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August 2011

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Volume X, Issue VIII

Feature Article: LED Lighting Tests: Ecoray, Reef Fanatic, and MaxSpect

By Sanjay Joshi, Ph.D. on Aug 10, 2011 at 08:00 AM

LED lighting for reef tanks is on its way to becoming a reality, and various designs and configurations are making their way into the market.

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Aquarium Equipment: The Internet Accessible Aquarium for the Budget Conscious Aquarist

By Raul Roman on Aug 03, 2011 at 10:00 AM

Raul will give you the necessary information, presented at a layman's level, to get your reef aquarium up on the Internet. The Internet accessible aquarium will be discussed here from the standpoint of two particular pieces of equipment, the aquarium controller and the network webcam. Read on to see how it's done.

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AmericanReef Video Podcast: Can Coral Reefs Survive Ocean Acidification and Global Warming?

By Russ Kikel on Aug 17, 2011 at 08:00 AM

American Reef returns to Reef Systems Coral Farms, a collaborator in an important study of how both global warming and increasing ocean acidity affect coral life. Part 1 of 2.

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Product Review: Inexpensive Analytical Devices: Hanna Instruments' Checkers: Alkalinity and Phosphate

By Dana Riddle on Aug 24, 2011 at 08:00 AM

In many cases, results from colorimeters are superior to visually judging colored samples. Will an inexpensive device deliver results comparable to an expensive spectrophotometer? Dana tests the Hanna Checkers to find out.

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Reefkeeping Events: What's Happening in Your Area?

Submitted By Our Readers

Check our Events calendar to see if a conference, frag swap, or club meeting is happening in your area.

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