Seventh week update on the nano reef tank cleanup

May 1, 2020

Seven weeks into the saltwater, nano reef, cleanup, and the tank is looking great. With the help of the newest cleanup crew members from Reef Cleaners, the tank has finally stabilized itself and the water is crystal clear. The inhabitants are quite happy. The coral polyps have been showing signs of growth. I am guessing

New fish for the 30 gallon freshwater tank

May 1, 2020

Having been stuck at home for the last few weeks, I have been playing with my tanks. That, of course, has had me wanting to change things up a bit. I had intended to swap the 30 with the 90-gallon tank by now and was waiting to get new fish, but I decided that with

Third week update on the nano reef tank cleanup

April 5, 2020

This week spelled out a lot of change for the saltwater nano reef tank. The transformation has been quite dramatic. Here is how the tank looks today. versus how it looked three weeks ago. The two rocks on the right were rinsed in fresh water, and then left to sit for a couple of weeks

Second week update on the nano reef cleanup

March 28, 2020

Today ends the second week of the new saltwater nano reef tank. Here is the update on the cleanup project. The tanks started out overgrown with algae an aiptasia. The tank had crashed. Here is a photo of how it started. I am dedicated to bringing this tank back up to snuff and giving it

New fish tank, saltwater- I have never had this before!

March 15, 2020

For over three decades I have kept aquariums. I tried to calculate of all the individual tanks over the years and came up with a rough 400 gallon number. In all of that time I have never had a saltwater fish tank! My friends Joshua and Jordan were the salt pros and I was the