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Introducing your tank’s kidneys If you don’t want your tank to get overgrown with algae and toxic from too much phosphate and nitrate accumulation, you really need to consider setting up a sump. Flavors to consider There are a couple of main types of sumps to consider depending on your…

After your reef tank has been up and running for a while, things will begin to happen in your tank; some good and some not so good. Assuming your water parameters start out where they need to be, you’ll see your fish grow, your corals grow and your shrimps and…

After your tank has cycled and the inhabitants seem happy and healthy,  after some time you’ll see that your tank glass will develop a covering of algae and some of your more delicate corals may not extend their polyps as much or perhaps at all. Assuming you haven’t dumped a…