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Caring for Acanthastrea Corals: A Comprehensive Guide

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Introduction Acanthastrea corals, commonly known as Acan corals, are a popular choice among reef tank enthusiasts due to their vibrant colors and unique patterns. These LPS (Large Polyp Stony) corals are not only beautiful but also relatively easy to care for, making them suitable for both beginners and experienced aquarists. This guide will provide you […]

Aquarium Filtration Systems

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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 […]