Feature Article: The Development of a Method for the Quantitative Evaluation of Protein Skimmer Performance
Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802. Protein skimmers have become indispensable for many aquarists who strive to maintain the high water quality necessary to keep stony corals.
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.
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.
Product Review: Products of the 20th Marine Aquarium Conference of North America in Atlanta, Georgia
American innovation and advancements in nearly every kind of product one can imagine, this year's MACNA offered attendees a wealth of new marine and reef aquarium products to gawk at and enjoy.
Adam reviews using probiotics in shrimp culture.
The results of these combined experiments indicated that elevated copper levels can cause accute mortality in flame angelfish and significantly reduce the reproductive performance of orchid dottyback broodstock. Therefore, the use of copper as a therapy for external parasites in these species is cautioned.
Marine Series is an unprecedented line of aquarium equipment that allows you to create your ultimate aquatic showcase.
Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802. Ken and Kelly continue to report on their work on Total Organic Carbon and how it relates to the reef aquarium.
Marine Aquarist Courses Online (MACO) is proud to offer, starting this fall, a two-stage course for aquarium photography.
Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802. Ken and Kelly report on their work on Total Organic Carbon and how it relates to the reef aquarium.
This Captive Purity RO/DI unit generally performs very well, especially when considered the low quality of the feed water. As such, it is worthy of your consideration when making a purchase.
Dana's limited experiences suggest you and your aquarium will make it through just fine.
I have been maintaining a reef tank for many years, and can say without hesitation that significant water changes are vital.
This month Greg shares the evolution of his 130 gallon reef aquarium with us.
This coral will grow very quickly when conditions are correct. Specimens can double in size in just a few months.
Feature Article: Granular Activated Carbon, Part 2: Modeling of Operational Parameters for Dissolved Organic Carbon Removal from Marine Aquaria
Chemistry Department, The Pennsylvania State University. In Part 2, the authors will discuss the results of their research and make some recommendations to the aquarist on its usage.
Feature Article: Granular Activated Carbon, Part 1: Modeling of Operational Parameters for Dissolved Organic Carbon Removal from Marine Aquaria
Chemistry Department, The Pennsylvania State University. In this first part of a two part series, the authors will introduce granular activated carbon and explain the experimental goals and mathematical models used in their research.
Marine Aquarist Courses Online (MACO) will be offering a whole host of new educational courses for you starting in January 2008!
Feature Article: Coral Coloration, Part 8: Blue and Green Coral Fluorescence: Environmental Factors Affecting Fluorescent Pigmentation
For our purposes, we'll say that blue and green fluorescent pigments are in the range of 400nm to 565nm.