Embracing a plug and play aquarium for personal coral reefs

First corals added to RSM 250

Posted on Aug 29, 2010 in Coral | 0 comments

I was a little impatient, but it’s been a whole week and I still haven’t seen an ammonia, nitrate or nitrite spike, same as on day 5 of cycling. Being an optimist, I think it’s because the tank is already cycled. I stopped by the local fish store (LFS for short – each community has it’s plethora of acronyms, and there is no lack of them in the salt water aquarium community) and picked up 2 easy care level small coral fragments (Frags – another salt water aquarium community term that is used so much, it’s legendary). I floated the bags with the corals in the tank for about 15 minutes to equilibrate the temperature before placing them close to the bottom of the tank initially to acclimatize to the lights of the Red Sea Max 250. I even...

Read More