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Seawater Quality

Seawater Quality

As has been often stated the number one quality requirement in the marine aquarium is seawater quality. This is logical to everyone (or maybe nearly everyone!). The number two, at least in the reef aquarium, is lighting. So let’s have a look at seawater quality. Obviously seawater is in direct

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I Like My Aquarium

I Like My Aquarium

When very young I kept an aquarium with goldfish in. It facinated me to an extent but not to the extent that marine types do. Starting a marine aquarium was a very good move, it has kept me interested for many years. I have been keeping marines for about 40

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All Up and Running, What Now?

All Up and Running, What Now?

Well, the first answer is ‘Well done’ and ‘Enjoy’. Though the aquarist will view the new aquarium as terrific, it will not be at its best for a while, maybe a year, perhaps more. If a reef aquarium, the corals have to settle. Also the fish have to become accustomed

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Marine Aquarium Seawater – Start Clean

Marine Aquarium Seawater – Start Clean

The marine aquarium, be it fish only or reef, needs quality seawater for health. Quality seawater is the number one on the list of requirements for success. This is more easily achieved nowadays. First of all, the aquarist will usually obtain sea salt, online or from the local dealer. This

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