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Balancing & Maintaining a Healthy Reef Tank with Algone

Running a delicate reef aquarium? ALGONE creates the perfect low-nutrient environment for a healthy, thriving reef tank! Clarity, Balance & Vibrancy in the Reef Tank What Algone does: Clears cloudy aquarium water, removes nitrates, restores and maintains tank’s biological balance, prevents common problems caused by deteriorating water quality. • Safe for invertebrates and corals • […]

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Algone in saltwater aquariums

Use ALGONE in your saltwater tank! Keep the aquarium balanced, the fish healthy, and the water sparkling clear! Pristine, Balanced & Crystal Clear Saltwater Aquariums What Algone does: Clears cloudy aquarium water, removes nitrates, restores and maintains tank’s biological balance, prevents common problems caused by deteriorating water quality. • Remove organic and inorganic pollutants • […]

Yellow Tang
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Zooxanthellae and corals

Zooxanthellae are the symbiotic algae that live within the hard or stony corals. The symbiotic relation is based on the corals inability to generate sufficient amounts of food and the algae’s ability for photosynthesis and converting chemical elements into energy. The coral in return provides protection as well as a nutrient rich environment for excellent […]

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UV Sterilization is used to eliminate parasites and bacteria from saltwater aquariums

Ultraviolet sterilization (UV) is a process to eliminate biological contamination, namely parasite fungus and bacteria. Two types are commercially available, both in tube size. Generally the one containing a wet bulb -at which the water passes directly past the UV bulb- is cheaper. The other type available has a protective quartz tube around the bulb […]

Saltwater Angelfish
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Cynaobacteria aka red slime algae is a common problem in saltwater aquariums

Cyanobacteria appear in both salt- and freshwater setups and are known as red slime or blue-green algae. Cyano is a hybrid, a mixture between plant and bacteria. It has therefore plant, as well as bacterial characteristics and is considered the evolutionary link between plants and bacteria. The “algae-bacteria” is always present in eevery setup Cyano […]

Clownfish in reef tank
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The protein skimmer is indispensable in the saltwater and reef aquarium

A protein skimmer can be an indispensable piece of equipment for marine and reef aquariums. Since it is not a simple plug and run filter, an understanding of the protein skimmer is required in order to properly adjust and maintain this mechanical device. The main purpose of skimming is to remove organic matter from the […]

Lionfish
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Salinity and specific gravity guidelines for the saltwater and reef keeper

The preferred water for marine and reef tanks is RO/DI water, as it is in a very pure form. The commercial salt mix contains all the salts and minerals needed. Salinity describes the content of these dissolved salts and minerals in the water and is measured in parts per thousand (ppt). The easiest and most […]