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By admin - Posted Jan 14, 2002 07:00 PM
Below is a listing of all of our articles about aquarium chemistry issues sorted by date with the newest at the top of the list.
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Feature Article: Temperature and the Reef Aquarium

By Dana Riddle on Feb 14, 2006 at 07:00 PM

Dana discusses some simple temperature experiments and combines this information with important results recently published in the respected journal

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Media Review: The Reef Aquarium, Volume 3: Science Art and Technology

By Doug Robbins, Ph.D. on Jan 14, 2006 at 07:00 PM

Doug reviews Delbeek and Sprung's latest addition to the Reef Aquarium series.

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Hot Tips: Common Mistakes Setting Up A New Tank

By Advanced Aquarist's Readers on Dec 14, 2005 at 07:00 PM

This month, our readers give us some pointers on what not to do when setting up a new tank.

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Lateral Lines: A Reef Geek Holiday Season

By Adam Blundell, M.S. on Dec 14, 2005 at 07:00 PM

Adam highlights a couple of reef geek items that any fish/reef aquarium lover would want for Christmas.

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Feature Article: Inland Reef Aquaria Salt Study Part II

By Mathew Marulla, Thomas O'Toole on Dec 14, 2005 at 07:00 PM

An in-depth analysis of the elements in our salt mixes.

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Editorial: December 2005

By Terry Siegel on Dec 14, 2005 at 07:00 PM

Terry begins the process of moving his tank from Cape Cod, MA to Portland, ME.

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Feature Article: Inland Reef Aquaria Salt Study, Part I

By Mathew Marulla, Thomas O'Toole on Nov 14, 2005 at 07:00 PM

An in-depth analysis of the elements in our salt mixes (Part 1 of 2).

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Feature Article: An Experimental Comparison of Sandbed and Plenum-Based Systems: Part 2: Live Animal Experiments

By Robert Toonen, Ph.D., Christoper Wee on Jul 14, 2005 at 08:00 PM

This month, we will continue our experimental comparison of sandbed and plenum-based systems under more realistic conditions.

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Editorial: July 2005

By Terry Siegel on Jul 14, 2005 at 08:00 PM

Today our ability to maintain sea life in good condition has grown enormously, to the point where we are able to establish beautiful reef tanks that are populated with a very wide variety of invertebrates and vertebrates. However, our very success has uncovered other problems when it comes to reef keeping husbandry.

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Hot Tips: Water Purification Tips

By Advanced Aquarist's Readers on Jun 14, 2005 at 08:00 PM

Tips and Tricks from our online readers.

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Product Review: Water Testing Devices for Advanced and Professional Aquarists: The Hach 800 Series Colorimeters

By Dana Riddle on Jun 14, 2005 at 08:00 PM

Dana reviews the Hach 800 Series Colorimeters for use in marine aquaria.

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Lateral Lines: Reef Aquarium Filtration Part II: Recycling and Removing

By Adam Blundell, M.S. on Jun 14, 2005 at 08:00 PM

In this month's column, Adam continues to discuss filtration and nutrient export.

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Feature Article: An Experimental Comparison of Sandbed and Plenum-Based Systems. Part 1: Controlled lab dosing experiments

By Robert Toonen, Ph.D., Christopher Wee on Jun 14, 2005 at 08:00 PM

In this two part article, Robert and Christopher discuss experiments that they've conducted on sandbed and plenum-based systems and the results of those experiments.

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Hot Tips: Algae Control

By Advanced Aquarist's Readers on May 14, 2005 at 08:00 PM

In this month's column, our readers discuss how they control algae in their systems.

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Lateral Lines: Reef Aquarium Filtration Part I: Mechanical and Biological Filtration

By Adam Blundell, M.S. on May 14, 2005 at 08:00 PM

It is important for a hobbyist to identify which filtration methods they are using and how those methods are contributing to the health of their system.

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Lateral Lines: Macroalgae vs. Mangrove Growth and Nutrient Uptake

By Adam Blundell, M.S. on Mar 14, 2005 at 07:00 PM

The author's viewpoint following this study is that mangrove plants may be useful to aquariums but in terms of nutrient uptake they are far inferior to macroalgae growth.

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Feature Article: The Toxicity of Synthetic Sea Salts and Natural Seawater to the Development of White Sea Urchin (Lytichinus pictus) Larvae

By Timothy A. Hovanec, Ph.D., Elena L. Toy, Jennifer Westerlund, Jennifer L. Coshland on Mar 14, 2005 at 07:00 PM

A frequent question in the marine aquarium hobby in whether synthetic sea salts are an acceptable substitute for natural seawater for use in marine fish and coral reef aquaria.

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Hot Tips: Automation Tips

By Advanced Aquarist's Readers on Jan 14, 2005 at 07:00 PM

Are you interested in automating your tank? If so, a number of our tips might help you out.

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Feature Article: A Chemical Analysis of Select Trace Elements in Synthetic Sea Salts and Natural Seawater

By Timothy A. Hovanec, Ph.D., Jennifer L. Coshland on Sep 14, 2004 at 08:00 PM

Marineland Aquatic Research Laboratory, Moorpark, California 93021. The goal of this series of papers is to contribute some real data to the discussion of natural seawater, synthetic sea salt and trace elements. I don't contend that these papers offer the definitive answer. On the contrary, I believe they offer a foundation on which other studies can build.

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Aquarium Chemistry: A Homemade Two-Part Calcium And Alkalinity Additive System

By Randy Holmes-Farley, Ph.D. on Apr 14, 2004 at 08:00 PM

This month, I will show how to use that material as part of an inexpensive homemade two-part calcium and alkalinity supplement.

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