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?"
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...
A water change FAQ for beginners new to saltwater aquariums.
Here is a short profile of a Kenyan marine biologist, Dr. David Obura.
Read about Acro Al, who is breeding Tridacna clams at home, in Australia.
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.
Read about beachcombing on the west coast of Florida beside the Gulf of Mexico.
This is an effort to create one master list of acronyms and vocabulary for the reef aquarists from several previous lists published in different places.
Here is a short profile of World Wide Corals, one of the Reef2Reef sponsors. [URL]https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/introducing-the-wwc-official-coral-club.419912/[/URL]
A short article about the insurance implications of owning a fish tank, large or small.
Here's a terrific article from one of our forum members, redfishbluefish, on preparing at home a mollusk recipe for fish food.
In this profile, we talk to R.L, an aquarist with 15 years of experience. Read about his background, his interests and his husbandry practices.
Every brand new aquarium goes through a cycle complete with separate and specific stages. In this article, David Hammontree explains to you how it works.
A guide to understanding what kinds of rock you can put in your saltwater aquarium. Part 2 is devoted to dead (dry) rock.
We gently offer some advice on which fish to avoid if you're stocking your first tank for the first time.
Part 1 of a discussion on reef aquarium rock for the beginner. This part covers live rock basics.
A beginner FAQ on substrates complete with the most common questions that we get in the forum.
Here's an updated list of acronyms and abbreviations for the beginner reef aquarist, who needs a little help starting out in the forums.
Here is a profile of a reef aquarist. Hear about his journey to reefkeeping and his views on his tanks today.
Information about starting your first reef aquarium. We're going to address some of the most common concerns about moving ahead with your first saltwater tank when you've never done it before.
Here is a short list of Do's and Don'ts for the beginner reef aquarist. We want you to be successful with your reef tank, so we're offering some things to think about when you're planning or setting up your first tank.
Here is the conclusion of our discussion on marine aquarium flatworms and what to do or not do when you have them.
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