Handbook for the correct acropora ID
A difficult, tedious and error prone with more than two hundred known species and the great similarity between many, acropora ID can be a really difficult task. And if that was not enough, this genre has a huge intraspecific variability depending on various factors such as [...]
Guide for acropora ID
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Algae Reactor, a biological filter and much more
A renewed idea, an improved idea is known by all the filtering power of algae, provide enough light and nutrients, and algae will grow quickly to almost exhaust them, leaving a clean and pristine water. It is and old idea: let's place some fast-growing algae, for example Chaetomorpha or caulerpa, [...]
Dinoflagellates in the marine aquarium. What are they and how to combat them?
Dinoflagellates, good or bad? Dinoflagellates are protists organisms -those that do not fit within the three natural kingdoms: animalia, plantae or fungus- with ability to move with rotating movements. All dinoflagellates have the common feature of having two flagella located at right angles which allows them to [...]
CalcFeeder, a different calcium reactor
CalcFeeder, a different calcium reactor
Bacteria in the marine aquarium
A matter of trust? In the last years it has become very popular the use of all types of bacteria as a convenient and smart solution to solve some of the most common problems in the marine aquarium (high levels of nitrates and phosphates, cyanobacteria, Substrate [...]
Five essential equipments for your reef tank
Do you want to have a healthy and beautiful reef aquarium? You will not succeed without the use of certain equipment. Some are very cheap and their use is questionless, but others may constitute a significant outlay and we will have to carefully decide which is the one that most interests us. Reef aquariums are [...]
Propagating acroporas, awesome tricks
To get healthy specimens quickly you ever happened to you that a small cutting from acropora surpasses in size to the original part in a few months? Have you ever noticed any acropora grow from a small crack where you dropped a frag the last time you used your cutting pliers? Why [...]
Bubble algae, smart raiders
You should not ignore emerge as small, glowing spheres isolated, usually clinging to the rock, lack of movement and very decorative. It can take weeks and even months without this situation varies, but suddenly, one day we discovered that the rock aquarium is lined with these [...]
Buying corals, practical pieces of advice
And is it right for today, due to globalization and the rise that has suffered this hobby, we have access to all kinds of corals. We are surrounded by colorful and evocative-shaped temptations within a wide price range. Buying corals is very easy, [...]
In a drop of water (2nd part)
We can find strange creatures that seem to have been taken from a science fiction novel. Of many shapes and sizes, with different feeding diets and different reproduction strategies. In a drop of water there is plenty of life was the first part of this trilogy in which some desvelábamos [...]
Eight tips for an enviable marine aquarium
Simple and inexpensive. Certainly it is a hobby that requires dedication and money. Many of us make major disbursements to access the best skimmer or lighting fixture thinking that we will achieve a beautiful reef aquarium, but sometimes we miss some practices and routines [...]
In a drop of water (1nd part)
There is much life and we realize when we observe under the microscope. Sometimes we see unimaginable microorganisms competing with each other or breeding unceasingly. From tiny bacteria to "huge" crustaceans, we can find countless examples of biodiversity in a tiny drop of water. But is not the biological wealth [...]
Bali Green Slimer, the universal acropora
Unmistakable and striking from the south of Japan to the seas of Tasmania, from Hawaii to the Red Sea, the yongei acropora is one of the most common hard coral reef. Resistant and adaptable, It can be found a few feet from the battered by strong waves and surface [...]
The Iwagumi reef
A multicolored inaugurate this section of reef aquariums featured a good example of what can be achieved with patience and good practices. It's tank that catches your eye from the beginning, not only for its beauty and harmony, but also by the [...]
Threats in the aquarium. Bryopsis
A pretty ubiquitous as any alga and delicate appearance, similar to a bird's feather. But with an incredibly fast growing rate and expandability, bryopsis is one of the major threats to the marine aquarium. With outstanding reproductive capacity, the Bryopsis [...]
Polyclad worms, your worst nightmare
Unsavory neighbours. That go completely unnoticed until it is too late. The polyclads Polyclad or worms are a type of flatworm that normally comes with bad intentions. This odd name refers to its characteristic internal network of gastro-vesicular cavities (poly-clad) connected to its mouth, allowing them [...]
Mini brittle stars, an ally in the aquarium
What's better than something that works, does not suppose a burden and is for free? In the aquarium we have a clear example: mini brittle stars. They are small invertebrates able to locate and consume the smallest scrap of food or dead animal in the aquarium. They are [...]
Pearlberry, a coveted acropora
Stylish. The Pearlberry is a sober and elegant acropora. With the shape of a deep dish and soft colors might seem one more coral in the aquarium; it is not a coral that catches your eye at first glance, but just stop staring a few seconds to realize that [...]
Feeding corals. Pieces of advice
What do corals eat?? This is a question that we should ask more often. Most corals are animals that live in symbiosis with tiny dinoflagellates called zooxanthellae. These dinoflagellate chloroplast endowed staying under the coral tissue and produce sugars from [...]
Valida Tricolor, a classic among acroporas
Not because it is less pretty abundant Acropora Available Tricolor was from the beginning a hit with fans. Selected and bred by ORA Farm it is one of the most recognizable acroporas: polyps green light, violet tips and ocher body makes it unmistakable. It is a [...]
Ten reasons why your corals don't show beautiful colours
I give my best and never shown pretty ungrateful What are corals! With how well they care ... Why after a few days after purchasing this acropora, it loses all colours and go brown? Why are the zooanthids so closed? or why not for Anemone [...]
¿Cycle or mature?
Don't get wrong. Cycled, cycled, cycling ... how many times I hear this word, Everyday, as if it was the most important. The aquarium is already cycled, I will buy my first fish ... and after two weeks they are dead, or ill, or cornered behind a rock without being seen. [...]
Adjusting the calcium reactor. Practical handbook
An equipment that you should pay enough attention. Yet it is one of the most important. If we want to keep hard corals successfully, specially short polyp, also called SPS, we must bear in mind the following concept: stability. And what is the stability? Then [...]
Strawberry Shortcake, the acropora that arises passions
A cake that leaves no one indifferent. Under the scientific name of acropora microclados and native from the australian reefs, the super famous and coveted Strawberry Shortcake is a coral that catches your attention. Perhaps because of its high price or delicacy, It is still little [...]
The marine aquarium. What you have never been told
A beauty like no other, it requires more than will. It is undeniable, we all have felt captivated by the beauty that exhibit certain marine aquariums. Either by the color of their corals, by the selection and behavior of fish or for other reasons are many [...]
Cleaning equipment, meditations
I have to admit it, I think it is a very sexy denomination. Toda la vida llamándolo equipo de limpieza y no es más que un puñado de caracoles, crabs, erizos y gambas. Cualquier persona ajena a nuestro mundo de color y fantasía podría pensar en cualquier otra cosa menos eso...pequeños invertebrados, [...]
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