It's been another month. The 400g has been running for 5 years and 7 months as of tomorrow. I've been dosing 40 ml of Nopox daily for 58 days. It looks like nitrate is finally approaching 10 ppm (looks like 15 ppm today via API), down from 50 ppm. Phosphates measured .1 ppm (Elos) Read More
Years ago, our club's president handed me a coral dip sample from Fauna Marin. Turned out to be gold in a vial but I couldn't get more of it. I remember it working so well, but I figured it must have been a one-time thing that picked up zero traction and never made it to market. Fast forward a Read More
This week's video is about a power panel I've been wanting to build for my frag system. All the gear that was on the floor is now finally up on the wall in a nice tidy panel, which looks nice and is easily accessible for me.
Most of the time, the skunk clownfish remain in the tentacles of the Sebae anemone. Some have migrated to some nearby Duncans and are seen swimming through the green hammers, but the Sebae is their home. When I feed, the harem tends to swim out into the open to get their share.
While I was talking to a friend on the phone today, I was gazing at my aquarium and when I spotted this surprising activity, I had to quickly change topics to share my excitement. The Anemone Cube has been running for 3.5 years, and it was my hope that my clownfish would start laying eggs.
This past weekend, I seized (cough - forced myself - cough) the opportunity to do some necessary maintenance. This blog will be a tad lengthy because while it may appear like my reef is run by magic, it's actually the effort I apply that makes it look its best. Let me break it down now.