To Go Bare Bottom or Not?

To Go Bare Bottom or Not?

Cons: Some people consider it to be less natural looking.There are many burrowing fish and invertebrates that should not be kept in a bare bottom tank. Some people will put sand in a shallow container for these creatures, but these often become stagnant.You will not...
Birdsnest Coral

Birdsnest Coral

The Birdsnest Coral is a small polyp stony (SPS) coral that may be one of the better choices for reef enthusiasts wanting to take their first try with SPS as it may be a little less demanding than some of the other SPS varieties.   It is a beautiful coral found in a...
What is Carbon Dosing?

What is Carbon Dosing?

Carbon Dosing Explained In a nutshell carbon dosing is for the purpose of growing bacteria in order to consume phosphates and nitrates, which are then exported via a protein skimmer. So, don’t consider it for tanks without skimmers. As the bacteria are removed by the...
Hexagon Brain Coral

Hexagon Brain Coral

Coral of the Week | Hexagon Brain Coral The Hexagon Brain Coral is similar to Favia Coral but is the sole representative of its Genus. It is distinguished by the hexagon shapes of its striated corallites. This beautiful encrusting coral is relatively easy to keep...
Ruby Red Dragonet

Ruby Red Dragonet

Fish of the Week | Ruby Red Scooter Dragonet The Ruby Red Dragonet is a beautiful small fish but can be hard to keep. A well-established aquarium with plenty of live rock and a good pod population is a must. It requires an aquarium with only docile fish and...
Acropora Corals

Acropora Corals

Coral of the Week | Acropora Acropora Corals are perhaps the most well-known and popular hard corals. With their beautiful coloration in many different shades and Shapes from branching to bushy, it isn’t hard to see why. As with most beautiful things, Acros come with...