If you haven't been to a MACNA, I strongly suggest you sign up for the 2004 MACNA which will be held in Boston, MA. More details to come.
Wouldn’t it be great if there were one thing that we could give any sick fish that could help it? Aquarists dream of a “magic bullet” that could be used as a treatment for a plethora of problems.
Moty Komornik shares his international tank with us this month.
In this months offering, Martin and I assist in feeding those finicky fry by providing two additional microfoods; one large -mysid juveniles and one small invertebrate veligers.
Since carbonate alkalinity is one of the most important water parameters in maintaining reef aquaria, knowing that the boron levels are not causing interference in alkalinity tests is important.
Both are now in my 10-foot reef tank -- more about this in my editorial.
While not yet as well established as turban snails for the 'cleanup crew' in reef aquariums, nerites do have many fans and are gaining in popularity. Considering how prolific nerites are in their natural habitat and how frequently they lay eggs, they would seem to be an ideal candidate for captive propagation.
Media Review: Ultimate Marine Aquariums: Saltwater Dream Systems And How They Are Created; Reef Invertebrates: An Essential Guide To Selection, Care And Compatibility
Doug reviews two excellent books this month.
A device originally developed for the chemical industry called an eductor has now become available to hobbyists. It can increase water flow generated by a pump without requiring a larger pump.
Good water flow will keep solids in suspension, which increases feeding opportunities by fishes and invertebrates, and improves filter/skimmer opportunities to export such matter in a well-designed system.
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