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Vermetid Snail Control

Vermetid Snail Control

Vermetids and the Reef Tank Vermetid snails are a type of snail that begins its life as a small mobile creature that can move where it wants. It then plants itself to a rock and builds a calcified tube where it spends the rest of its time. The featured image for this...

Water Changes Worth Doing?

Water Changes Worth Doing?

One question some people ask themselves when faced with any type of aquarium is, "Do I really have to change the water out in my aquarium?" This is a fair question, as doing this all the time may seem cumbersome as a routine task to keep fish or reef life. Every store...

Reviewing Chasing Coral

Reviewing Chasing Coral

I wrote a previous article announcing the very exciting and anticipated arrival of a new documentary; called Chasing Coral that is finally documenting the trouble coral reefs are facing out in the ocean today. It is pretty clear that global warming and human existence...

Product Review: Reef Brite 48″ XHO Actinic Blue

Product Review: Reef Brite 48″ XHO Actinic Blue

Here at Reefnation we do our best to test out new technologies and share our feedback. In this product review, we're going to take a look at the Reef Brite 48" XHO Actinic Blue LED lighting from Reef Brite. To test this product out, we installed 2 of these units...

Recharging GFO DIY

Recharging GFO DIY

Lowering Phosphates with GFO GFO has been a popular choice to reduce phosphate in reef aquariums for a while now, but many people who use it don’t even know that it has the ability to be recharged. This is true and the only chemicals required are sodium hydroxide and...