The study presented some very interesting data on the life of metal halide lamps. It reinforced the view that the spectral qualities change over time resulting in the change of the CCT of the lamps to lower values.
If no one were home the house could well have burnt down.
While water motion will forever be debated, we can all agree that having options on water flow is always great. Thankfully we now the ability to produce water flow in all sorts of varieties.
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.
Even in this day and age of exorbitantly colored, ridiculously expensive, inordinately rare corals with over-the-top names like Reverse Radioactive Green Monkey Nipple zooanthids, there's still not much that compares to a school of neons swimming amongst a lush aquatic meadow.
For a hobbyist who truly wants to create water motion, change the flow, or create a very dynamic system, then this pump is the real deal. The VorTech pump is awesome.
This article will explore some of the cheaper options that will allow an aquarist to take stunning top down pictures of corals in the home aquarium with both simple point and shoot cameras and the more expensive SLR cameras.
While this article cannot solve every aquarium emergency, it hopefully gives some ideas that can be implemented with little cost which may pay big dividends in saving the lives of aquarium animals.
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.
Hobbyists using a light-measuring device for the first time will probably be surprised at how rapidly the light field can change within an aquarium.
Too often marine macro algae are only considered to be part of an aquarium's filtration system.
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.
These animals are generally hardy in captivity and can grow rather quickly, making them attractive to beginning and intermediate reefkeepers.
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.
Product Review: The 'Frag-Mag' Plus Magnetic Powerhead Holders and The Rotation Bracket for Modified Powerheads
The powerhead holding magnets are not toys! Though seemingly innocuous, these powerhead-attachment products should be handled with care and should definitely be kept away from children (and careless adults).
This article will present objective performance evaluations of six water-moving devices, and can perhaps prevent your equipment graveyard from growing in size.
Sanjay presents spectral data on a low cost bulb found on EBay and data on the Catalina lamps.
This month, our readers give tips on livestock and hardware purchasing.
This article will report on the performance of one such luminaire – the powerful LED array from Aqua Illumination.