5 Reef Aquarium Coral Types

Reef Aquarium Coral Types

LPS, SPS, Leathers, Mushrooms and Polyps Deciding which types of corals you would like to include in your reef aquarium can be a daunting task. Factors such as aggressiveness and needed living conditions will determine which corals and invertebrates you can include in your tank and where they must be placed. There are many different … Read more

Reef Aquarium Water Choices

Reef Aquarium Water Choices

Reverse Osmosis (RO), Deionized (DI) and Natural Seawater for Reef Aquariums Reef Aquarium Water Overview: The water you use in your reef aquarium must be of the highest quality possible. The water from the tap is laden with dissolved organics and heavy metals and chemicals used to clean and purify the water such as chlorine, … Read more

Reef Aquarium Lighting Types

Reef Aquarium Lighting Types

Reef Aquarium Lighting Basics: You know what type of tank you want; you know the highlights of various filtration elements; now it’s time to learn the basics of lighting (intensity, color, bulb choice, illumination time, etc.). How you light your tank depends not only on its size, but also on what will be kept in … Read more