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  1. How to Keep Cool for Summer, Part 1: Top Heat Contributors to Tanks

    How to Keep Cool for Summer, Part 1: Top Heat Contributors to Tanks

    As the Summer season approaches, you’re probably looking forward to getting outside enjoying the warm weather. But for many aquarists Summertime brings elevated aquarium temperatures, sometimes...
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  2. Wrasse Species Spotlight - What to Know about Keeping Them

    Wrasse Species Spotlight - What to Know about Keeping Them

    When it comes to adding color to your fish tank, Wrasses are an excellent option. In the wild they are considered a very diverse group of fish that can be found along shallow reefs as well as at...
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  3. How to Assemble PVC - Plumbing Basics, Part 4

    How to Assemble PVC - Plumbing Basics, Part 4

    In previous articles in our series on PVC plumbing for aquariums we reviewed the various components you can use to design your own water distribution system. In this installment we‘ll explain...
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  4. Reefing On a Budget: Part Two

    Reefing On a Budget: Part Two

    Reefing On a Budget: Part Two In part one of this series we discussed a plethora of ways in which you can save money in the reef keeping hobby. Today, we are going to explore a few under the...
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  5. Reefing On a Budget: Part One

    Reefing On a Budget: Part One

    Reefing On a Budget: Part One Those who choose to become a part of the reef keeping community join a diverse club of individuals with a passion for the ocean and the species that reside within...
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  6. How to Size Bulkhead Fittings - Plumbing Basics, Part 2

    How to Size Bulkhead Fittings - Plumbing Basics, Part 2

    In Part 1 of this series on PVC basics we reviewed a brief history of PVC and explained how PVC pipe is sized and matched to the correct fittings. In this installment we’ll take a look at...
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  7. pH Probe Calibration and How to Care for One

    pH Probe Calibration and How to Care for One

    Electronic pH measurement of aquarium water used to be something only a laboratory could perform. Thanks to advancements in technology, the cost of high-quality pH meters has come down to an...
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  8. The Tools You Need to Build The Perfect Aquascape

    The Tools You Need to Build The Perfect Aquascape

    The Tools You Need to Build the Perfect Aquascape. There are few things as visually striking as a perfectly aquascaped reef aquarium. What you don’t see is the thought and work that goes...
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