Saltcorner is a website that is dedicated to the hobby of marine aquarium keeping and is the creation of aquarium author Bob Goemans, who has written a column of the same name for many years.
Whether you're looking for information about animals and plants/algae; for informative articles by noted aquarium authors; for product or book reviews; for photo galleries of impressive home aquariums; for information about Bob's books; or troubleshooting/advice correspondence on a wide range of topics, there's a lot of information here. And it's all free to you thanks to the generous support of our website sponsors who keep the website's lights turned on.
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Dear Bob, My company maintains a lot of large beautiful reef aquaria. We run all our tanks at between 70 and 80 degrees F, specific gravity 1.023, and pH 8.2. Our calcium levels are maintained at 400 - 450 ppm, and we use SpectraPure reverse osmosis and deionizing equipment to generate all of our water (Instant Ocean is our salt mix). Sometime in the last few months we have had a couple of troubling changes occur. In one of our aquaria (a 300-gallon reef), we had a large population of the red planarians, and that has subsided a bit, but now many of our soft corals in the tank are not o...read more.
Product Review - Coralife Aqualight™ (Written in 2003) Lighting - without a doubt one of the more perplexing and opinionated subjects surrounding aquarium keeping! Not only are there numerous technical aspects such as wattage, spectrum, and Kelvin to mention just a few, there are many different types and shapes of lamps, Ask almost anyone about what type of lighting is best suited for your aquarium keeping goals and you'll get different answers. And after all that, there are other areas of concern such as the heat generated by certain types of lamps, the energy they consume, the harmful ...read more.