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  1. How To Grow Coralline Algae In Your Aquarium | Where You Do and Don't Want It In Your Reef Tank

    How To Grow Coralline Algae In Your Aquarium | Where You Do and Don't Want It In Your Reef Tank

    Coralline Algae growth is a sign of a healthy reef aquarium, with favorable water parameters for growing corals. But in addition to creating ideal surfaces for corals and beneficial bacteria, it can...
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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. From 2-Part Dosing to a Calcium Reactor on 187-Gallon Reef Tank | 1-month update from ReefBum

    From 2-Part Dosing to a Calcium Reactor on 187-Gallon Reef Tank | 1-month update from ReefBum

    This week, Keith (of ReefBum.com) shares his experience of switching from a 2-part dosing system to a Calcium Reactor on his 187-Gallon reef tank. From Reactor Media to Kalkwasser, it's all here....
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  4. 4th Pillar of Reef Keeping - Chasing Coral Color & Growth

    4th Pillar of Reef Keeping - Chasing Coral Color & Growth

    In the previous articles of Chasing Color, Not Numbers we discussed the importance of Lighting, Water Flow, and Nutrition in relation to coral health and coloration. In this final article we’ll...
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  5. How to use a Refractometer to Measure Salinity

    How to use a Refractometer to Measure Salinity

    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 the seawater determines how high...
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  6. Liquid Carbon Dosing Breakdown: Why and How to do It

    Liquid Carbon Dosing Breakdown: Why and How to do It

    At 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!...
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  7. Forging a Better Future For Coral Reefs

    Forging a Better Future For Coral Reefs

    Forging a Better Future For Coral Reefs Reef aquariums have come a long way in a very short amount of time. Whether it's the technology behind them or the plethora of information continuing to...
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  8. How to Downsize to a Smaller Tank: Tips and Pointers

    How to Downsize to a Smaller Tank: Tips and Pointers

    Many of us in the hobby probably started out with a smaller tank, eventually upsizing to a larger aquarium that could keep almost anything we wanted. However, down the road some of us may have found...
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