Reef Threads Podcast #189 Delayed


We’re sorry to report that there will be no podcast this week. A family wedding on Christine’s end of the operation and travel on Gary’s end conspired to make it impractical to record this week. Rest assured, we’ll be back next week with #189.
Thanks for understanding,
Gary and Christine

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Reef Threads Podcast #188


A colony photographed by the folks at Coral Morphologic.

A colony photographed by the folks at Coral Morphologic.

This week we’re joined by Colin Foord of Coral Morphologic. Colin has been in the news lately because of his efforts to save corals that were living in the Government Cut shipping channel in Miami, FL. The Army Corps of Engineers has begun a project to make that channel wider and deeper and were going to destroy corals that have adapted to that very different environment. Colin took steps to save them and, this week, tells the story of his efforts and what he’s doing with the corals he’s saved. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Coral Morphologic website

Colin does TED

Coral Morphologic’s blog


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #187


The squat lobster Christine and Gary photographed at Penn State Univ.

The squat lobster Christine and Gary photographed at Penn State Univ.

It’s time once again for a Reef Threads podcast. This week’s topics include capturing coral criminals, Florida lionfish ban, the question of where to buy, Terrible Advice Tuesday, and repurposed accessories. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Banning Lionfish Imports

Marc Levenson’s blog website

Marc Levenson’s Melev’s Reef site

Water pressure in our tanks?

Water pressure in our tanks?


 

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Reef Threads Podcast #186


Marc Levenson's fungia has babies.

Marc Levenson’s fungia has babies.

That’s right. We’re back with more of that reef-hobby stuff. This time around we’re talking about Gary’s DFMAS trip, Franks Tanks, Marc Levenson, Melev’s Reef, MASNA scholarships, choosing a DSLR camera, and whether reef tanks are ever finished. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

Frank’s Tanks

Marc Levenson’s blog website

Marc Levenson’s Melev’s Reef site

Marine science scholarships


 

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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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