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Feb 2015

Putting clowns in an anemone

By: emasis | Tags:

When I got my new clownfish, I was a little worried about how I'd get them into their anemone without incident.  I didn't want the new fish to host in other corals, or even worse get eaten by one of the wrasses.

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Feb 2015

How to drill a hole in glass

By: melev | Tags: drilling

A few years ago I had to drill some holes in a 40g breeder aquaarium, and filmed / photographed the process.  A couple of computer upgrades occurred and I lost track of those files.

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Feb 2015

Visiting an 800g reef

By: melev | Tags: 800g

Early last year, I built a huge sump for a customer in the Dallas area. In January I reached out for an update, and was sent a few pictures showing a beautiful reef that resulted in a trip out there to capture this on camera for everyone to enjoy.

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Jan 2015

Securing & pegging frags

By: melev | Tags:

You end up with some loose frags. Here's how to secure them to frag plugs. If you haven't heard of pegging, you'll find this interesting.

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Jan 2015

Bubble Tip Anemone Care

By: melev | Tags: rbta

What can you do to assure a BTA in your aquarium will live for years? Here are my thoughts, based on person experience. My original BTA is over 12 years old, and my original Sherman RBTA is 8 years old.

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Dec 2014

How I use my RO/DI system, and why

By: melev | Tags:

A lot of hobbyists own RO/DI systems but they don't seem to have a method to making water, and often run into issues.  This video shows how I use it each week, and explains my reasoning. A few helpful tips are included, just for you.

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Dec 2014

Tools I use

By: melev | Tags:

Every Thursday a new video releases on the melevsreef youtube channel.  This week is the "Tools I Use" overview that discusses my favorites.

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Oct 2014

The frag tank needs an upgrade

By: melev | Tags:

For about 3.5 years, I've run a small frag tank tied into the main reef to hold small coral fragments, interesting NPS corals and other recent acquisitions.  It's badly in need of being replaced.