Good quality aquarium water means consistently low levels of nutrients…   Phosphates, along with nitrates and silicates are the saltwater aquarium “big 3” of chemical nutrients you don’t want accumulating unchecked in your saltwater tank. In low levels phosphates will harm corals and promote pest algae growth and in high levels they can kill corals! […]

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Pest algae outbreaks are a serious pain…   There is nothing worse than looking in your saltwater aquarium and seeing a hideous outbreak of pest algae completely coating your rock-work, or worse, your corals! But this nasty outbreak could have been avoided…However it can be fixed and stopped from ever coming back. Want me to […]

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Having the right clean up crew in your saltwater aquarium can actually make life easier for you, or cause a headache if you don’t choose right.   Your most important saltwater aquarium inhabitants are often the smallest…   But, there are so many marine species to choose from, how do you choose the right ones […]

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The battle for pristine water quality in your saltwater aquarium is really never ending… . What if I told you there was a really awesome secret weapon out there that is naturally occurring and will suck a huge amount of pollutants out of your water and look really nice at the same time? And no, […]

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One of the fundamental keys to a long-term thriving saltwater aquarium lies in the good upkeep of your tank! Keeping Aquarium water conditions and the environment for your marine life pristine really is the secret to your success over the years. Having a well-maintained aquarium is the best thing you can do to avoid the […]

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Today, I want to let you in on a great insiders tip to: enhance the look of your tank. provide food and shelter for your marine pets. outcompete pest algae species. oxygenate your tanks water. improve your water quality by removing phosphates, silicates and nitrates. This tip is the strategic use of marine macro-algae; also […]

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Hi saltwater aquarium fans, Today I want to talk about a problem affecting a number of my Facebook friends and fans (thanks for the idea guys!). If you have nasty slime growing in your saltwater aquarium rockwork or substrate which colouring ranges from black to blue, purple, red and even green; chances are you have […]

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Hey fellow saltwater aquarium fans, I have been getting so many emails and messages on facebook at the moment about how to deal with pest algae outbreaks that I have decided to dedicate an entire post to this issue! Algae is not all bad, there are two groups you will encounter in saltwater aquariums: pest […]

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