Hopefully from this article, you will see the value of ciliate culture for the home fish breeder and understand why we dedicated this month's column to them.
Based upon its natural habitat and feeding behavior, I suspected that it would fare well in a reef aquarium and ignore most sessile invertebrates.
This month Lisa shows us a very nice photo of a Sea Rod Basket Star
Aquarium Invertebrates: Mushrooms, Elephants Ears, And False Corals: A Review Of The Corallimorpharia
Whether you have a large reef aquarium or a simple small aquarium, any of the corallimorphs can be easily maintained and enjoyed for decades.
Charles reviews the latest media publications that might be of interest to reefkeepers in the hobby.
So which generates more light, an Aqualine double-ended 150 watt bulb or single ended 175 watt bulb? The short answer is that it depends.
I do believe, however, that the benefits outweigh the risks when one is growing macroalgae. To date there have been no claims of a demonstrated problem in a reef tank from reasonable iron additions.
Many of the most successful reef tanks today combine various methods from different sources.
In this article I will focus on the simple method developed by Professor Jean Jaubert for establishing a reef aquarium.
Richard shares his 180 gallon aquarium with our readers.
Frank explains how the home hobbyist can culture these important 'first foods' for marine aquaculture.
This article describes some of the issues around phosphorus in reef tanks, including the forms that it takes, its origins, ways to test for it, and most importantly, ways to export it.
This 'old timer' in the marine hobby, has long been a favorite of beginning and advanced aquarists alike.
This month James shows us a Blood Shrimp that he shot on a recent dive trip.
Despite the fact that they are a beautiful and frequently available in the hobby, they generally do not survive well in reef tanks, and in this article I will try to convince you that they should be avoided by all but experienced hobbyists.