Posts Tagged reef-aquarium

Goldfish And Marine Aquariums

I’ve been involved with aquariums for 40 years or more and no, I’m not going to try advising the secret of keeping goldfish in salt water! What I’m going to do is remember, if I may. Over 40 years ago I had nothing to do with fish.

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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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The Best Of Both Worlds?

The reef aquarium is the most popular within the marine hobby and there are considerable numbers of aquarists who keep fish only systems. I don’t know what the actual ratio is. Keeping either type is fascinating and has advantages, the reef system with its beautiful corals and

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Propagation In The Aquarium

Reef aquariums are common in the hobby nowadays. With the increased knowledge of their environmental needs and the ability, with the assistance of technology, to maintain the reefs for long periods, the days of struggling with maintenance should be gone. Some problems have arisen with the ability

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A Word

No, no, I don’t want to whisper any secrets or anything like that. What I’m on about is a word, such as the individual ones in this sentence. We all use words whether we are plumbers, salesmen, astronauts, taxi drivers, clerks, sailors, toilet attendants, or anything at

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Have A Soft Flow For Better Polyp Extension

Seawater movement in the aquarium is a known requirement. This movement is needed by all marine aquarium creatures to a greater or lesser extent. The aquarist who keeps a fish only system may believe that seawater movement is not so important and that belief is correct. However,

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One Thing You Are Definitely Going To Need Is An Aquarium!

Perhaps the easiest decision to make, the one after actually deciding to keep marines, is the purchase of an aquarium. Well, it’s the very first need, the one to keep all the seawater together in one place! So how to go about it – seems simple enough.

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Do You Go To Any Public Aquariums?

Everyone likes a day out, be it shopping, sightseeing or pursuing some hobby. A day on the golf course is a favourite for many, though in many cases a non golf loving partner may limit those occasions. Aquarists tend to love looking at other people’s aquariums. This

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The Best Of Both Worlds

Marine aquarists have to make a decision before the planning of an aquarium system even begins – is it to be a fish only aquarium or a reef aquarium. For the most part the desire is for a captive reef. Choosing a captive reef system is entirely

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Two Become One!

A while ago, about a year if my memory serves me right I agreed to look after my brother is laws reef tank whilst he moved home. It has now become quite apparant that it is not going back! You have probably noticed that recently a lot

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