Keeping you up to date with the latest aquarium news
It’s no surprise that people enjoy keeping fish in a home aquarium, but it may surprise you just how much! Today, up to 13 million households in the UK (which, for reference, has just over 27 million households in it) have at-home aquariums.
Talk to any modern reefkeeper and very soon the subject of nitrate will arise. The bane of many a reefkeeper over the last thirty years, rising nitrate and ultimately uncontrollable nitrate levels have long been blamed for the browning of corals, and horrible, nuisance algae. But nitrate and its importance to the marine aquarium has now come full circle, and in three, recent back-to-back conversations with accomplished reefkeepers, all three complained that they didn’t have any nitrate, and were actively looking to create some!
Heres a video update on our D-D Reef pro marine aquarium , showing progress of the tank so far and what equipment and dosing liquids we use to keep this tank running.
We often hear in store and even more so on social media people ask “What is the best salt to use?” Ask that question on Facebook and you will get 26 different replies with 26 different brands and types of salt. So let’s look at the fundamentals of our reef keeping hobby the Salt.
The most exciting time in my experience of keeping a marine aquarium is setting up a new tank. Now not to say that the all the other bits that follow aren’t great but setting everything up how you want it and getting to know all the ins and outs of your new tank and equipment is brilliant.