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...Read more »Algae can enter your aquarium from introduced rocks, sand or frags, and when the conditions are right, algae will take advantage and become a nuisance, if left unchecked. Here are some of the most...Read more »Hanna Instruments Salinity Tester (HI98319), Apex Salinity Probe / Lab Grade Conductivity Probe and IceCap Salinity/Temperature Digital Pocket Tester In a previous article we explained how to use a...Read more »Reefractometer from AquaMaxx In the early days of the hobby, we’d use a floating glass hydrometer to measure the specific gravity in our tanks and when mixing up saltwater. The strength of...Read more »Tags: vodka dosing, skimmer, reef tank, reef snow, reef, redfield ratio, protein skimmer, phosphorus, phosphates, phosphate, nopox, no3po4, no3, nitrogen cycle, nitrogen, nitrates, nitrate, new tank syndrome, marine snow, liquid carbon dosing, liquid carbon, filter feeders, detritus, coral food, coral, carbon dosing, biological filtration, beneficial bacteriaAt some point of keeping our aquariums we may have overheard someone from the reefing community talk about carbon dosing. They may say they're adding vinegar to their tank or even vodka. Yes, vodka!...Read more »Silicon (Si) is one of the most abundant elements in the earth’s crust. Its present in many minerals like quartz sand, granite and sandstone. The natural weathering of these minerals release...Read more »As a dedicated aquarist you want to keep your aquarium looking great with healthy fish, plants, corals and other aquatic species you’re keeping. If you’re like me, I’m always on the...Read more »No matter how much you enjoy the aquarium hobby, life sometimes demands a lot of your attention. It may be work-related, a family situation or some other important event. During those times you...Read more »© 2021 Bulk Reef Supply. All Rights Reserved.