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Reef Keeping News

World Reef Day June 1st Jun 2, 2019 10:29:02 am by Gav
A little late , but thought I'd bring attention to this either way
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Calcium and Mag testing May 16, 2019 7:02:28 pm by geordie
Saw this write up and thought i would share,a bit of a way to go but sounds promising. Made in the USA you can google images and further write ups.

We didn't want to ann
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A.M Aquatics closed down Apr 19, 2019 2:35:30 pm by geordie
Hi a shame to see the above lfs has decided to call it a day,been shut a few weeks now. Always enjoyed a visit Ash and Alan always helpful, will be a miss.
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New : Redsea reefled Apr 4, 2019 2:42:42 pm by Gav
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Next Threshold: Sexual Culture of Aquarium Corals Mar 15, 2019 3:31:25 pm by HK_Fuey

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Italian coral reef Mar 15, 2019 2:45:30 pm by HK_Fuey

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Euphyllia - same but different Jan 5, 2019 3:41:39 pm by HK_Fuey
Makes sense why torch corals sting other euphyllia now...

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Piggybacking brittlestar Jan 3, 2019 9:49:01 am by HK_Fuey

Piggybacking brittlestar
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A selection of micromussa lordhowensis from Asia Nov 17, 2018 10:27:25 am by Gav
A selection of micromussa lordhowensis from asia
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seriatopora-dendritica Nov 17, 2018 10:20:44 am by Gav
Seriatopora dendritica, Birdnest Coral Wishes it was an Acropora!
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