Reef Threads Podcast #202


Reef animals thrive when the nutrient levels are properly managed.

Reef animals thrive when the nutrient levels are properly managed.

This week Craig Bingman joins us to discuss nutrients, one of the most important facets of reef-aquarium keeping. Don’t miss this one. It will help you better understand what goes on in your water and why you may or may not be having problems. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Craig’s aquarium survey


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #201


The comb jellie Deiopea kaloktenota, photographed by S. Haddock, jellywatch.org.

The comb jellie Deiopea kaloktenota, photographed by S. Haddock, jellywatch.org.

We didn’t quit at 200. We’re back for more. This week we talk about equipment redundancy and backups, pyrosomes, comb jellies, refugiums, and buying animals online. Don’t forget to go to our Facebook page and tell us how you listen to the podcasts. The standout entry will win a free Coral magazine subscription. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Covering your butt

Pyrosomes

Comb jellies

Refugiums


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #200


This week we celebrate our 200th podcast.

This week we celebrate our 200th podcast.

This week we reach a major milestone with our 200th Reef Threads podcast. To help us celebrate, we’re joined by Rich Ross, Ben Johnson, and Jeremy. This week we talk about various aspects of the hobby and what lies ahead for us. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #199


Ret Talbot is our guest this week to talk about issues that affect the future of our hobby.

Ret Talbot is our guest this week to talk about issues that affect the future of our hobby.

Ret Talbot joins us this week to discuss endangered and threatened marine species, recent National Marine Fisheries Service regulation activities, and what all of this means for marine-aquarium hobbyists. This is an important subject that could affect the future of this hobby. We also encourage you to support PIJAC’s efforts to collaborate with regulation authorities. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Ret Talbot’s Blog

Support PIJAC


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #198


Visit reef2reef.com to learn from Randy Holmes-Farley and to see all of the other content that's available.

Visit reef2reef.com to learn from Randy Holmes-Farley and to see all of the other content that’s available.

We’re back because we can’t stay away. This week we talk about Gary’s clam-eating copper band, goldfish brain surgery, Florida lion fish, natural seawater, green reefs, Randy Holmes-Farley, and Reef2Reef. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Goldfish brain surgery

Green reefs

Randy H-F and Reef2Reef


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #197


Zoanthids growing in Marc Levenson's tank.

Zoanthids growing in Marc Levenson’s tank.

It’s a new week and time for a new podcast. This week we talk about Sanjay’s notification trick, Reefs.com, blogs, the MACNA banquet, Archerfish skill, and skeptical animal selection. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Get the app

Fish shooting bugs

Being skeptical


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #196


Aquarist of the Year, Rich Ross, appears to be giving Kevin Kohen a piece of his mind.

Aquarist of the Year, Rich Ross, appears to be giving Kevin Kohen a piece of his mind.

MACNA 2014 is over and it’s time for our annual wrap-up show. Hear about more that we experienced in Denver. Also, don’t forget to listen to our MACNA mini casts. They’re full of what was happening in the Mile High city. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Gyre flow

Cold reefs

New controller


 

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Reef Threads MACNA Minicast, Day 3


The Neptune folks discovered that a dosing pump was a very effective way to mix tequila shots.

The Neptune folks discovered that a dosing pump was a very effective way to mix tequila shots.

MACNA 2014 has come to an end. It was a great weekend immersed in marine aquarium information. Here’s our Day 3 report. Tune in next week for our MACNA recap show. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine


 

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Reef Threads MACNA Minicast, Day 2


Christine with Marineland's Tony Nista.

Christine with Marineland’s Tony Nista.

It’s day two and we have so much to talk about. Here’s a just some of what we’re seeing, hearing, and learning. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine


 

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Reef Threads MACNA Minicast, Day 1


Christine working with Paul Whitby at the HiDef Corals booth.

Christine working with Paul Whitby at the HiDef Corals booth.

It’s the first day of the Denver MACNA show and we’re reporting what we’re seeing and hearing. Hop you enjoy. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine


 

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