Category Archive: reef

What’s in a name?

You may have noticed that this blog has a rather bizarre name, surely something silly made up by me you’d think. Well the truth is when I was trying to come up with… Continue reading

Pico Reef Latest

It’s been a while since the last update on the tank, so I thought I’d catch everyone up. Unfortunately I had a bit of a mysterious die off about a month ago, I… Continue reading

Product Review: Tunze nano care magnet 220.010

Far too often the only thing ruining a lovely view of your painstakingly cared for aquarium is the unsightly presence of algae covering the sides of the tank. It is an issue that I… Continue reading

A collection of stunning underwater images from amateur photographer Lynn Wu

I see a lot of excellent underwater photography from the websites and forums that I frequent, all of which deserve plaudits. I recently however came across the work of amateur photographer Lynn Wu,… Continue reading

Update on the pico reef!

I thought I would post an update on my little pico as it has been a while! There have been a few additions to the tank since I last posted it on here,… Continue reading

Tank Journal: Update and Tech Specs

So I thought I’d give an update on how my little pico reef is progressing. I also thought I’d use this oppurtunity to include some technical specs about the kind of filtration and… Continue reading

The Perplexing Problem of the Pulsing Xenia

The mysteries surrounding the pulsing of the much loved soft corals belonging to family Xeniidae is something that has intrigued me ever since I first got into this hobby. From reading many peoples… Continue reading

Incredible Time-lapse Shows Off the Secret World of Corals

Lets be honest, corals can appear a little stagnant to the naked eye. I’ve often had guests over wondering if my reef was in fact full of fakes! As we hobbyist know, sitting… Continue reading

Tank Journal: My Pico Reef

My first foray into the marine world came in the form of a little pico tank. Both cost and space forced my hand into starting with such a small set-up, but I was… Continue reading