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FAQS: YOUR MOST IMPORTANT QUESTIONS Close expanded article descriptions
FAQs: Live Rock
Live rock is fragmented pieces of old coral reefs that broke off during storms or by wave action. These pieces then washed into shallower water where they were naturally colonized by marine life. Basic questions about live rock are answered here.

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Apex Comparison Chart
Need to know which Neptune Systems AquaController Apex System is the right aquarium controller for you? Refer to this handy guide to see which controller features best suits your aquarium needs.
Aquarium Chiller Selection Guide
Without a chiller to decrease water temperature, aquarium water can warm to a point where it no longer holds enough oxygen to sustain the inhabitants. We can help you choose the correct chiller for your reef aquarium.
Calcium Supplementation Overview
One of the most important aspects of proper reef care is calcium supplementation. Calcium is vital for the health and growth of corals and plays a crucial role maintaining high pH needed in marine systems.
Compare Chillers
When choosing a chiller, consider your aquarium size, additional equipment and the heat it generates, your aquarium setup, and the temperature requirements of your aquarium inhabitants. This selection guide can help you find the right chiller.
Reef Supplements Overview
Your success at keeping aquarium corals and invertebrates depends upon your success at recreating natural conditions. Use this chart to determine what reef supplements your aquarium needs.

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Acclimating Corals
Aiptasia Control Options
Aiptasia: Recognize and Understand this Stinging Cnidarian
An Illuminating Addition to Drs. Foster & Smith's Aquaculture Coral and Marine Life Facility
Aquarium Chillers: How to Keep Water Temperature Consistent
Aquarium Tips for the Beginning Reef Aquarist
Aquarium Water Testing Methods, Results and Interpretation
Calcium Reactors
Calcium Reactors: Advantages & Disadvantages
Chiller Performance Tips
Coral Coloration
Coral Light Acclimation
Coralline Algae - Friend or Foe?
Drs Foster and Smith Bulk Reef Supplements
Eliminate Stinging Aiptasia sp., how to
Employ the Drip Method to Reduce Aquarium Acclimation Stress
Guide to Quality Synthetic Sea Salt Mixes
Hardy Aquarium Corals for the Beginning Reef Aquarist
Let "Good" Algae Beat Out the Bad
Lighting Options for Optimum Refugium Macroalgae Growth
Live Rock/Sand Curing & Acclimation Guide
Live Rock: Cultivate Beauty & Biological Diversity
Live Sand as Refugium Substrate
Macroalgae
Proper Calcium Supplementation in Reef Aquariums
Proper Feeding Techniques using Phytoplankton and Zooplankton
Reef Additive Guide
Reef Keeping: A Natural Approach
Simplify Calcium Supplementation
Smart Tips for Reef Supplementation
Supplement with Liquid Diets
Supplements for Saltwater Aquariums
Why It's Called Live Rock

 

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