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10 Easy Soft Corals For Your Reef Tank
Their requirements not being very well understood, corals used to be almost impossible to keep for any length of time in an aquarium. Over time and with many successful and failed experiments along the way, the knowledge, products and information are now in place, so that many corals can now be successfully kept in small aquariums. Some soft corals are now considered "easy" (while many others are…
FO or FOWLR to Reef Tank in 7 Easy Steps
Moving smoothly from a FO (Fish Only) or FOWLR (Fish Only With Live Rock) to a full reef tank with corals and invertebrates isn't really all that difficult. Here's how.
Turf Wars in Coral Reef Tanks. Corals on the reef compete for space. So do the corals in your aquarium. Here is how it works and what you can do about it.
Why and How Leather Corals Shed
All Sarcophyton species leather corals periodically slough off a thin layer of tissue from their surface to remove bothersome debris. This clears the coral of irritating particles, and as you can see in the following step-by-step coral shedding process pictures, the end result is usually a larger and more magnificent coral.
Why Your Corals Change Colors
When corals change (lose) their beautiful colors, it is seldom because they are "sick". A change in lighting is more than likely the cause. Here is why it happens and what you can do about it.
Coral Competition - Turf Wars in Your Coral Reef Tank
In the wild, coral reefs are in a constant slow motion turf war. Corals battle invading corals for surface area to survive. Fish, corals and other invertebrates are all potential casualties in this war. The same is true in your reef tank. Here is how to identify, prevent and solve the turf wars in your reef tank.
Reef Tank Temperatures - How High is Too High?
A pertinent reef tank temperature question, particularly during the summer months, is "how high is too high"? When do you really need to crank up that electron sucking chiller you paid a half a month's wages for? You may be surprised.
The Importance of Accurate Species Identification
All too often when shopping for saltwater fish and invertebrates they are "tagged" with general common names. Find out why knowing the latin or scientific names of saltwater animals to properly identify them is of the utmost importance to their well being.
Reef Corals Nutrition Foods Supplements Feeding Information
Information about what and how corals eat in nature, what kinds of foods different types of corals should be fed in captivity, and which nutritional supplements or additives are required in their diets to allow them to grow and prosper in reef aquariums.
15 Easy Saltwater Aquarium Reef Corals
Their requirements not being very well understood, saltwater corals used to be almost impossible to keep for any length of time in an aquarium. Over time and with many successful and failed experiments along the way, the knowledge, products and information are now in place, so that many corals can now be successfully kept in small aquariums....