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Marine Maintenance (see also:
Disease)
Cleaners, Vacations, Repairs, Algae Control...


General Maintenance

                          New Print and eBook on Amazon

                                                                   Marine Aquarium Algae Control

by Robert (Bob) Fenner

Marine Maintenance by Bob Fenner
FAQs on Marine: Maint. 1, Maint. 2, Maint. 3, Maint. 4, Maint. 5, Maint. 6, Maint. 7, Maint. 8, Maint. 9, Maint. 10, Maint. 11, Maint. 12, Maint. 13, Maint. 14, Maint. 15, Maint. 16, Maint. 17, Maint. ,

Reef System Maintenance by Bob Fenner
Reef Ramblings, A Philosophy of Sorts, on All Things Reef by Tim Hayes
FAQs on: Reef Op.,
Reef Op. 2, Reef Op. 3, Reef Op. 4, Reef Op. 5, Reef Op. 6, Reef Op. 7, Reef Op. 8, Reef Op. 9, Reef Op. 10, Reef Op. 11, Reef Op. 12, Reef Op. 13, Reef Op. 14, Reef Op. 15, Reef Op. 16, Reef Op. 17, Reef Op. 18, Reef Op. 19, Reef Op 20, Reef Op. 21, Reef Op. 22, Reef Op. 23, Reef Op. 24, Reef Op. 25, Reef Op. 26, Reef Op. 27, Reef Op. ,

FOWLR Maintenance
FAQs:
FOWLR Maintenance,

Small System Maintenance
FAQs:
Small System Maintenance,
Maintaining Small Systems 2, Maintaining Small Systems 3, Maint. Sm. Sys. 4, Maint. Sm. Sys. 5, Maint. Sm. Sys. 6, Maint. Sm. Sys. 7,

Refugium Maintenance
FAQs:
Operation/Maintenance 1,
Refugium Operation/Maintenance 2,

Marine Water Quality by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: Water Quality 1, Water Quality 2, Water Quality 3, Water Quality 4, Water Quality 5, Water Quality 6, Water Quality 7,
FAQs on: Cloudy Water, Smelly Water, Films on Top of Water,


Nutrient Control & Chemical Filtrants

Nutrient Control and Export by Scott Fellman
FAQs on: Nutrient Control & Export,

Chemical Filtration by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: Chemical Filtrants,
Chemical Filtrants 2, Carbon, Carbon 2,
FAQs on Carbon: Rationale/Use, Types/Qualities/Selection, Placement, Renewal, Negative Reactions, Sources/Brands,

Zeolite Filters: A Discussion of What Zeolites Are and How They Function by Jens Kallmeyer
The ZEOvit System: A New Concept in Reefkeeping by Alexander Girz
FAQs on Zeolites,

Ozone, Ozonizers, Reduction/Oxidation by Bob Fenner
FAQs on Reduction Oxidation, Ozonizers 1, Ozonizers 2, Ozone 3
FAQs on Ozone: Rationale, System/Selection,
About Dryers, Application/Installation, Measuring, Maintenance/Repair,


Cleaners, Crews

Scavengers/Clean-up Crews for Marine Aquariums, by Bob Fenner, Some Fishes Are Good For More Than Just Looking At, by James Fatherree,
FAQs on: Marine Scavengers 1, Marine Scavengers 2, Marine Scavengers 3,
FAQs on Marine Scavenger: Rationale, Compatibility, Species/Specimen Stocking/Selection, & Clean Up "Crews", Worms As Scavengers, Snail Scavengers ( Limpets, Astrea, Turbo..., Ceriths, Conches, Cowries, Nassarius, Nerites Snails, Trochus), Shrimp Scavengers, Hermit Scavengers, Crab Scavengers, Cucumber Scavengers, Sea Urchin Scavengers, Serpent Star Scavengers, Seastar Scavengers, Fish/Groups as Scavengers, Losses/Troubleshooting,

Algae-eating Blennies of the Genera Salarias & Atrosalarias by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: Algae-eating Blennies,
& Marine Algae Eaters, Marine Algae Eaters 2,

Sand Sifters by [to be written/placed]
FAQs on: Sand Sifting Organisms, Valenciennea Stocking/Selection,
FAQs on
Sand-Sifting Stars &
Sandsifting Stars 1, Sandsifting Stars 2,
FAQs on: Sandsifting Star ID, Sandsifting Star Behavior, Sandsifting Star Compatibility, Sandsifting Star Selection, Sandsifting Star Systems, Sandsifting Star Feeding, Sandsifting Star Disease, Sandsifting Star Reproduction,


Emergency Issues:
Surviving extended power outages: how to keep your aquarium alive! By Mike Maddox and Merritt Adkins
FAQs on Power Outages
,


New Water Issues:

Treating Tapwater for Marine Aquarium Use by Bob Fenner
FAQs on Treating Tapwater For Marine Aquarium Use, Treating Tapwater 2, Treating Tapwater 3,
FAQs on New Water Treatment: Rationale/Science, Chemicals (Chlorine, Chloramines, Trihalomethanes...), Filtrants, Techniques/Tools, Testing, Troubleshooting, Products by Manufacturer/Brand, DIY Treatment Chemicals/Tools,

Water Changes and Gravel Vacuuming by Bob Fenner
The ?Perfect? Water Change Regimen? by Scott Fellman
Water Changes, Exchanges by Anthony Calfo
FAQs on: Water Changes 1, Water Changes 2, Water Changes 3, Water Changes 4,
FAQs on Water Changes: Rationale, Gear/Tools, Frequency/Amount, Techniques, Automation, Trouble/shooting,

Makeup water and storage; Useful hints for storing and managing top-off water by Justin Norman
FAQs on Make-up Water 1, Make-up Water 2,
FAQs on Make-up Water: Rationale/Use, Gear, Frequency/Amount, Techniques, Water Quality/Adjusting, Trouble/shooting,

Make Up/Top-Off Water Systems &
FAQs on:
Top-Off System s, Rationale/Use, Designs, Valves/Monitors, Pump Selection, Reservoir Selection & By Manufacturer/Brand: Kent, Tunze, DIY,


About Plumbing Troubles...

Tiny Bubbles (not the Don Ho classic) and Larger Ones:
FAQs on
Bubble Troubles 1, Bubble Troubles 2, Bubble Troubles 3, Bubble Troubles 4, Bubble Troubles 5, Bubble Troubles , Bubble Concerns, & FAQs on Causes/Fixes: Diagnosing Sources, Intake/Overflow Issues, Plumbing Issues, Pump/ing Issues, Discharge Issues, Biological Issues, & Solved Cases,

Sources and Solutions for Plumbing Noise! &
FAQs on:
Plumbing Noise,
Plumbing Noise 2,


Chemical Filtrants & Cartridge Cleaning:

Marine Chemical Filtrants by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: Chemical Filtrants, Chemical Filtrants 2, Carbon, Carbon 2,
Zeolites, Phosphate Chemical Filtrants,
FAQs on: Chemical Filtrants By Product Names/Manufacturer's: Chemi-Pure (Boyd Enterprises), PolyFilter (Poly-Bio-Marine), Purigen (SeaChem)

For Phosphate (e.g. Rowaphos), Nitrate et al Nitrogenous Metabolites issues, search below:

Cartridge and Filter Sock Cleaning by Bob Fenner
FAQs on:
Cartridge and Sock Cleaning,


Cleaning Skimmers, Decor, Aquariums...

Skimmer Set-up/Operation/Maintenance FAQs: Best Skimmer Op./Maint. FAQs, Skimmer Op/Maint.2, Skimmer Op/Maint. 3, Skimmer Op/Maint. 4, Skimmer Op/Maint. 5, Skimmer Op/Maint. 6, Skimmer Op/Maint 7, Skimmer Op/Maint. 8, Skimmer Op/Maint 9, Skimmer Op/Maint 10, Skimmer Op/Maint 11, Skimmer Op/Maint 12, Skimmer Op/Maint 13, Skimmer Op/Maint 14 Skimmer Op/Maint 15, Skimmer Op/Maint 16, Skimmer Op/Maint 17, Skimmer Op/Maint 18, Skimmer Op/Maint 19,

Cleaning Coral Skeletons and Other Decor by Bob Fenner
FAQs on:
Cleaning Decor & Skeletons,

Cleaning Aquariums by [to be written/placed]
FAQs on:
Cleaning Aquariums, Cleaning Aquariums 2, Cleaning Acrylic Aquariums, Cleaning Filter Media, Sanitizing Gear, See Links: For Algae see Algae; For Water Changes, &
FAQs on: Cleaning Viewing Panels,
Algae Scrubbers, Magnets & Such,


Aquarium Repairs:

Glass Aquarium Repair by [to be written/placed]
FAQs on: Glass Tank Repair 1, Glass Tank Repair 2,
Glass Tank Repair 3, Glass Tank Repair 4, Glass Aquarium Repair 5,
FAQs on Repairing Glass Tank: Catastrophic Failures, Leaks, Chips/Cracks 1, Chips/Cracks 2, Chips/Cracks 3, Chips/Cracks 4, Chips/Cracks 5, Chips/Cracks 6, Chips/Cracks 7, Chips/Cracks 8,
Chips/Cracks 9, Chips/Cracks 10, Chips/Cracks 11, Chips/Cracks , Holes, & Scratches/Coatings/Blemishes, Cross-Braces/Bracing 1, Cross-Braces/Bracing 2, Cross-Braces/Bracing 3, Cross-Braces/Bracing 4, Cross-Braces/Bracing , Euro-Braces/Bracing, Moulding/Trim/Frames, Whole Panes, Olde Tank (Slate Bottom, Metal Frame, Pecora...) Repairs, Troubleshooting/Repairs,
Tools: Cutting, Grinding Glass, Silicone/Sealant/Sealing, Silicone/Sealant 2, Silicone/Sealant 3, Silicone/Sealant 4,
Silicone/Sealant 5, Silicone/Sealant 6, Silicone/Sealant 7, Silicone/Sealant 8, Silicone/Sealant 9, Silicone/Sealant , Glass Tank Repair Techniques,

Acrylic Aquarium Repair and Modifications by Marc Quattromani
FAQs on Acrylic Repairs 1, Acrylic Repair 2,
FAQs on Acrylic: Design, Scratches, Pits, Stress Fractures & Crazing 1, Scratches/Crazing 2, Scratches/Crazing 3, Scratches/Crazing 4, Scratches/Crazing ,  Cracks/Holes, Leaks/Deficient Seams, Bowing/Warping, Top Pieces/Braces, Drilling/Cutting, Construction, Solvents et al.,

Other Methods of Construction, Tank Repair &
FAQs on:
Other Tank Construction Methods,


Moving Aquariums, Livestock, Vacations, :

Moving Aquariums by Bob Fenner
Moving and Transporting your Livestock and Tanks by Amy Janecek

FAQs on Moving Aquarium Systems Moving Aquariums 1, Moving Aquariums 2, Moving Aquariums 3, Moving Aquariums 4, Moving/Upgrading Aquariums 5,
FAQs on Moving Aquarium Systems by Category: Plans, Gear, Techniques, Marine Substrate Moving/Replacing/Adding To, Marine Substrate Moving/Replacing/Adding To 2, Moving Live RockTank Storage... Success Stories, Troubles  &

FAQs on Moving Aquarium Livestock:
Moving Livestock, Moving Livestock 2,
FAQs on Moving Livestock by Category: Plans, Gear, Techniques... Success Stories, Troubles/Fixing,

Vacations and Your Systems, Preparing for Vacation, Keeping your tank safe in your absence by Justin Norman
FAQs on Marine Systems & Vacations/Holidays: Vacation/Holidays, Feeding During Holidays,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

 


Marine System Water Quality, Tests/ Testing, Modification

Marine Water Quality by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: Water Quality 1, Water Quality 2, Water Quality 3, Water Quality 4, Water Quality 5, Water Quality 6, Water Quality 7,
FAQs on: Cloudy Water, Smelly Water, Films on Top of Water,

Toxic Water Conditions by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: Toxic Water Cond.s, Toxic Water Cond.s 2, Toxic Water Cond.s 3, Toxic Water Cond.s 4, Toxic Water Cond.s 5, Toxic Water Cond.s 6,

Test Gear & Testing by [to be written]
FAQs on: Test Gear, Test Gear 2, Test, Gear 3,
Product Review: Marineland Labs/Aquarium Systems Hydrometer, Part 1 by Steven Pro
FAQs on Test Gear: Rationale, Selection, Use, Troubleshooting, Testing Methods: Liquid Reagent/Colorimetric, Dry Reagent Test/ing, "Paper", Titrametric, Electronic & About Brands/Manufacturers,
By Brand: Aquarium Pharmaceuticals, Hach, Merck, Red Sea, SeaChem,
By Type of Test: Magnesium, pH, Alkalinity...

Heat/Heating by [to be written]
FAQs on: Temperatures, Heating 1, Heating 2, Heating 3,
FAQs on Heating: Rationale, Heating/Chilling Costs, Heating Methods/Gear, Heat Controllers (Fans et al.), Measuring/Thermometers, Heating Troubleshooting/Repairs, Makes/Models by Manufacturer,

Chillers/Chilling, Keeping Water Cool &
FAQs on:
Chillers, Chillers 2, Lighting Waste Heat Production/Elimination,
FAQs on: Chilling Rationale/Use, Fans For Cooling, Other Methods, Chiller Selection, Chillers for Small Systems, Installation, Maintenance/Operation, Troubleshooting/Repair,
By Type/Characteristics: Drop-in, Flow-Through/In-Line, Thermo-Electric, By Make/Model/Manufacturer: DIY, Arctica, AquaMedic, Aquanetics (out of biz.), AquaLogic, AZoo, Current/Prime, Custom Sea Life (out of biz), Delta, Iceprobe, JBJ, Pacific Coast, Premier, Resun, Sfiligoi, Teclima, Teco, Tradewind, Via Aqua, West Coast, Other Makers/Models,

Specific Gravity, Salinity by Bob Fenner
Product Review: Marineland Labs/Aquarium Systems Hydrometer, Part 1 by Steven Pro

FAQs on: Specific Gravity, Specific Gravity 2,

FAQs on Spg, Salinity: Importance, Science, Measure, Hydrometers, Refractometers, Meters, Maintenance, Anomalies,


pH, Alkalinity, Biominerals (Ca, Mg, Sr...)

Marine pH and Alkalinity by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: pH and Alkalinity 1, pH and Alkalinity 2, pH and Alkalinity 3, pH and Alkalinity 4, pH and Alkalinity 5, pH and Alkalinity 6, pH and Alkalinity 7, pH and Alkalinity 8,
FAQs on pH : Science, Importance, Measure/Test Gear, Controllers & Buffers/Buffering, Anomalies (Troubleshooting/Fixing),
& Products by Name, Manufacturer, ) (see below for Kalk)

Marine Alkalinity by Anthony Calfo
FAQs on: Alkalinity 1, Alkalinity 2, Alkalinity 3, Alkalinity 4,
Alkalinity 5,
FAQs on: The Science of Alkalinity, Importance, Measure, Sources, Use of Additives/Buffers, Troubleshooting/Fixing 1, Trouble/Fixing 2,
Trouble/Fixing 3, Trouble/Fixing 4, Trouble/Fixing , Products by Name:

Calcium in Marine Systems by [Plus see below re reactors]
FAQs on: Calcium 1, Calcium 2, Calcium 3, Calcium 4, Calcium 5, Calcium 6,
Calcium 7,
FAQs on Calcium:
Rationale/Use, Calcium Measuring/Test Kits, Sources of Calcium, Calcium Supplements, Ca(OH)2 (Calcium Hydroxide)/ Pickling Lime Use, Dosing, Chemical/Physical Interactions, Troubleshooting/Fixing, Products

Understanding Calcium & Alkalinity by Anthony Calfo
Understanding Calcium and Alkalinity by James Gasta
FAQs on: Ca/Alk 1, Ca/Alk 2, Ca/Alk 3,
FAQs on Calcium & Alkalinity: Science, Importance, Measure, Sources, Use of Additives, Troubleshooting/Fixing, Products,

Magnesium in Seawater by James Gasta
FAQs on: Magnesium,

FAQs on Magnesium: Science/Rationale/Use, Magnesium Testing/Test Kits, Sources of Magnesium, Magnesium Supplements, Dosing, Alkalinity Interactions, Troubleshooting/Fixing,

Strontium in Seawater by [to be written]
FAQs on: Strontium,
FAQs on Strontium:
Rationale/Use, Strontium Testing/Test Kits, Sources of Strontium , Strontium Supplements, Dosing, Alkalinity Interactions, Troubleshooting/Fixing,

The Balling Method of Dosing Briefly Explained by James Gasta
FAQs on: Balling's Method


Gasses (Oxygen, Ozone, Carbon Dioxide...)

Dissolved Oxygen by [to be written]
FAQs on: Dissolved Oxygen,
FAQs on Dissolved Oxygen: Importance, Science, Measure, Sources,
Control, Chemical Filtrants, Troubleshooting,

Ozone, Ozonizers, ORP, Reduction/Oxidation (RedOx),by Bob Fenner
Reduction Oxidation Potential, RedOx: A Very Valuable Tool For Assessing, Assuring Maine Aquarium Health, ppt. presentation, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, by Bob Fenner,
FAQs on: Reduction Oxidation, Ozonizers 1, Ozonizers 2
,
Ozone 3,
FAQs on Ozone/Ozonizer Use: Rationale, System/Selection, Application/Installation, About Dryers, Measuring, Application/Maintenance/Repair,

Carbon Dosing; An Effective Means of Phosphate and Nitrate Control, by James Gasta
Carbon Dioxide by [to be written]
FAQs on:
Carbon dosing
FAQs on: Carbon Dioxide,
FAQs on: Carbon Dioxide: Importance, Science, Measure,
Sources, Control, Chemical Filtrants, Troubleshooting,

Phosphates in Marine Aquarium Systems by Marco Lichtenberger
Phosphates in Carbon; An analysis of the phosphate content of activated Carbon by Steven Pro
Carbon Dosing; An Effective Means of Phosphate and Nitrate Control, by James Gasta
FAQs on:
Phosphates, Phosphates 2,
FAQs on Phosphate: Importance, Science, Measure,
Sources, Control, Phosphate Chemical Filtrants, Troubleshooting/Fixing,

Silicate, Silicon, Silicas by [to be written]
FAQs on: Silicas,
FAQs on Silicon: Importance, Science, Measure,
Sources, Control, Chemical Filtrants, Troubleshooting,

Iron in Marine Systems &
FAQs on
Iron, Ferrous Matter,


Nitrogenous Compounds (Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate...)

Ammonia and Marine Systems by [to be written]
FAQs on: Ammonia 1, Ammonia 2, Ammonia 3, Ammonia 4,
FAQs on Ammonia: Importance, Science, Measure, Sources, Control, Chemical Filtrants, Troubleshooting,

Nitrites and Marine Systems by James Gasta
FAQs on: Nitrites 1, Nitrites 2, Nitrites 3,
FAQs on Nitrite: Importance, Science, Measure,
Sources, Control, Chemical Filtrants, Troubleshooting/Fixing ,

Nitrates and Marine Systems by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: Nitrates 1, Nitrates 2, Nitrates 3, Nitrates 4, Nitrates 5, Nitrates 6, Nitrates 7,
Nitrates 8, Nitrates 9
, Nitrates 10, Nitrates 11, Nitrates 12, Nitrates 13, Nitrates 14, Nitrates ,
FAQs on Nitrate: Science, Importance, Measuring, Sources,

FAQs on Means to Reduce Nitrate:   NNR (Natural Nitrate Reduction, Anaerobic Bacteria)(see Denitrators, Plenums, DSBs, Live Sand below), Algae, Other Biota, Chemical Use, Physical Filters, Chemical Filtrants,

Denitrification, Denitrators: Gear for Same by [to be written]
FAQs on:
Denitrification Gear, Sulfur-based, DIY... Success accounts,

Plenums, Natural Nitrate Reduction (NNR) in Marine Filtration by Bob Fenner FAQs on: Plenums 1, Plenums 2,

Deep Sand Beds by Anthony Calfo
FAQs on: Deep Sand Beds, DSBs 2, DSBs 3, DSBs 4, DSBs 5, DSBs 6, DSBs 7,
FAQs on DSB:
Rationale/Use, Dangers, Physical Make-Up, Biological Make-Up, Size, Location, Depth, Conversion to/from, Maintenance/ Replacing/Adding To,

Live Sand, &
FAQs on: Live Sand 1, Live Sand 2, Live Sand 3,
FAQs on Live Sand: Biota Identification, Selection/DIY, Systems/Placement, Biota,
Maintenance,


 

 


 

 


 

 



 

 































Water Quality: Additives, Supplements, Gear


Marine Supplements by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: Marine Supplements,
Marine Supplements 2, Marine Supplements3, Marine Supplements 4,
FAQs on Marine Supplement: Rationale/Use, Science, Measuring, Using, Troubleshooting/Fixing...
Products/DIY & Brands,


pH, Alkalinity, Biominerals (Ca, Mg, Sr...)

Biominerals As Part of Seawater by [to be written]
FAQs on: Biominerals,

Marine pH and Alkalinity by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: pH & Alk. 1, pH & Alk. 2, pH & Alk. 3, pH & Alk. 4, pH & Alk. 5, pH & Alk. 6, pH & Alk. 7, pH & Alk. 8,
FAQs on pH: Science, Importance, pH Measure/Test Gear, pH Controllers & pH Buffers/Buffering, pH Anomalies (Troubleshooting/Fixing),
& pH Products by Name, Manufacturer,

Marine Alkalinity by Anthony Calfo
FAQs on: Alkalinity 1, Alkalinity 2, Alkalinity 3, Alkalinity 4,
Alkalinity 5,
FAQs on Alkalinity: Science, Importance, Measure, Sources, Use of Additives/Buffers, Troubleshooting/Fixing, Products by Name:


Calcium


Understanding Calcium & Alkalinity by Anthony Calfo
FAQs on: Ca & Alk., Ca & Alk. 2, Ca & Alk 3,
FAQs on Calcium & Alkalinity: Science, Importance, Measure, Sources, Use of Additives, Troubleshooting/Fixing, Products,

Calcium in Marine Systems &
FAQs on:
Calcium 1, Calcium 2, Calcium 3, Calcium 4, Calcium 5, Calcium 6,
Calcium 7,
FAQs on Calcium:
Rationale/Use, Calcium Measuring/Test Kits, Sources of Calcium, Calcium Supplements, Ca(OH)2 (Calcium Hydroxide)/ Pickling Lime Use, Dosing, Chemical/Physical Interactions, Troubleshooting/Fixing,

The Use of Kalkwasser by Russell Schultz
FAQs on: Kalkwasser 1, Kalkwasser 2, Kalkwasser 3,
Kalkwasser 4,
FAQs on Kalkwasser: Rationale/Use, Calcium Measuring/Test Kits, Sources of Calcium, Calcium Supplements, Mixing/Storing Kalkwasser, Dosing Kalkwasser, Kalk Reactors, Kalk Automation, Alkalinity Interactions,
About Kalk Use & Other Supplements, e.g. Magnesium, Troubleshooting/Fixing,

Calcium Reactors, The Top 10 (Plus) Frequently Asked Questions about Calcium Reactors by Jason Chodakowski
Calcium Reactors and How They Work by James Gasta
FAQs on: Calcium Reactors, Calcium Reactors 2, Calcium Reactors 3, Calcium Reactors 4,
Calcium Reactors 5,
FAQs on Calcium Reactor: Rationale/Use, Designs, Selection, Installation, Operation, Media, Measuring, CO2, Including Tanks Issues, Bubble Counter Issues, About Controllers, About Solenoids, Trouble-Shooting, By Makes/Models: AquaMedic, Coralife, Knop, Korallin, MTC, Schuran & DIY Calcium Reactors,

Calcium gluconate &
FAQs on
: Calcium gluconate

Magnesium (Mg) and its Role in the Reef Aquarium by James Gasta
FAQs on: Magnesium,

FAQs on Magnesium: Science/Rationale/Use, Magnesium Testing/Test Kits, Sources of Magnesium, Magnesium Supplements, Dosing, Alkalinity Interactions, Troubleshooting/Fixing,

Strontium in Seawater by [to be written]
FAQs on: Strontium,
FAQs on Strontium: Rationale/Use, Strontium Testing/Test Kits, Sources of Strontium , Strontium Supplements, Dosing, Alkalinity Interactions, Troubleshooting/Fixing,

Carbon Dosing; An Effective Means of Phosphate and Nitrate Control, by James Gasta
FAQs on Carbon:
Science/Rationale/Use, Carbon Testing/Test Kits, Sources of Carbon, Carbon Supplements (e.g. Bio-Pellets), Dosing, Alkalinity Interactions, Troubleshooting/Fixing,

Iodine in Marine Aquarium Systems by Marco Lichtenberger,
FAQs on: Iodine 1, Iodine 2,
FAQs on Iodine:
Rationale/Use, Iodine Testing/Test Kits, Sources of Iodine/Supplements, Dosing, Interactions, Troubleshooting/Fixing,

Vitamins in Marine Systems by [to be written]
FAQs on: Vitamins,

FAQs on Vitamin: Rationale/Use, Vitamin Testing/Test Kits, Sources of Vitamins, Vitamin Supplements, Dosing, Alkalinity Interactions, Troubleshooting/Fixing,

Controllers for Marine Systems, X10 Controllers, An Economical and Functional Approach to Aquarium Timers by James Gasta
FAQs on: Controllers/Dosers,

Chemical Filtration by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: Chemical Filtrants (e.g. Polyfilter, Chemipure, Purigen), Chemical Filtrants 2, Zeolites, Carbon, Carbon 2,
FAQs on:
 Rationale/Use, Types/Qualities/Selection, Placement, Renewal, Negative Reactions, Sources/Brands,


Marine Scavengers
Scavengers ("Clean-up Crews") for Marine Systems by Bob Fenner
FAQs on Marine Scavengers 1, Marine Scavengers 2, Marine Scavengers 3, Sifter Gobies, Marine Algae Eaters, Hermit Crabs,
FAQs on Scavenger: Rationale, Compatibility, Species/Specimen
Selection, Clean Up "Crews", Worms As Scavengers, Snail Scavengers, Shrimp Scavengers, Hermit Scavengers, Crab Scavengers, Cucumber Scavengers, Sea Urchin Scavengers, Serpent Star Scavengers, Seastar Scavengers, Fish/Groups as Scavengers, Losses/Troubleshooting,

Hermit, Sand Crabs by Bob Fenner
FAQs on Hermit Crabs, Hermit Crabs 2, Hermit Crabs 3, Hermit ID, Hermit Behavior, Hermit Compatibility, Hermit Selection, Hermit Systems, Hermit Feeding, Hermit Reproduction, Hermit Disease/Health,

Gastropod Mollusk (Snail) Diversity, Prosobranch Part 1 by Bob Fenner
FAQs on Marine Snails 1, Marine Snails 2, Marine Snails 3, Marine Snails 4, Marine Snails 5, & Snail ID 1, Snail ID 2, Snail ID 3, Snail ID 4, Snail ID 5, Snail ID 6, Snail ID 7, Snail ID 8, Snail ID 9, Snail ID 10, Snail ID 11, Snail ID 12, Snail ID 13, Snail ID 14, & Snail Behavior, Snail Selection, Snail Compatibility,
Pest Snails (Pyramidellids...), Snail Systems, Snail Feeding, Snail Disease, Snail Reproduction, Snail Reproduction 2, Sea Slugs, Abalone, Marine Algae Eaters,

Opisthobranchs (Sea Slugs) by Bob Fenner
FAQs on Opisthobranchs(Sea Slugs),

Sand Sifters &
FAQs on
Sand Sifters for Marine Systems, Marine Substrates, Sifter Gobies, Sand-Sifting Stars,

Algae Eaters &
FAQs on:
Marine Algae Eaters, Marine Algae Eaters 2, Snails, Hermit Crabs, Mithrax/Emerald Green Crabs, Sea Urchins, Blennies,

Algae-eating Blennies of the Genera Salarias & Atrosalarias by Bob Fenner
FAQs on Algae-eating Blennies,

Ctenochaetus/Bristle Mouth Tangs by Bob Fenner
Zebrasoma/Sailfin Tangs by Bob Fenner

 


Algae, Control

                          New Print and eBook on Amazon

                                                                   Marine Aquarium Algae Control

by Robert (Bob) Fenner

--Algae Identification--

FAQs on: Algae ID Visual Guide, Marine Algae Identification 1, Marine Algae ID 2, Marine Algae ID 3, Marine Algae ID 4, Marine Algae ID 5, Marine Algae ID 6, Marine Algae ID 7, Marine Algae ID 8, Marine Algae ID 9, Marine Algae ID 10, Marine Algae ID 11, Marine Algae ID 12, Marine Algae ID 13, Marine Algae ID 14, Marine Algae ID 15, Marine Algae ID 16, Marine Algae ID 17, Marine Algae ID 18, Marine Algae ID 19, Marine Algae ID 20, Marine Algae ID 21, Marine Algae ID 22, Marine Algae ID 23, Marine Algae ID 24, Marine Algae ID, 25, SW Algae ID 26, SW Algae ID 27, SW Algae ID 28, SW Algae ID 29, SW Algae ID 30, SW Algae ID 31, SW Algae ID 32SW Algae ID 33SW Algae ID 34SW Algae ID 35SW Algae ID 36SW Algae ID 37SW Algae ID 38SW Algae ID 39, SW Algae ID , &
FAQs on By Group:
BGA Identification 1, BGA/Cyano ID 2, BGA/Cyano ID 3, BGA/Cyano ID 4, BGA/Cyano ID , & Chlorophyte/Green Algae Identification, Green Macro-Algae ID 2, Green Macro-Algae ID 3, Green Macro-Algae ID 4, Green Macro-Algae ID 5, & Caulerpa Identification, Diatom Identification, Brown Algae Identification 1, Brown Algae ID 2, Brown Algae ID 3, Brown Algae ID 4, Red Algae Identification 1, Red Algae ID 2, Red Algae ID 3, Red Algae ID 4, Red Algae ID5, Red Algae ID 6, Red Algae ID 7, Red Algae ID 8, Coralline Algae Identification,

--Algae, Control Articles--

Marine Algae by Bob Fenner
Algae Can Be Your Friend, Part 1, Part 2 by Bob Fenner
Red Algae, Division Rhodophyta by Bob Fenner

Coralline Algae by Bob Fenner
Green Algae by Bob Fenner
Brown Algae by Bob Fenner
Pest Algae/Control by Bob Fenner
Avoiding Algae Problems by Bob Fenner
Nutrient Control and Export by Scott Fellman
Carbon Dosing; An Effective Means of Phosphate and Nitrate Control, by James Gasta
Blue Green Algae /Cyanobacteria: Identification, Causes, Control by Bob Fenner
Marine Maintenance by Bob Fenner
Marine Scavengers by Bob Fenner
Snails by Bob Fenner
Hermit Crabs by Bob Fenner
Mithrax/Emerald Green Crabs by Bob Fenner
Sea Urchins by Bob Fenner
Blennies by Bob Fenner
Ctenochaetus/Bristle Mouth Tangs by Bob Fenner
Zebrasoma/Sailfin Tangs by Bob Fenner

--Algae Control FAQs Files--

All Algae:
FAQs on:
Algae Control 1, Marine Algae Control 2, Marine Algae Control 3, Marine Algae Control 4, Marine Algae Control 5, Marine Algae Control 6, Marine Algae Control 7, Marine Algae Control 8,
Marine Algae Control 9, Marine Algae Control 10, Marine Algae Control 11, Marine Algae Control 12, Marine Algae Control 13, Marine Algae Control 14, Marine Algae Control 15, SW Algae Control 16, SW Algae Control 17, SW Algae Control 18, SW Algae Control 19, SW Algae Control 20, SW Algae Control 21, SW Algae Control 22, SW Algae Control 23, SW Algae Control 24, SW Algae Control 25, SW Algae Control , & Avoiding Algae Problems, Algae Scrubbers, Magnets & Such, Cleaning Viewing Panels, Marine Algaecide/Antibiotic Use/Chemical Control, (also see: Copper Use in Marine Systems as an Algicide, ), Nutrient Limitation (Including biological means),
FAQs on: Chemical Filtrants, Chemical Filtrants 2,
Chemical Filtrants , Carbon, Carbon 2, Phosphate Chemical Filtrants,
Phosphates in Carbon; An analysis of the phosphate content of activated Carbon by Steven Pro

FAQs on Nutrient Export, & Marine Algae Eaters, Marine Algae Eaters 2, Snail Scavengers, Algae-eating Blennies, & Culturing Macro-Algae, Manual Means, Skimmers, Skimmer Selection,

BGA/Cyanobacteria
FAQs on:
Controlling: BGA/Cyano 1, Cyano Co
ntrol 2, Cyano Control 3, Cyano Control 4, Cyano Control 5, Cyano Control 6, Cyano Control 7, Cyano Control 8, Cyano Control 9, Cyano Control 10, Cyano Control 11, BGA Control 12, BGA Control 13, BGA Control 14, BGA Control 15, BGA Control 16, BGA Control 17, BGA Control 18, BGA Control 19, BGA Control 20, BGA Control 21, BGA Control 22, BGA Control 23, BGA Control 24, BGA Control ,

Reds, including Corallines:
FAQs on:
Red Algae Identification 1, Red Algae ID 2, Coralline Algae Identification, Red Algae Compatibility/Control, Coralline Algae Compatibility/Control,
Red/Encrusting Algae,
FAQs by Genus: Gracilaria/Ogo,

Greens, Free-Floating, Attached, Most types of "Hair", Macro-, including Caulerpa, Derbesia, Bryopsis...:
Caulerpas by Bob Fenner,
A closer look at Caulerpa - Common aquarium species and their care by Adam Jenkins,

FAQs on:
Green Algae Control 1, Green Algae Control 2, Green Algae Control 3, Green Algae Control 4, Green Algae Control 5, Green Algae Control 6, Green Algae Control 7, & By Genus: Bryopsis & Derbesia, Bubble Algae (Boergesenia, Dictyosphaeria, Valonia...), Caulerpa Compatibility/Control, Caulerpa Compatibility/Control 2, Chaetomorpha, Halimeda, Hair (Filamentous, Attached) Algae 1, Green Hair Algae 2, Green Hair Algae 3, Green Hair Algae 4, Neomeris, & Green Water  (Planktonic) Algae Blooms,

Brown Macrophytes:
FAQs on: Brown/Phaeophyte Macro-Algae Compatibility/Control,

Diatoms:
FAQs on: Brown Scum/Diatom Algae 1, Diatom Algae 2, Diatom Algae 3, Diatom Algae 4,

Dinoflagellates:
FAQs on: Dinoflagellate Control,

--Algae Topics--

Algae Can Be Your Friend by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: How Algae Can Be Your Friend,

Phytoplankton, (Microscopic Free-Floating Marine Algae); Use in Aquariums by Sara Mavinkurve
FAQs on: Phytoplankton,
FAQs on: Rationale/Use, Sources, Culture, Feeding, Troubleshooting/Fixes,

Algae as Food
FAQs on: Algae Foods, Algae Foods 2, Algae Foods 3,
FAQs on Algae Food: Rationale/Use, Sources, Culture, Feeding Methods, Troubleshooting/Fixes, Products,

Algae Filters Articles by Simon Trippick
FAQs on: Algae Filtration 1, Algal Filtration 2,
Mud Filters & FAQs on: Mud Filtration 1, Mud Filtration 2,

Algae As Art by Bob Fenner


                          New Print and eBook on Amazon

                                                                   Marine Aquarium Algae Control

by Robert (Bob) Fenner


Foods/Feeding/Nutrition

Nourishing Your Marines: by Bob Fenner
Foods, Feeding, Nutrition by Bob Fenner
PowerPoint Pitch on Nutrition, Part 1, by Bob Fenner, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
Basic Fish Nutrition by Pablo Tepoot
Marine Nutrition, Probably the most overlooked component of proper fish keeping by Aaron Loboda
FAQs on: Feeding 1, Feeding 2, Feeding 3, Feeding 4, Feeding 5, Feeding 6,
FAQs on
Amounts, Frequency, Sponges as/in Foods,

Dry Foods (Pellets, Flakes, Freeze-Dried...) as Staples,
FAQs on: Dry Foods, by Brand: Sera, NLS/Spectrum, Tetra, TetraMarine Gel Food, review by James Gasta, Other Brands,

Kinds, Frozen Foods/Feeding/Nutrition by [to be written]
FAQs on: Frozen Foods,
FAQs on Frozen Food: Rationale/Use, Sources, Making, Feeding Methods, Troubleshooting/Fixes, Products

Algae as Food
FAQs on: Algae Foods, Algae Foods 2, Algae Foods 3,
FAQs on Algae Food: Rationale/Use, Sources, Culture, Feeding Methods, Troubleshooting/Fixes, Products, Re Terrestrial Greens & Marines,
FAQs by Genus: Gracilaria/Ogo,

The Feeder Fish Debate: Are They Essential, Cruel, Or Dangerous? by Neale Monks
Feeding "Feeder" Goldfish by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: Feeding Feeders

Thiaminase and It's Role In Predatory Pet-fish (& Other Piscivores) Nutrition, by Marco Lichtenberger
FAQs on: Thiaminase,

Do It Yourself/Home Made Foods: Feeding a Reef Tank: A Progressive Recipe by Adam Blundell
FAQs on: DIY Foods, Formulations, Supplementing, Vitamins, Making, Binders, Dangers

Feeding Methods/Techniques/Tools, Automatic Feeder Impressions By Steven Pro,
FAQs on
Automated Feeding, Holiday/Vacation Feeding, Medicated/Augmented Foods/Feeding, Feeding/Food Problems, Products by Brand Names/Manufacturers... Vacations and Your Systems, Preparing for Vacation, Keeping your tank safe in your absence by Justin Norman
FAQs on: Vacation Feeding,

Optimizing Growth by Bob Fenner
FAQs on: Optimizing Growth,


Nutrition by Livestock Group


Foods/Feeding For Fish Fry by [to be written]
FAQs on: Fry Foods,

FAQs on Fry Food: Rationale/Use, Sources, Culture, Feeding Methods, Troubleshooting/Fixes, Products, Rotifers,

Stony Coral Feeding & Coral Feeding, Coral Feeding 2, Coral Feeding 3,
FAQs on Stony Coral Feeding: Rationale, Types, Amounts, Frequency, Techniques, Coral Foods DIY, DIY Reef Food FAQs, Commercial Products... & Cnidarian Feeding,


Aquaculturing & Live Foods

Culturing Food Organisms, Experimenting With Kreisel Construction by Sara Mavinkurve
FAQs on: Food Culture 1, Food Culture 2,
FAQs on Marine Food Culture: Rationale/Use, Sources (Info., Starters, Products, ...), Selection of Culture Species, Tools/Materials, Culture Techniques, Feeding Food Organisms, Culture Pests, Predators, Troubleshooting/Fixes,


Plankton


Keeping Planktivores Fed by Bob Fenner

Phytoplankton, Microscopic Free-Floating Marine Algae by Sara Mavinkurve
FAQs on: Phytoplankton Foods
FAQs on Phytoplankton Food: Rationale/Use, Sources (Info., Starters, Products), Selection of Culture Species, Tools/Materials,
Culture Techniques, Feeding, Culture Pests, Predators, Troubleshooting/Fixes,

Marine Zooplankton by [to be written]
FAQs on: Zooplankton Foods
FAQs on Zooplankton Food: Rationale/Use, Sources (Info., Starters, Products), Selection of Culture Species, Tools/Materials, Culture Techniques, Feeding, Culture Pests, Predators, Troubleshooting/Fixes,

 

FAQs on: Mollusks (Bivalves/Clams...) as food,

'Pods: Delicious and Nutritious by Adelaide Rhodes
Copepod Mania! The Pros and Cons of Copepods for the Home Hobbyist by Dr. Adelaide Rhodes
FAQs on: Pod Reproduction/Culture 1, 'Pod Culture 2,
FAQs on 'Pod Food: Rationale/Use, Sources (Info., Starters, Products), Tools/Materials, Culture Techniques, Feeding, Culture Pests, Predators, Troubleshooting/Fixes, Microcrustaceans/"Pods" 1, Microcrustaceans 2, Pod Identification, Microcrustacean Behavior, Microcrustacean Compatibility, Microcrustacean Stocking/Selection, Microcrustacean Systems, Microcrustacean Feeding, Microcrustacean Disease, Microcrustacean Culture/Reproduction,

Artemia salina, Brine Shrimp by [to be written]
FAQs on Brine Shrimp 1, Brine Shrimp 2,
FAQs on Brine Shrimp: & FAQs on Brine Shrimp: Rationale/Use, Sources (Info., Starters, Products), Tools/Materials, Culture Techniques, Feeding, Culture Pests, Predators, Troubleshooting/Fixes,


Nutritional Diseases

 

Nutritional Diseases:
Thiaminase and It's Role In Predatory Pet-fish (& Other Piscivores) Nutrition, by Marco Lichtenberger
FAQs on: Nutritional Diseases

Head and Lateral Line Erosion and HLLE 1, HLLE 2, HLLE 3,

 


Adjuncts to Proper/Useful Nutrition

 

Food Supplements &
FAQs on:
Food Supplements,
FAQs on Food Supplements : Rationale/Use, Sources, Dosing, Interactions, Troubleshooting/Fixing,

Vitamins in Marine Systems &
FAQs on:
Vitamins 1, Vitamins ,
FAQs on: Rationale/Use, Sources, Dosing, Interactions, Troubleshooting/Fixing,

Iodine in Marine Aquarium Systems by Marco Lichtenberger,
Iodine/ate/ide Use & Iodine 1, Iodine 2,
FAQs on Iodine: Rationale/Use, Iodine Testing/Test Kits, Sources of Iodine/Supplements, Dosing, Interactions, Troubleshooting/Fixing,

Garlic Use and FAQs on: Garlic,

 

   

(see also: Disease)

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