By Bob Goemans

What is Saltcorner?

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.

Use the tabs above to navigate to different parts of the website, or click on any link that catches your eye. I hope you find the site useful and informative!

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Seahorse Aquarium photo gallery.

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Q&A Letter Spotlight

Jeff Halcomb writes to Bob about:
Filter Floss & Bio-Balls

Hi Bob, I really enjoy reading your column in FAMA. I have learned a great deal and hope to learn even more. Let me tell what I have in my set up. I have a 125 gallon tank with a 40 gallon sump. I have 4 to 4.5 inch plenum system in the 125 gallon tank with a Berlin skimmer in the sump. I do a 15 gallon water change each month with Reef Crystals. I have four power compacts 96 watt each. I have about 140 pounds of live rock. My animals are snails, crabs, one yellow tang, two clowns,one damsel, bubble coral, anchor coral, lots of yellow pulps, leather corals, frog spawn, yellow torch. I use more.

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Review Spotlight

Product Review of AquaC Protein Skimmers - Second Generation Models

Manufactured by AquaC

Product Review ­ AquaC Protein Skimmers - Second Generation Models (Written in 2002) This is my third test of different AquaC (1) skimmer models and both prior units were of excellent leading edge designs. The same is true of this 'second generation' model, the EV 240, which contains 'significant' improvements. I met the owner of AquaC, Jason Kim, at his product booth a few years ago at a MACNA event. I was especially intrigued with his new and unique spray nozzle technology (U.S. Patent #6,156,209). Testing of first generation EV models (there were three models ­ EV-90; more.

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