Do you practice safe reefkeeping? No matter where you go, no matter how much money is in your bank account, when you see that new coral you just have to have, there’s no chance you’ll let it elude your collection. This time of year, many clubs hold Frag Swaps where coral fragme Read More
What is the difference between a whelk and a Nassarius snail? In the picture below, the creature on the left is a Nassarius snail, the one on the right is a whelk. Whelks get much larger, while Nassarius don't. At least Nassarius vibex, that is. And all the images at the top of this article are Whelks, an unwanted snail in a reef system. Read on... Read More
Green Hair Algae (abbreviated as GHA for this article) - Derbesia - is a form of algae that looks like its name. It is usually dark green, grows quite long if left unattended and spreads across your tank rapidly. Once this problem has begun, it can get out of hand in a matter of weeks.
Cyano bacteria is a type of algae that blankets the sand and rockwork in our tanks. It's an eye sore and people object to its presence in our systems. You have a few products to help combat it, and then there is the non-chemical approach as well (explained in the article linked below).