Read about one man's philosophy of and instructions for setting up a saltwater tank.
Why everyone with a reef tank should have a ground probe.
Part 2 of the Shellfish Poisoning Syndromes article.
Read about the most common Shellfish Poisoning Syndromes, and how and why we get sick from eating shellfish.
February, 2019, Reef of the Month belongs to @sever10.
An introduction to snorkeling in the Florida Keys written by someone who has been doing it for years.
An article about how we perceive light in our aquariums and why it's better not to guess on light intensity.
A new study by researchers at University of California at Santa Barbara discusses the science and practical aspects of turning offshore drilling rigs into permanent artificial reefs. Reef2Reef looks at the issue.
Cartoon Caption Contest #3.
Have some laughs with us! Join the forum and play! Win prizes!
Read up on one of our forum members, @ca1ore, who has had saltwater aquariums for over 30 years. He talks about his successes, failures, and philosophy of reefkeeping.
A brief look at members of the class, Cephalopoda, including the squid, octopus, and nautilus.
I don't know if you've been following @noopsyche and their brand new K7 ProII reef light, but this one is making waves already in the reef community! You can check out @Dana Riddle's testing of the Noopsyche K7 ProII HERE. And thanks to Noopsyche and R2R you can own one FOR FREE!
An essay from one of our very experienced reef aquarists on what it takes to succeed in this hobby.
Here is a complete guide to everything related to curing live rock.
Larry and the LRS crew are teaming up with R2R for another great giveaway with swag for you and delicious LRS food for your reef! Jump into the fun by entering below! It's free and easy!
One winner will be selected to receive: an LRS fleece, 6 packs of your choice of LRS frozen food, an LRS thermal cup, and One (very nice and hard to get) 2019 calendar from Aquarium Factory Blue Harbor in Osaka, Japan!
Following our recent articles on changing water, here's one aquarist's method of doing automatic water changes.
Learn how to frag zoanthids safely and effectively.
Here is a book review of Jonathan Balcombe's book, What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins.
This is the second in our Beginner Series by Dr. Greg Gdowski. Greg is going to explain the misconceptions about water changes and when dosing becomes appropriate for your tank.
An article for beginners to the Reef2Reef discussion forum and how to make the most of your stay here.
An interview with @AlmondKC from our forum who is successfully breeding Banggai cardinals as a new breeder.
Instructions on how to build your own Algal Turf Scrubber or ATS.
Tunze Osmolator and Calcium Dispenser R2R Giveaway!
Sponsored by =-infoxunter036']Tunze.com and REEF2REEF.com
Welcome to the January 2019 Reef of the Month.
A new article by Dana Riddle on Estimating Light Intensity at Various Depths in an Aquarium.
This is the first part of our new Beginner Series on the How, What, and Why of Reef Aquariums.
#1 is "What Is Your Actual Water Volume?"
A water change FAQ for beginners new to saltwater aquariums.
Here is a short profile of a Kenyan marine biologist, Dr. David Obura.
Here is Part 3, and the conclusion of Fadi Abu Tahoun's series on the Genicanthus angels.
Marine ich, Cryptocaryon irritans, can be hard to get rid of. Here's what to do if your fallow period fails.
A discussion of many aspects of glass, in general, from ancient times to the present, including a section on aquarium glass.
For beginners who haven't bought an aquarium yet, here are some things to think about regarding the shape and size of your tank.
Read about Acro Al, who is breeding Tridacna clams at home, in Australia.
The other way to run a reef tank (No Quarantine)
I was asked by my friend Humblefish to start a thread on my practices of running a tank with no quarantine, hospital tanks, medications, dipping or almost anything else.
It is "not" just to take a fish from a store and drop it in your reef because that fish will probably die. You may not see many spots on fish in a store because just about all stores use medications in their tanks to suppress the parasites. They have to because they get new...
Part 2 of Genicanthus Angels: The True Reef-Safe Angels.
Marine Depot is excited to announce we've teamed with Hanna Instruments and Reef2Reef once again to MAKE TESTING EASY IN 2019!
5 winners will be randomly selected on January 25, 2019 to receive:
A Hanna Instruments Marine Salinity and Temperature Tester AND
The NEW Hanna Instruments Marine Phosphate Ultra Low Range Colorimeter Checker
If you're a freshwater aquarist considering moving to the salty side, this FAQ is for you.
Reef2Reef's version of the famous Christmas poem, "A Visit from St. Nicholas." Merry Christmas
Ready for some holiday fun? Here's R2R's first ever reef crossword puzzle.
In the first of a three-part series, Fadi Abu Tahoun discusses Genicanthus angelfish and their requirements in the reef aquarium.
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