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By admin - Posted Jan 14, 2002 07:00 PM
Below is a listing of all of our articles about aquarium equipment (selection, reviews, maintenance, etc) sorted by date with the newest at the top of the list.
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Product Review: Maxi Jet Utility Pumps 1100, 1800 and 3000

By Jake Adams on Aug 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

The Maxi Jet line has finally been revamped to include more powerful models known as the Maxi Jet Utility (MJU) pumps.

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Feature Article: Spectral Analysis of 150 Watt DE Lamps: Giesmann, Icecap, Iwasaki and Elos

By Sanjay Joshi, Ph.D. on Aug 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

Sanjay continues his analysis of the 150 Watt DE Lamps.

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Product Review: Kill-A-Watt Electricity Meter And Suggestions to Reduce Power Consumption

By Dana Riddle on Jul 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

This power-shaving game can get rather addictive once we're motivated by seeing our power utility bill drop month-by-month.

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Lateral Lines: Finch Shutoff Relay

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Jul 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

The Finch Shutoff Relay is a great electrical invention. This item will undoubtedly prevent many overflows (it has saved me already).

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Feature Article: Metal Halide Lamps - Aging Over Time: XM, EVC and Giesmann Coral 400W Mogul Lamps

By Sanjay Joshi, Ph.D. on Jul 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

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.

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Editorial: July 2008 - Warning: An Electrical Fire

By Terry Siegel on Jul 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

If no one were home the house could well have burnt down.

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Lateral Lines: Making Waves With The EcoTech Marine VorTech

By Adam Blundell M.S. on Jun 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

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.

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Product Review: Captive Purity's Reverse Osmosis and Deionization Water Treatment Device

By Dana Riddle on Jun 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

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.

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Featured Aquarium: 15 Gallon Freshwater Planted Tank

By Charles J. DeVito on May 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

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.

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Product Review: EcoTech Marine VorTech Part 1: Basic Introduction

By Adam Blundell M.S. on May 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

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.

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Feature Article: Top Down Photographing Techniques and Equipment for Corals in a Reef Aquarium

By Sanjay Joshi, Ph.D. on May 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

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.

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Feature Article: Emergency Protocols for Home Aquariums

By Jay Hemdal on Apr 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

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.

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Featured Aquarium: Greg Timms' 130 Gallon Reef

By Greg Timms on Apr 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

This month Greg shares the evolution of his 130 gallon reef aquarium with us.

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Feature Article: Super Corals - Montipora undata

By Dana Riddle on Apr 14, 2008 at 08:00 PM

This coral will grow very quickly when conditions are correct. Specimens can double in size in just a few months.

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Product Review: Lighting for Reef Aquaria: Tips on Taking Light Measurements

By Dana Riddle on Feb 14, 2008 at 07:00 PM

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.

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Feature Article: Algae: Sometimes Both Beautiful and Useful

By Christopher Paparo on Feb 14, 2008 at 07:00 PM

Too often marine macro algae are only considered to be part of an aquarium's filtration system.

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Feature Article: Granular Activated Carbon, Part 2: Modeling of Operational Parameters for Dissolved Organic Carbon Removal from Marine Aquaria

By Ken S. Feldman, Lauren F. Vernese, Karl T. Mueller, Kelly M. Maers on Feb 14, 2008 at 07:00 PM

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.

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Feature Article: Montipora digitata: A Stony Coral for All Hobbyists

By Dana Riddle on Jan 14, 2008 at 07:00 PM

These animals are generally hardy in captivity and can grow rather quickly, making them attractive to beginning and intermediate reefkeepers.

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Feature Article: Granular Activated Carbon, Part 1: Modeling of Operational Parameters for Dissolved Organic Carbon Removal from Marine Aquaria

By Ken S. Feldman, Lauren F. Vernese, Karl T. Mueller, Kelly M. Maers on Jan 14, 2008 at 07:00 PM

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.

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Product Review: The 'Frag-Mag' Plus Magnetic Powerhead Holders and The Rotation Bracket for Modified Powerheads

By Dana Riddle on Dec 14, 2007 at 07:00 PM

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).

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