Blog by Kraken Corals
There's a high chance if you're reading this then you're new to the marine hobby, you may already have a freshwater tank or just be looking to dive straight into the fascinating world of marine aquariums. It's our opinion that a marine tank is no harder to keep than a freshwater aquarium. The basics are ultimately the same, keep your water quality good and the fish and coral will take care of themselves.
We give a lot of advice on starting up new tanks in fact we have a separate blog "Starting a saltwater marine aquarium" that you can read if you haven't already to get you fired up.
Now ... lets talk fish for beginners
Cyanbacteria (cyano) is often confused with Algae, it comes in different colours and forms and can quickly wipe out your coral collection. In our blog we wshow you how to identify potential cyanobacterial issues and how to remove them from your tank leaving you a lovely healthy cyano free aquarium.
We have added a new 3D virtual shop tour to our website, you can see a sneak peek inside our store, click elements to view more information or to shop online.
It's that time again. Krakna Number 3, this time combined with our third birthday. Prizes, BBQ and frag swap.
At some point or another each and every reefer will have come across a hair algae issue. Once green hair algae (GHA) gets established in your tank it can soon cover everything smothering corals and generally looking unsightly.
This guide will hopefully point you in the right direction for a hair algae free beautiful looking tank.
Protein skimmers have been on the shelves for a long time, new models and continuous improvements are always being made, but do we really need a skimmer?
Choosing the right kind of rock for your reef scape can be a bit of a mine field with so many new alternatives on the market, so we have tried to break this down for you to help you decide what’s best for you and your reef tank.