Reef Threads Podcast #185


Seen above is a fluorescence photograph of an ultra rare hybrid staghorn coral (Acropora prolifera) living in Miami’s Government Cut waterway (

Seen above is a fluorescence photograph of an ultra rare hybrid staghorn coral (Acropora prolifera) living in Miami’s Government Cut waterway (“Borrowed” from the Coral Morphologic website).

We’re back once again to talk about reef stuff. This week our subjects include MASNA scholarships, marketing language, Colin Foord, and a LFS discouraging a reef tank. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Marine science scholarships

Slime coat chemistry

Colin Foord saves shipping-channel corals


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #184


Colorful PVC pipe now available from Bulk Reef Supply.

Colorful PVC pipe now available from Bulk Reef Supply.

It’s podcast time #184 and this week’s lineup includes PVC pipe in colors, frag mounts, photos through acrylic, Terrible Advice Tuesday threads, bulkheads, filter socks, and slime coat products. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

PVC in living color

Shooting through acrylic

Terrible Advice Tuesdays

Terrible Advice Tuesdays

Terrible Advice Tuesdays


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #183


One of the pipe organs being offered at the Diver's Den website.

One of the pipe organs being offered at the Diver’s Den website.

We return once again, this week to talk about Live Aquaria acclimation directions, fish acclimation, Habitattitude website, Reefs.com app, MACNA keynote Luiz Rocha, Steinhart Aquarium, Martin Moe’s updated book, price-per-polyp selling, and Diver’s Den soft corals. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Live Aquaria acclimation instructions

Habitattitude website

Reefs.com app

MACNA keynote speaker

MACNA 2014 website

Steinhart Aquarium

Updated Martin Moe

Per-polyp buying


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #182


Trains have now become an integral part of the Reef Threads podcasts. Listen closely.

Trains have now become an integral part of the Reef Threads podcasts. Listen closely.

It’s Reef Threads Podcast #182, the week in which trains become an integral part of the show. We also talk about FaceBook likes, octopus suckers and brains, B-Ionic bottles, the need to feed, seam checking, sump cleaning, and Evernote software. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

To feed or not to feed

Sump gunk

The Magic of Evernote


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #181


A little full-tank-shot eye candy.

A little full-tank-shot eye candy.

We’re back once again. This week we talk about reef chemistry, sand-sifting animals, restoring a neglected tank, and external stressors. We hope you enjoy the show and will share it with others. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Christine and Gary

Stressing from the outside


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #180


When the chemistry is right, corals show off all of their color and texture.

When the chemistry is right, corals show off all of their color and texture.

It’s Reef Chemistry Week at Reef Threads and, to lead the discussion, we have with us one of the leading experts in reef-aquarium chemistry. Craig Bingman joins us to talk about the various aspects of saltwater chemistry, what happens to that chemistry in an aquarium, how to maintain proper chemical balance, and what techniques work best for different aquarium sizes. We hope you enjoy the discussion and are more than confident you’ll learn something, regardless of your experience level. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Christine and Gary

The Collected Work of Craig Bingman


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #179


Jawfish are a great addition to a reef tank, but put a lit on it.

Jawfish are a great addition to a reef tank, but put a lid on it.

It’s time for our weekly gabfest about the reef-aquarium hobby. Subjects this week include the Boston Reef Society, kalkwasser, making tank choices, water-change equipment, and minimalist tanks. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Christine and Gary

Minimal equipment

Aqueon Water Changer


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #178


The Dragonface pipe fish that lived to 6.5 weeks. More to come from Kathy with this species.

The Dragonface pipe fish that lived to 6.5 weeks. More to come from Kathy with this species.

Renowned fish breeder Kathy Leahy joins us this week to talk about her long and successful history in the hobby. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Christine and Gary

Kathy’s Clowns

MBI Workshop


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #177


Some Turbinaria polyps.

Some Turbinaria polyps.

The Evangelist drags her flunky along for yet another podcast about the reef-aquarium hobby. We spread the word this week about the Marine Breeders Institute workshop, phosphate removal with lanthanum chloride, Kathy’s Clowns and pipefish breeding, kalkwasser, dismantling and rebuilding a reef aquarium, and maintaining and designing plumbing. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Christine and Gary

MBI Workshop

Kathy’s Clowns

Jose Dieck’s Reef Calculator

20,000-gal. private reef

Central Florida Aquarium Society


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #176


A multi-colored trach.

A multi-colored trach from a LFS.

We return from the big Jubilee podcast to talk about the reef-aquarium hobby once again. This week’s subjects include the Marine Breeders Institute workshop, ich and aiptasia, euthanizing and disposing of fish, light-dark cycles, and stupid mistakes. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Christine and Gary

MBI Workshop

Light-dark animal cycles

Stupid stuff we do


 

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