Tank Mate of the Month – October 2016

Tank Mate of the Month – October 2016 Sunny – Yellow Tang About the Winner Sunny is a beautiful yellow tang (zebrasoma flavescens.)  She comes from a 100 gallon reef tank with a 75 gallon sump with a refugium, ASM G3 skimmer, and a couple of media reactors.  She is about 6 inches long.  Her favorite meal is […]

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Tank Mate of the Month – July 2016

Tank Mate of the Month – July 2016 Tide – Maroon Clownfish About the Winner Tide is a maroon clownfish (premnas biaculeatus.)  She has been in her 75 gallon saltwater reef tank going on 9 years now.  She is approximately 5 inches long.  A mysis and spirulina-enhanced brine shrimp mixture is her favorite food.  Although, she does […]

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Why use RO/DI water for aquariums?

To answer, we must first know what RO/DI means.  RO/DI is short for reverse osmosis / de-ionized water.  These two filtration methods combine to form very pure water, which is vital for a healthy aquarium.  Using this type of filtered water keeps aquarists from introducing heavy metals, chlorine, chloramine, silicates, phosphates, nitrates and any other […]

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Benefits of Keeping an Aquarium

Aquarium Benefits Many benefits come from keeping an aquarium.  Many doctors and psychiatrists have made claims to the health benefits that aquariums can provide including stress relief, lower blood pressure, and easing anxiety.  Many dentist and pediatric practices have told me about the calming effects the fish tank in their lobby has on their awaiting […]

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