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Marine Aquarium – Big Is Better?

Marine Aquarium – Big Is Better?

Not too long ago I had the pleasure of visiting Dubai, a warm and modern country. It boasts the tallest building in the world, the biggest shopping mall in the world and within the mall the biggest aquarium in the world. Without a doubt an aquarium like

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Have A Successful Marine Aquarium, Don’t Skimp

Have A Successful Marine Aquarium, Don’t Skimp

We more experienced aquarists tend to go on a bit about starting a new marine aquarium. This isn’t because we’re showing off our knowledge though there’s no doubt a bit of that arises occasionally, it’s because we’ve done things in the past that new aquarists often do

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So You’re In Charge, Yes?

So You’re In Charge, Yes?

  No this isn’t about domestic arrangements! This is about marine aquariums and the persons they belong to. We, the aquarists decided on having a tropical marine aquarium. We spent a long time deciding on a lot of things, ‘what size should it be?’ and ‘where will it

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Just Relax!

The marine hobby is very relaxing most of the time. There could be times when it is stressful for the aquarist, for instance when a fish is in trouble or there is some other serious problem. This stress could also occur when nuisance algae invade and the

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Take A Tour

Coral reefs are fascinating places with a massive diversity of life. These reefs are the foundation of an aquarist’s interest, it is the reefs that supplies most of the livestock, and from which all of it originated. Some aquarists maintain a mixed reef, probably the most prevalent

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Just Sometimes…

I’m very fortunate and happy to live in the area I do. It is very green and pleasant and there are plenty of sunny, warm days to enjoy. There is more rain than I’d like occasionally but that is where the greenery comes from. If it was

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Let’s Go Clubbing!

Receiving an invite like that normally means getting into something really comfortable and going to town to study the nightlife, usually through a glass of alcoholic beverage. In this case though it’s a bit more sober – usually – but still a lot of fun. Aquarists love

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Let’s Cheer Ourselves Up – Again!

There’s always some kind of problem that is going to have dire consequences somewhere in the world. All sorts of things seem to happen around the globe which, taken over seriously, could make anyone despondent. Of course potential and known problems have to be taken seriously but

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Aquarium Maintenance – Can Laziness Set In?

Over the years I have seen many aquariums – some of which are extremely well cared for and others which have become neglected. At the start of this hobby many aquarists are filled with eagerness and spend a lot of time learning as much as they can

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Are We Creating A Home Or A Habitat?

At first glance it seems a strange question to be asked. We’re concerned with marine aquariums, so what is meant by ‘home’ and ‘habitat’? It’s pretty obvious that whether the marine aquarium is a reef or fish only system there’s going to be livestock in it. So

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