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Reef Threads Podcast #303

Tweet We return, refreshed from our holiday break. Gary stayed home and enjoyed family while Christine flew to St. Lucia, learned how to SCUBA dive, and visited some real reefs. This week we learn what it’s like as a beginner … Continue reading

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Reef Threads Podcast #298

Tweet This week we talk about several of the interesting posts offered by Jeff Kurtz and Chris Aldrich of the Saltwater Smarts website. Topics include downsizing your marine system, overdoing water changes, salt creep, and rock rubble. Download the podcast … Continue reading

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Reef Threads Podcast #255

Tweet We’ve mostly recovered from illness and are back with another podcast. This week’s topics include the Reef2Reef Toys for Kids program, the Penn State Student Union tanks, the Vita aquarium, Kohler’s EnCube backup system, clean-up crews, and super-heated water … Continue reading

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Reef Threads Podcast #179

Tweet 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, … Continue reading

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Reef Threads Podcast #166

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Reef Threads Podcast #126

Tweet This week we talk about removing the U.S. minesweeper from the Tubbataha reef, stinky tanks, psychedelic reef drugs, maintenance companies, difficult water changes, and extracting fish from overflows. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. … Continue reading

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Reef Threads Podcast #122

Tweet This week we try to bust some myths that have become part of our hobby and won’t go away. Busted myths include ich, copper withdrawal, fish grow to fit the tank, lighting, coral feeding, flow, quarantining corals, bristle worms, … Continue reading

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Reef Threads Podcast #116

Tweet We return for the 116th time to discuss the MACNA keynote speaker, palytoxin and reef-aquarium safety, skimmer versus water changes, GFIs and other electrical issues, and daily maintenance. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. … Continue reading

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Reef Threads Podcast #87

Tweet It’s time for more reef-aquarium-hobby podcasting. This week we talk about magnet cleaners and glass scratching, the MASNA scholarship deadline, our nomination for Aquarist of the Year, the CARN project, maintenance chores we hate, throwing in the towel, and … Continue reading

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Reef Threads Podcast #27

Tweet Trace elements and water changes are the focus of Reef Threads Podast #27.¬†Download it here, or go to the iTunes store and search for Reef Threads. This week we discuss the MACNA speaker voting effort; Coral magazine’s articles on … Continue reading

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