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  1. The THINK Tank
    As I have been gone for a few years, just set up another tank, and have recently been thinking of my good friend Tom, I'd like to bring up a topic he and I discussed long ago, but never received a satisfactory answer to. Anyone who is a diver knows that colors/wavelengths are filtered out of...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/349906/description/Why_corals_do_calisthenics Seems that the level of oxygen in the water affects how strongly these corals "pump." Could be good, cheap indicators of O2 levels? On the other hand, our strongly oxygenated tanks appear to have some...
  3. The Think Tank Must Reads.
    Algae? What makes it grow and spread? How can it cause Eutrophication? What does Algae do that can help us? What can it do to harm us? Algae is a simply amazing organism. Capable of surviving rather extreme environmental conditions, and can appear any where the conditions our right for it...
  4. Lighting
    I recently moved my 14g BioCube and 3g Bowfront to a room with a skylight (30"x40")... directly under the skylght is the only available space in the room for either tank. The skylight has no shades/shutter, so I either have to engineer a temporary shade or leave it open 24-7. Initially, the...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Well, in cleaning one of my filters the other day I made the excellent mistake of accidentally spilling some water on my blue LEDs, my tank is small 22 Liters...about 6 gallons so it isn't a mighty loss of that a large array would be...but I am curious, here in Taiwan getting LEDs made isn't all...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    so i was wondering what would be a good photoperiod for my 40 gallon breeder? im still experimenting with this while i dont have corals but i want to get it on a good steady basis before i add anything else to the tank. i have done one adjustment due to an algae outbreak. i left the lights off...
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