What Are Diatoms In Reef Tank?

What Are Diatoms In Reef Tank?

Diatoms are a type of algae that often forms a hard, siliceous shell. They are found in both freshwater and marine environments and can be an important part of the food chain. In reef tanks, diatoms can sometimes become a nuisance if they grow out of control. What are diatoms in reef tanks? A diatom … Read more

Can Phytoplankton Reproduce In Reef Tank?

Can Phytoplankton Reproduce In Reef Tank?

Phytoplankton are a type of algae that can reproduce in reef tanks. They are an important part of the marine food chain and provide a food source for many marine creatures. Phytoplankton can reproduce both sexually and asexually. What are the conditions necessary for phytoplankton to reproduce in a reef tank? To reproduce in a … Read more

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Brown Jelly Disease: Cause and Treatment

Brown Jelly Disease

If you own a saltwater aquarium and you notice a brown substance similar to jelly covering the surface of your coral, this is absolutely not something you should ignore. This brown stuff is an indication that your coral has a brown jelly disease, a serious condition that can easily kill your coral if left untreated. … Read more

Sea Lettuce: What Eats Sea Lettuce in a Reef Tank?

What Eats Sea Lettuce in a Reef Tank?

It is not hard to see where sea lettuce gets its name, as its sheet-like, green and ruffled leaves bear a strong resemblance to the lettuce you keep in your fridge, but what should you do if it starts appearing in your saltwater reef tank? While sea lettuce is harmless, it spreads quickly and before … Read more