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Write-Up Wednesday: 3 Phosphate Removing Medias and My Experiences With Each

Phosphate (PO4) is directly related to algae outbreaks and coral health as lower phosphates (<0.03 ppm) usually mean less algae outbreaks and healthier corals. I say “usually” because every tank is different. Some tanks do well on lower phosphates, some …

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Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): The Cheapest Phosphate Remover…Ever

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: Granulated Ferric Oxide is just rust, so the scrapings from a rusty iron pipe will work just as well for phosphate removing media.

The rest of the story: No matter how small your saltwater tank budget, please …

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip #127: When Cleaning A Media Reactor, Clean This Part Too

I love media reactors on saltwater tanks. They can help lower phosphates which helps keep algae in check, and they can polish your tank’s water to really make it sparkle. Just like everything else on your saltwater tank, media reactors …

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday Am Quick Tip #75: Easier To Remember Than Your Anniversary

Low tech…yes.

Does that make it less effective? NO.

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Mr. Saltwater Tank’s Coverage of Reefstock 2012 Part Two

Part two of my coverage of Reef Stock 2012

Note: Lots of people have been asking where to get the Blue Life Clear Fx Pro.  Here’s where you can get it.

Can’t see the video?  Click here

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Carbon, GFO In A Saltwater Tank And The Easiest Way I’ve Found To Run Them Both

Carbon and GFO each have an important role in your saltwater tank and I’ve found a very easy way to run them both.

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Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip #27: Change and I Go Hand in Hand

If you make a change, make sure you do this.

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