Using Trace Elements In Saltwater Aquariums

Trace Elements           There was an old commercial jingle that ended with “because little things mean a lot”. As we all know in this hobby that is a definite truism. Whether it is doing the little…

Triton Detox is an innovative way to remove trace heavy metals

Let’s face it, heavy metals are never a good thing and until recently we could only mitigate the ways that these unwanted elements made their way into our tanks. However, with the rise in ultra-precise aquarium water testing using ICP…

Barely There: Trace Elements in the Reef Aquarium

What are trace elements exactly and what role do they play in our reef aquariums? To put it simply, trace elements are elements that appear in very small quantities in salt water. They are vital to all sorts of biological…

Brightwell adds SpongExcel, Cuprion and regenerative resins to product line

Brightwell Aquatics has a handful of new products they recently released, including SpongExcel to enhance growth of sponges and gastropods and Cuprion, an ionic copper solution. The SpongExcel may be the first true “silica” dosing product on the market aimed…