Jul19

Kamoer XF-STP: Calcium Reactor Doser

Are you constantly having to retune your calcium reactor? I have the perfect solution for you! So you have a reef tank and lately your corals are looking great and growing fast. Isn’t that what we all want? At the same time, you noticed that your two part supplementation is no longer able to keep up. You are going through Alkalinity and Calcium at a rate that is becoming cost prohibitive. Fellow local and online reefers are suggesting...

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Jul09

Calcium Reactors & Related Equipment Part 1

Do you want to put the two part dosing days behind you and graduate to a calcium reactor to maintain calcium and alkalinity in your aquarium? This is the first video of a 3-video series dedicated to calcium reactors.  In the first video we cover what you need to know before installing and the components necessary to properly set up a calcium reactor. What is a calcium reactor? Corals, invertebrates and even coralline algae are...

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Jun15

IceCap K1-Nano Skimmer 101: Assembly, Installation & Operation

Are you looking to make your new Octo Pulse Flow Pump work with your APEX by Neptune Systems or other advanced 3rdparty controllers?  Stay tuned! In a previous post we covered IceCap K1 130, 160 and 200 models. Like the rest of the K1 series the Nano is master crafted from robust PVC and high quality acrylic. The IceCap K1 Nano is a remarkably compact skimmer that offers a new level of refined filtration for marine aquariums ranging...

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May31

Aquaforest Announces CoralVue as New US Distributor

We are happy to announce that CoralVue is the new US distributor for Aquaforest® and their extensive line of aquarium supplements including the popular Probiotic Salt and Calcium and Alkalinity Supplementation. Transfer of North American Distribution & Customer Support SLIDELL, LA —  Effective June 1, 2018, CV Industries (hereinafter CoralVue) will be taking over US distribution of the complete line of Aquaforest® Products. For...

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May18

Octo Pulse: Advanced Controlling

Are you looking to make your new Octo Pulse Flow Pump work with your APEX by Neptune Systems or other advanced 3rdparty controllers?  Stay tuned! In a previous video we covered the basic fundamentals and new features of the Reef Octopus Octo Pulse Flow Pumps. In this video we will concentrate on connecting your Octo Pulse pump to a 3rd party controller by using an available 0-10 volt port. This makes the Octo Pulse pump very versatile...

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May14

Reef Endurane CORE: Liquid Element Trio

Do you need trace elements?  Are current trace element instructions too complicated? In today’s world and with the help of social media, almost everybody in the hobby shares pictures and videos of their tanks.  And I am not going to lie to you, some of the tanks I see are absolutely stunning.  The tanks are packed with growing corals and amazing coloration.  You probably have seen these gorgeous aquariums as well and ask yourselves,...

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