Category Archives: Beginner

Aquarium Filtration Systems

The Coral Barn Blog - Aquarium Filtration Systems

Mechanical, biological, and chemical filtration are all important A healthy aquarium depends on maintaining clean water, and doing so requires some means of filtering out the water to remove contaminants and purify the water. Technically, there are three means of filtering aquarium water:  Biological filtration refers to the process by which beneficial bacteria break down […]

How To Care for Soft Corals

The Coral Barn Blog - Soft Coral Care

Soft corals are the perfect corals for beginners looking to build a saltwater aquarium. They’re easily raised if you follow some simple soft coral care guidelines. These beautifully vibrant and unique structural corals light up and add an interesting landscape to an aquarium. Unlike the SPS and LPS corals, soft corals do not build an […]