Master Nutrients: Nitrate, Phosphate and Reef Aquariums
This 11 part miniseries demystifies the role of Nitrates and Phosphates in our reef tanks. From the coral & zooxanthellae algae symbiotic relationship to the ocean versus reef aquarium parameters...Ryan shares his beliefs and knowledge in a completely new light. Change the way you think about nutrients and nutrition and master your understanding of nitrates & phosphates and you just might change the trajectory of your reef tank forever.
The first episode of our brand new series about understanding the role of nitrogen and phosphorous in our reef tanks.Read moreRyan discusses how Nitrate and Phosphate levels in your reef tank factor into the symbiotic relationship between our corals and zooxanthellae algae.Read moreRyan explains why we feed our corals in captivity and the critical role that food plays in the overall health of the coral and surrounding environment.Read moreClassically we strive to mirror the natural water parameters found in our earth's oceans but is this the right answer or even possible when it comes to nutrients?Read moreIs it about concentration or a ratio when it comes to nitrate and phosphate in our tanks? We just don't know but we can see a distinct path that leads to the most success.Read moreNutrition is such an important part of both your fish and coral's health and Ryan explores the idea that food is the leading cause of major nutrient imbalances in reef tanks.Read moreEstablishing a successful and mature reef aquarium is a journey. Through that journey, we change as hobbyists but more importantly, our tanks and their needs change as well.Read moreRyan opens up about his beliefs around managing nitrate and phosphate in a reef tank based on over a decade of keeping reef aquariums.Read more