New Aquarium?

I definitely got the “bigger is better” bug a month or two back. No, I haven’t bought a new 800 gallon aquarium (yet). This post is going to discuss the kinds of options I was thinking about, why I dismissed most of them, and what I really intend to do. First, however, why would bigger [...]

Water Changes

One thing you’ll have to do a lot of is water changes, no mater if you’re doing a fresh water, marine, or reef aquarium. I’ve done enough that I’ve got a basic procedure that I go through. My son helps me most of the time. I’m going to document the procedure I go through in [...]

Reef Chemistry 101

I had a sample of the water from the aquarium tested at a fish store last weekend.  I was feeling pretty confident when I went in to the store.  I’ve tested a number of chemicals every week, and everything was looking great.  But, I wound up learning an important lesson about calcium.  So, I figure [...]