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DIY Brine Shrimp Hatchery

Yes you can go to the pet store and purchase a brine shrimp hatchery but it is very easy to make your own. You can make your own brine shrimp hatchery from a few simple items that you probably already have around your house.   The items required to make this project are as follows: Aquarium air pump Small airstone ...

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Make a Movable Shelf

I was having a space problem in my main tank last year and needed some temporary space to put corals that I was fragging or frags that I had gotten from the swaps.   Here is how I have made moveable shelves that stick to the inside of the aquarium glass. These have worked out so good that I have to be careful that they d...

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What Silicone is Reef Safe?

  I often get asked what silicone is safe to use in a reef tank.  I have personally used three types of silicone with no ill effects at all.  The important thing to consider when selecting a silicone for use in a reef tank is to make sure that it is 100% silicone with no additives to eliminate mildew.  Do NOT use a kitchen or bath silicone. I have never seen a kitchen or bath silicone th...

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