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The Nano-Reef Aquariums Book Printed Version

  • February 11, 2014
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As of today Feb 11, ’14 very few copies of the Printed Version of the book remain . Very few indeed. If you were planning on ordering one, do not wait long as I will be sold out within what I image will be a week or just about. Remember that when you order the Printed Version you also get […]

Giving Coralline Algae a Kickstart

  • November 30, 2013
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Below is a link to a good article on how to get your Coralline algae to take off and what to watch out of for once they grow especially life forms that consume them. Albert You can order my book Nano Reef Aquariums and other products via  :

Mantis Shrimp Special 19 page Newsletter Edition

  • November 29, 2013
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The combined Issues 19 & 20 of the “Nano-Reef Aquariums” Newsletter is 19 pages, and deals entirely and exclusively with Mantis Shrimp, both Smashers and Spearers. It contains more information on those Stomatopods than what you will find in any other article or even in sections of books that include information of Mantis Shrimp. Behavior, care, nutrition, disease, interesting facts […]

Links to a Large Number of Articles on Cryptocaryon irritans

  • September 2, 2013
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Marine ick is certainly not something anyone of us wants to have to deal with. It was originally thought that Marine Ick only occurred in closed systems and was not present in the wild, and if so it was not present to such a degree that Marine Biologists encountered it on a regular basis. To give you a few references […]

Setting up a Nano Reef 101

  • August 8, 2013
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For a number of weeks now I have been posting blog entries to the UK magazine (online version) on how to go about setting up a Nano Reef. You can see all the entries by going to their web site and you can follow how I am suggesting you go about it, and view pictures of what I have done […]

How to Subscribe to the Newsletter

  • June 19, 2013
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Below are the instructions to follow and when I see that you filled out the info I will approve it and you can then login in as outlined below : Since you now ordered/own a copy of the  ”printed” Nano-Reef Aquariums you are also getting a one year free set of Newsletters Instead of sending them as attachments to emails […]

Ecsenius bicolor

  • May 31, 2013
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The Bicolor Blenny, which can be seen above is definitely a fish that can be added right after the cycle has completed, and is considered an easy one to care for, and thus a good fish for beginners, and of course for any hobbyists. The key to make sure that it’s introduction to your Nano goes without glitches is to […]

Pavona sp. Corals

  • May 16, 2013
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Perhaps one of the easiest SPS corals for the beginning Hobbyist to work with and maintain successfully in their Nano-Reef, and grow,  and even frag after a while, is the so-called Cactus Coral, one of the Pavona species but, in general, all of them fall in the easy to care for successfully category. They are not very demanding on lighting […]

Candy Cane – Caulastrea sp.

  • May 15, 2013
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Caulastrea Coral: C. furcata and C. curvata Caulastrea corals are excellent beginner corals for Nano and other reef aquariums thanks to the fact that they are not all that demanding on water quality, and also not on the kind of lighting and its intensity that Hobbyists who wish to add them to their tanks have to pay attention to and […]