A resourceful reef keeper probably spends as much time in a hardware store as he does in an aquarium store. One of the undervalued resources available to hobbyists is the boat supply store.
Today North American hobbyists have a wide range of choices when considering a new protein skimmer. Given its quality of workmanship, power efficiency, and effectiveness of the Klaes design, it is time to add Klaes to this growing list.
This month, Joe shares his 180 gallon reef aquarium with us.
Cleaning the glass: It is one of the most tedious tasks of reefkeeping and yet in some respects a satisfying one.
James describes how to estimate how much electricity your current or planned tank will take to power.
Richard revisits the position of the nipple orientation of metal halide bulbs and gives additional testing information.
Jason shares his 120 gallon tank with us this month.
Tips for tweaking your skimmer, quieting your pumps, removing fish, detritus removal, and protecting your external pumps from an accidental flooding.
Leonard shares the setup and husbandry of his 120 gallon reef aquarium.
This month Dana and Miguel discuss the importance of spectrum and intensity of aquarium lighting.
Richard tests the orientation of the nipple in the Iwasaki and German 10,000K and 20,000K bulbs to see if there is any difference in light intensity depending on nipple orientation.
This month, Randy explains and reviews specific gravity.