Reef Threads Podcast #168


One of those colored-stick colonies.

One of those colored-stick colonies.

It’s podcastin’ time again. This week’s topics include a backup-power lesson from Dad Williams, carp intelligence, speaking gigs, fish disease, a new forum, our mentors, hobby books, second-hand equipment, HOB equipment, impulse buys, and ich killers. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Smart carp

New forum

Regrets


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #167


What's your preference, species or community fish tank?

What’s your preference, species or community fish tank?

We’re back again with the Reef Evangelist evangelizing to six continents. This week’s topics include generators, captive-bred fish, tank-crash recovery, community vs. species tanks, and ten resolutions for aquarium keepers. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Generators

Disappearing mandarins

10 aquarium resolutions


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #166


Your basic goniopora colony.

Your basic goniopora colony.

It’s time once again for more reef-hobby yakking. Our topics this week include the flu, our tanks, Manhattan Aquariums, mantis shrimp, coral-damaging benzophenone-2, 2014 goals, maintenance practices, and daily water change benefits. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Christine and Gary

Manhattan Aquariums

Mantis are watching

Corals hate sunscreen

Daily water changes


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #165


ORA's Gold Nugget maroon clownfish.

ORA’s Gold Nugget maroon clownfish.

We’re back again, this week to talk about the ORA Gold Nugget maroon clownfish, species tanks, Gary’s soft-coral tank plan, the Pet Age article about listing corals as threatened, Pacific Xenia found in Atlantic, pico tanks, small-tank stability, and all-in-one tanks. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

ORA’s Gold Nugget Maroon

Threatened corals

Xenia in the Atlantic


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #164


The chaeto egg crate sandwich developed by Rjramos and discussed at reef2reef.com

The chaeto egg crate sandwich developed by Rjramos and discussed at reef2reef.com

This week it’s Reef Threads Old School. We return to our roots and focus on threads this week, featuring a thread titled “You Know You’re a Reefneck If. . . We also talk about making a chaeto sandwich, tank malaise, and aquarium goals. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Reefneck signs

Chaeto sandwich

Fighting tank malaise

Aquarium goals


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #163


One of Gary's favorite parts of Elliott from Arizona's tank is this quiet little alcove.

One of Gary’s favorite parts of Elliott from Arizona’s tank is this quiet little alcove.

We return from our holiday hiatus to talk about Christine’s new fish, Gary’s RO/DI system, annual heater and lamp replacement, spending $1,000 on reef aquariums, and expensive animals. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Melev’s Reef website


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #162


A rainbow of polyps.

A rainbow of polyps.

The end of the year is upon us and this is the last podcast for 2013. This week we talk about Gary’s Wisconsin Reef Society talks, Christine’s tank, ORA fish, Divers Den, palytoxin, and reef nutrients. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Reef nutrients


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #161


One of those colorful, captivating favias.

One of those colorful, captivating favias.

Yet another week has passed and that means it’s time for another podcast. This week’s subjects include Brad Syphus, dealing with aquarium disasters, tattoos, holiday gifts for hobbyists, Sugru, and Christine’s tank progress. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Aquanerd website

Sugru


 

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Reef Threads Podast #160


Aquanerd's Brandon Klaus is our special guest this week.

Aquanerd’s Brandon Klaus is our special guest this week.

This week we welcome the hobby’s Aquanerd, Brandon Klaus, to talk about his website, Gary’s talk at the Wisconsin Reef Society meeting, Reef2Reef Toys for Kids, Christine’s tank, Adam Gunkel’s tank issues, reef rules to ignore. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Aquanerd website

Wisconsin Reef Society

Reef2Reef Toys For Kids

Defunct rules


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #159


A bunch of polyps.

A bunch of polyps.

We return after the Thanksgiving holiday to question phosphoric acid vapor formation and talk about palytoxin, tank safety, vapors around our tanks, Reef2Reef Toys for Kids campaign, whether the hobby is advancing, education, and rock. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Acid cloud?

Reef2Reef Toys for Kids

Rock, rock, and more rock


 

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