Nov27

Aquaforest Nutrient Reduction Media

No matter what you do, getting Nitrates and Phosphates low enough seems like an impossible task.  I have something that works… stay tuned. S o, you have been following our [CVtv] series on Aquaforest Probiotic Method and so far, everything is going according to plan.  You have been using Aquaforest Reef or Probiotic Salt as well as supplementing your tank with NP Pro liquid Carbon and Pro Bio S bacteria.  Your nutrient levels are...

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Nov16

Reef Octopus Octo Pulse: Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Today we will cover the maintenance and troubleshooting of the Reef Octopus Octo Pulse variable speed flow pumps. R eef Octopus Octo Pulse pumps are a great addition to any tank.  Their revolutionary mounting bracket makes it easy to install and direct the pump’s flow in any direction you want.  As with any pump, maintenance is key.  Regular maintenance ensures that the pump remains working at peak performance and a long useful...

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Nov16

Maxspect Coral Tools: Glue Gun and Hand Saw

Today we get hands on with the newly released coral tools from Maxspect. We first saw them unveiled at Reef A Palooza California, and I for one, have been thinking about them ever since. E asy to Use, No More Messy Hands or work area, No more Clogged Nozzles and absolutely no more wasted coral glue. You guessed it!   I am talking about The Maxspect Glue gun. Maxspect Glue Gun When mounting coral frags to rocks or plugs, there is...

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Nov05

Klir Filter Bracket: Assembly and Installation

Are you like me and want to use the Klir fleece filter but don’t have a sump with Traditional 4 or 7in filter sock trays?  If so stay tuned. I t is very frustrating when a revolutionary product like the Klir filter becomes available only to find out that it does not work with your current sump. It is easy to think that the only option you have is to upgrade your current sump to something a little more traditional like the IceCap Reef...

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Sep29

Reef Octopus Kalkwasser Reactor 101

What if I told you there is a simple and economical way to simultaneously dose two of most important supplements for a reef aquarium with a single reactor? Stay tuned! O ver the last year or so, there has been a revival of Kalkwasser use amongst reef aquarists.  What was once a forgotten method; reefers are again using Kalkwasser as a sole source of calcium and alkalinity while others are using it as a supplement to a calcium reactor...

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