Create a thriving reef tank or spend some time in scuba gear observing a tropical reef and you are likely to care about and fight for what remains of the wild coral reefs of the world.
Recent research has suggested a 'best lamp' - but some caveats exist!
Aquarium Chemistry: The Carbonate System in the Aquarium, and the Ocean, Part I: The Components of the Carbonate System
By understanding the carbonate system and using that knowledge to our advantage it is possible to encourage rapid calcification and growth in many of the calcifying organisms we maintain in captivity.
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This article is an intervention of sorts, at least when it comes to simplifying one key aspect of the marine aquarium hobby - salinity (or specific gravity) testing.
Jay reviews different information resources for marine aquarist.
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