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Christmas Aquarium

Christmas Aquarium

     Christmas aquarium? We’ll get to that.      Throughout the year the marine aquarium is fascinating. There’s work involved on a regular basis of course, but this work is undertaken for the most part willingly and with enthusiasm. ‘For the most part’, what’s that supposed to mean?

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Simple Aquarium or Super Aquarium?

Simple Aquarium or Super Aquarium?

It seems to be an easy guess that most aquariums bought will come under the ‘simple’ category. New aquarists will be advised what is required – the simple aquarium – and it probably will not be until very much later when considerable experience has been gathered that

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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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So, Some More Fish Then

So, Some More Fish Then

  Having a stocked reef aquarium is wonderful in many ways. I’ve had reef systems for many years. The latest one has been with me for 11 of these. How do I know the period I’ve had the tank? I keep a notebook and when I opened

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It’s Been Going Quite A While, Now What?

It’s Been Going Quite A While, Now What?

When it all started it was exciting, also frustrating and patience testing. A new marine aquarium can test patience and discipline fairly severely if procedures that are necessary are followed. These procedures are based on research – what is needed for the type of marine aquarium that is

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Fish Only Or Reef?

Fish Only Or Reef?

Once the initial interest in owning a marine aquarium has been aroused the natural continuation is what type to have. Some potential aquarists will not realise that there is a choice and this is understandable. When the thought ‘marine aquarium’ arises the reef appears, as seen on

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A New Marine Aquarium Doesn’t Necessarily Cost A Fortune

A New Marine Aquarium Doesn’t Necessarily Cost A Fortune

We all know that a ‘small fortune’ means a different amount to different people – it all depends on the size of the wallet. Nevertheless, for someone considering starting a marine aquarium for the very first time the price of the set-up can be daunting. Television doesn’t

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So It’s All Prepared, Now For Some Stock

So It’s All Prepared, Now For Some Stock

It’s taken quite a while and there have been quite a lot of decisions to make. Before those decisions could be made research has been needed which probably meant the purchase of a good hobby book which in turn threw up a lot of questions. Thank goodness

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The One That Went Missing

We moved address and I had to close my reef aquarium. It was a sad but necessary action. At the new address, once all the seemingly never ending jobs after a house move has occurred had been done, my thoughts turned to another reef aquarium. This one,

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A Large Aquarium Re-Start

There are all sorts of aquarium sizes that are kept at home, though none as large as can be seen at a public aquarium as far as I know. Successful small aquariums from the very small 10 gallons to the larger 50 gallons, fish only or reef,

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