Are Excess Phosphates Lurking In Your Fish Food

At one time or another, it seems like all aquarists deal with excessive phosphates in their tank. Phosphates could be silently lurking in your aquarium causing unsightly algae blooms, and corals to look dull and brown. There can be several…

Orca Phospha-Guard BIO-Cubes uses carbs to bust phosphate

Orca Aquacultural Laboratories Phospha-Guard BIO-Cubes use carbohydrates to remove phosphates to fuel a natural biomass combat phosphate vs. GFO and other systems that look to absorb it. Orca’s Phospha-Guard BIO-Cubes are a passive method that does not require a fluidized…

Zenium is Promoting a New Phosphate Remover Made from Lithium

At Reefapalooza last weekend we spotted a new company called Zenium hawking a new phosphate removing media. This media looks like large beads of Aluminum Oxide at first (like Phosgard) but we were told this is the first time that Lithium…

New Phospban-L Liquid Phosphate Reducer from Two Little FIshies

Phosban-L is a new liquid phosphate reducer from Two Little Fishies using the tried and tested Lanthanum Chloride additive. Phosphate is just about public enemy number one when it comes to having a clean and healthy reef tank with minimal…

Blue Life new FX Advanced Regenerable Resins for Phosphate, Nitrate and Organics

Over the last several years Blue Life USA has grown to become one of the country’s leading supplier of water conditioning medias. With the FX Advanced Regenerable Resins line Blue Life is making it both cheaper and easier to condition…

Siporax Algovec Is An Interesting New Phosphate Reducer From Sera

Siporax by Sera is one of the oldest commercial biomedias in the aquarium hobby and a new version is claiming to do even more in the biological arena. Siporax Algovec is a new version of the biomedia which is specifically…

Basic Water Testing—Nitrates And Phosphates

Water Testing Testing your water isn’t the most exciting part of reefkeeing, but it is an important weekly ritual. Without water testing, it is difficult to know what’s happening in your aquarium and what corrections you can make to create…

Accelerate Phosphate Removal With The New Lanthanum Reactor From Acrylique FM

Lanthanum Chloride is one of the lesser known yet effective ways to remove phosphates from reef aquarium water. Many liquid PO4 removers are available to aquarists under a variety of brands, but how they are added to reef tanks is…

Understanding the Usefulness of GFO – Phosphate Removal Media

GFO, which stands for Granular Ferric Oxide, is a red brown powder that is compacted into granules. The purpose of granular ferric oxide is to inhibit algae growth by removing phosphates from the aquarium. Maintaining low phosphate levels will help…

Nyos Phosphate & Nitrate test kit review

NYOS is a progressive brand of marine aquarium products which has recently teamed up with Ecotech Marine to make inroads in the American side of the marine aquarium hobby. The Reefer line of marine aquarium test kits are some of…