which is used to provide much needed calcium as well as other elements dependant upon the media used. They work by slowly passing water through the media and recirculating it via a small pump. CO2 is slowly applied to the device to reduce the

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Is There Such A Thing As The Best Aquarium Filter?

Filtration in the marine aquarium supports the number one requirement, and that is water quality. Whether the system is a fish only aquarium or reef aquarium, water quality is paramount. The next most important requirement is lighting for a reef aquarium. The question here is a little too general. Are

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The Protein Skimmer – What Is Wet And Dry Foam?

In a saltwater aquarium there are various devices that are designed to assist in the maintenance of high quality seawater. Perhaps the most useful of these is the protein skimmer (ignoring bio-filtration). As with all devices for it to be at its most effective it must be adjusted correctly. First

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