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Discussions about anything related to marine saltwater and reef tanks. Here we'll discuss everything from basic Fish Only tank care to advanced reef system care. We will also discuss equipment and DIY type projects.

Discussions about anything related to marine saltwater and reef tanks. Here we'll discuss everything from basic Fish Only tank care to advanced reef system care. We will also discuss equipment and DIY type projects.
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Discussions about anything related to marine saltwater and reef tanks. Here we'll discuss everything from basic Fish Only tank care to advanced reef system care. We will also discuss equipment and DIY type projects.

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English


Episodes

LEDLighting-TR-Ep107

11/15/2007
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This week Jake Adams does a great interview with Tullio del Aquilla, a real leader in the LED lighting industry. This is a great interview for anyone interested in Lighting technologies and LEDs. Here is a list of items discussed in this interview - Introductions - how LEDs got started in the hobby - Where LED moonlights came from - Hi flux and low flux LED - LED environmental requirements - Details of LEDs wavelength output - LEDs ability to target the wavelengths needed by...

Duration:00:30:50

RODI-Pt1-TR-Ep105

10/4/2007
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In this show i cover the ins and outs of Reverse Osmosis and Deionization. discussing wht it is, and how it works. i think work through various common questions that come up regarding water filtration and the use of RO / DI Here is a run down of the show topics - Reverse Osmosis - Prefilters - - Sediment Filters - - Micron Filters - - GAC (Granular Activated Carbon) Filters - Deionization - Should i use more than one DI Filter - Testing and monitoring water quality - What is TDS...

Duration:00:49:03

MACNA-QA10-TR-Ep104

9/20/2007
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In this episode I start of with generic rundown of MACNA XIX and then some details on next years MACNA XX. the Show then continues with some Questions and Answers from the voicemail line. The questions are on the following topics. > can we setup a true "Mixed Reef tank" > What do i do with live rock after i bleach it > can we do more shows on nano tanks

Duration:00:31:32

RoundTable-3-TR-Ep103

9/6/2007
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It's been a long time coming and with the help of some faithful Talkingreef members we bring you a full show on Tank maintenance. Discussing everything from pumps, lights, cleaning, tools and supplies, along with a few tips and tricks to help you out. Please welcome Phurst, Astrivian, CarmieJo, lReef lKeeper, mikebharris, and myself to The Talkingreef Round table show number 3

Duration:01:13:28

Clownfishs-breeding-TR-Ep101

6/7/2007
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Part 2 in the clownfish series, where we dive more into behavior, breeding, the brood stock tank and such Items covered are as follows: * Brood stock tank * complications from Anemones * Spawning surfaces * Feeding * Co-Inhabitants * acquiring your pair * Mating behaviors And we wrap up with some tips on getting reluctant clowns to start spawning Here is a link to my main recommendation, the Clownfish bible Clownfishes, by Joyce Wilkerson

Duration:00:29:59

Clownfish1-Intro-TR-Ep100

5/17/2007
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Here is the first part in a series of shows on clownfish. This is a basic introductory show where i cover a series of items related to clownfish in general. Here is a list of the items i covered * History * Temperament * Tank setup * Anemones / Hosts * Co-Inhabitants And two tips for the following * Helping a reluctant clown host in an anemone * Stopping your clown from digging Here is a link to my main recommendation, the Clownfish bible Clownfishes, by...

Duration:00:30:02

DIBSProjClassInterview-TR-Ep99

5/3/2007
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One of the main goals is to learn new information about Marine invertebrates, and to educate the people those involved. One part of the project that is now wrapping up is an extended series of classroom based observational experiments and research efforts. These efforts were co-oridinated by Brian Plankis of Project DIBS with the participation of a local high school. In this podcast, i get the change to talk to Brian, the classroom teacher, Eric Borneman, and 4 of the students from the...

Duration:00:55:08

MHLifeSpanTesting-TR-Ep97

4/5/2007
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For this months Reefkeeping edition show, i interview Allen Chantelois. Allen has spent the last year measuring and documenting the light output of 7 metal halide bulbs over a period of 12 months. In this months edition of Reefkeeping Magazine he publishes his results, and in this show we talk about those results.

Duration:00:27:08

SWU3-TR-Ep95

3/22/2007
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every hear of SaltwaterU? when this show is for you.. for those that know of it and those that dont. This Week i am joined by Kevin Jessop as he takes us through all that is SaltwaterU 3. The marine conference held in Atlanta Georgia and hosted by the Atlanta Reef Club (ARC)

Duration:00:28:00

MHLightingWithSanjay-TR-Ep94

3/7/2007
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For this months Reefkeeping edition show, i interview Sanjay Joshi. Sanjay is publishing an article describing what Metal Halides are and how they work. Make sure you check this out if you want to learn more about MH lighting from one of our hobby's leading experts

Duration:00:45:29

WaterParms-Aptasia-TR-Ep93

3/1/2007
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This week with a "back to the basics" type show for you all. In this show i cover two topic. The first topic is on various types of water testing and details on water parameters, and the second is a quick topic on Aptasia control methods, here are some details: Water testing and Parameters: - Refratometers and Hydrometers - Specific Gravity and Salinity - Nitrate Nitrite and Ammonia - PH - Calcium, Alkalinity, Magnesium Aptasia Control: Natural: - Peppermint Shrimp - Copperband...

Duration:00:37:51

QA#9-TR-Ep92

2/15/2007
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Heres another Question and answer show. I have some time to fill before we continue with the seahorse shows so here are some questions that i have come across over the past few weeks. List of topics discussed: - Show download speeds - why only one video format - purple up and cyanobacteria - options for MH fixture - DIY acrylics question

Duration:00:24:15

ProjectDIBS-TR-Ep90

2/1/2007
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For this months Reefkeeping edition show, i interview Brian Plankis. Brian is publish a feature article this month that is an introduction to Project DIBS. Many of you have seen the name, and the logo in our partner section, some of you may have even registered with the community. This show is for you, and for the people that have never heard of Project DIBS. listen in as Brian walks be through the In's and Out's of Project DIBS

Duration:00:52:33

SeahorsePart1-Intro-TR-Ep89

1/25/2007
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It has finally begun, the long anticipated series on Seahorse care. In this first episode i am joined by David Perry (JustDavidP) and Greg Hix (Saxman) to talk about the basic care of seahorses and then into topics on picking out seahorses. Here is a high level list of the seahorse topics covered in this show: Seahorse Basics Preparing for Seahorses Purchasing And Much more

Duration:01:40:35

IntroToCoralSpawning-TR-Ep87

1/11/2007
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The week we have a quick listener question from Mark, then we move on to an interview. In this Interview Jake Adams interviews Alina Szmant. During this interview they dive into the details behind coral reproductions and current research efforts.

Duration:00:59:39

IntroToMacroAlgae-TR-Ep86

1/4/2007
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This months reefkeeping edition podcast is an interview with Sarah Lardizabal. In this show she gives us a great introduction to macroalgae. Here are some of the topics discussed

Duration:00:36:31

TRPastPresentFuture-TR-Ep85

12/14/2006
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Well hello everyone, as the year winds to a close, so do i. ok, im just kidding. In this show i take a minute (actually about 15) to look at where talkingreef has come from, where we are, and most important, where we are going. There are some things with the podcast that are going to change, you can listen to the show if you want to know. As for the future, we are going to spend a lot of time on series shows, and in this episode i give a sneak peak into three upcoming Talkingreef series...

Duration:00:22:11

BrittleStars-TR-Ep84

12/7/2006
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Jake Adams is back again with a great, in depth interview with Dr. Steve Stancyk of the University of South Carolina all about Brittle stars.

Duration:00:36:00

LightingPart6-QA2-TR-Ep82

11/22/2006
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Well, tomorrows the American holiday of Thanksgiving, and sticking with our tradition, i wanted to say thank you to everyone hat has helped support the show and continues to listen and spread the word. Because of the holiday, i am also releasing the show early, this is the show for the week. In this show Wes is back to help me with Part 2 of the Q&A, in the show we get to fluorescence and Metal Halides, and hopefully wrap up most of peoples lighting questions.

Duration:00:47:15

LightingPart5-QA1-TR-Ep81

11/16/2006
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For this weeks how im joined by Wes as he presents this weeks questions for the lighting part 1 Questions and Answers show. We have a whole list of question for this show all around general lighting concepts, i will get a sit of the questions posted shortly. Lighting Part 6 Q&A#2 is next week and we will present questions and answers around Metal Halide lighting and fluorescent lighting

Duration:00:46:43