A Calcium Reactor is essentially a chamber that recirculates water and slowly dissolves calcium carbonate media by slow injection of carbon dioxide.
In my opinion, protein skimmers are one of the most important devices for a reef aquarium. A protein skimmer is a device designed to clean the water in a reef aquarium by removing dissolved organic compounds.
Symbiotic relationships are one of the most interesting parts of this hobby. A coral reef is a battlefield for real estate, however there are still these pockets of cooperation between completely different animals that is amazing.
A sump is basically a secondary tank that your main display tank drains down into. Let’s go through some of the advantages.
Lighting is important because it directly affects how we visually enjoy the hobby and more importantly the vast majority of the corals in our tanks are photosynthetic. In this article we will first cover some of the basics of the light itself and then discuss the various lighting technologies people use to light their reefs.