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AmericanReef - Product Showcase for the Saltwater and Coral Reef Aquarium

AmericanReef - Saltwater and Coral Reef Aquarium Product Showcase

 AmericanReef - Product Showcase for the Saltwater and Coral Reef Aquarium

Description

Welcome to AmericanReef’s Saltwater and Coral Reef Aquarium Product Showcase
This podcast is dedicated to marine fish and coral reef hobbyists. The goal is to review and demonstrate products that will help you to keep a successful saltwater swim tank or coral reef aquarium.

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Categories

Science & Medicine

Episodes

The Paletta ELOS SPS Dominated Show Tank - 12 Months of Hell - Growing SPS Coral

Nov 6, 2017 00:28:50

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef, Mike talks about the first 12 months of hell now that it's 15 months into the Elos SPS dominated tank. As always, send any questions to americanreef@me.com

Tunze Smart Controller 7000 - A Pre-configuration Checklist

Oct 1, 2017 00:17:24

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef, we review some basic details that will make configuring the Smart Controller 7000 a bit easier if you follow them before turning the unit on - Please send any comments to AmericanReef@me.com.

Tips and tricks to save money keeping a saltwater aquarium - starting a saltwater aquarium video

Jun 4, 2017 00:33:22

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef, we a review somer tips and tricks to help save money keeping a saltwater aquarium - Please send any comments to AmericanReef@me.com.

Why Tunze Stream 3 is a new approach to powerheads - AmericanReef reefkeeping video

Apr 2, 2017 00:19:49

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef, we take a closer look at the Tunze Stream 3! Please send any comments to AmericanReef@me.com.

How SanJay maintains and keeps his beautiful planted tank with minmal effort

Nov 12, 2016 00:39:52

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef - Freshwater, Mike and Sanjay have a discussion on how SanJay can easily keep and maintains his planted tank with a minimal effort. Send all questions over to americanreef@me.com

Tunze Products Released at InterZoo 2016

Aug 21, 2016 00:39:03

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef, we have a discussion with Roger about the new Tunze products released at Interzoo 2016. As always, send any questions over to AmericanReef@me.com

The Mike Paletta Elos Tank Project - Part 2

Jul 30, 2016 00:22:53

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef, the Paletta Elos tank is getting some live rock. As always, send any questions over to AmericanReef@me.com

Experiencing ReefaPalooza Orlando and a Preview of ReefaPalooza NewYork

Jun 19, 2016 00:52:03

Description:

On this episode of the AmericanReef, special guest Lou Schiavo discusses the ReefaPalooza Orlando show as well as what we can expect from ReefaPalooza NewYork. As always, send any questions over to AmericanReef@me.com

The Mike Paletta Elos Tank Project - Part I

Jun 4, 2016 00:25:54

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef, Mike Paletta is starting up a new tank. Can you tell by the cover photo the manufacturer;) As always, send any questions over to AmericanReef@me.com

Hydrogen Bonds on Plastic

May 8, 2016 00:36:18

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef, Roger Vitko from Tunze joins the show. One topic discussed, how strong acids used when cleaning our equipment can form hydrogen bonds on plastic and actually cause more harm than good. As always, send any questions over to AmericanReef@me.com

The Unique Benefits of the SeaSwirl

Jan 3, 2016 00:28:41

Description:

This week on AmericanReef, we discuss and demonstrate various SeaSwirl mounting options is as well as the benefits of using SeaSwirls on your reef tank. As always, send all questions to Americanreef@me.com

How to extend the lifespan of your ATO Kalk Pump - Tunze Calcium Dispenser 5074

Nov 14, 2015 00:16:06

Description:

This week on AmericanReef, we head back over to Mike Paletta's and discuss and demonstrate the benefits of adding a Tunze 5074 Calcium Dispenser to the sunlit tank. If you are using the Tunze Osmolator as your Kalkwasser ATO with the pump submerged directly into the limewater, you are most likely shortening the life of that pump. Using this dispenser will help eliminate that problem. As always, send all questions to Americanreef@me.com

The Pitfalls of Relying on Technology Alone - Specifically the Neptune Apex

Sep 7, 2015 00:21:38

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef we discuss the pitfalls of relying on technology alone - specifically the Neptune Apex. As always, email any questions or comments to AmericanReef@me.com.

An Automated Nutritious Feeding Option to Feed Your Saltwater Fish for 2 Weeks

Jun 14, 2015 00:35:36

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef, we demonstrate an automated, and nutritious, feeding option to feed your saltwater fish for weeks, while you are away from your tank. For more reef keeping videos head on over to AmericanReef.com.

Mike Paletta’s Thoughts on ECOsystem Miracle Mud

Apr 19, 2015 00:17:35

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef, we catch up with Mike Paletta and he shares his opinions on Ecosystem Miracle Mud. For more reef keeping videos head on over to AmericanReef.com.

How to Create your custom Blend of AmericanReef HPD

Feb 23, 2015 00:10:44

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef, we review how to create your own custom blend of HPD. For more reef keeping videos head on over to AmericanReef.com.

Lessons Learned After Using the All-In-One BioPellets for 8 Months

Jan 19, 2015 00:15:33

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef, we review some of lessons learned after using the all-in-one biopellets for eight months. For more reef keeping videos head on over to AmericanReef.com.

Managing Algae Growth on your Saltwater Tank - AmericanReef ReefKeeping Video

Nov 9, 2014 00:39:48

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef, we review several tips, tricks and tools to help manage the algae growth on your aquarium glass. For more reef keeping videos head on over to AmericanReef.com.

Another Great Use for the Bulk Reef Supply Media Reactor

Sep 7, 2014 00:12:11

Description:

In this video, brought to you by AmericanReef, we have found and discuss another great use for the Bulk Reef Supply media reactor, Please send any questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Testing the new All in One BioPellets in a Triton Aquatics Reactor

Jun 21, 2014 00:35:04

Description:

In this video, brought to you by AmericanReef, we take a closer look at the All-in-One Biopellets and the Triton Aquatics Media Reactor. We'll also demonstrate the installation of that reactor using the All-in-One Biopellet media.

Comparing Skimmers : Tunze 9410 and Reef Octopus 200int - Tunze 9001 Skimmer

Apr 27, 2014 00:32:30

Description:

On this episode of AmericanReef we have two new skimmers, a Tunze 9410 and a Reef Octopus 200int. To compare them, we drop them in a 20 gallon aquarium, dump some skimmate into the water and then let the skimmers do their thing.

Want to Grow Corals - Try Plasma Lighting

Mar 3, 2014 00:38:33

Description:

In this product showcase, our discussion with Chris Pieser, owner of Chameleon grow systems, focuses on why coral farmers should try plasma lighting to grow corals. Please send any comments to AmericanReef@me.com

How to Program a Neptune Apex to Control your Tunze Turbelle pumps

Dec 22, 2013 00:15:04

Description:

In this product showcase, we demonstrate how to setup and control your Tunze Turbelle pumps with a Neptune Apex controller. Please send any comments to AmericanReef@me.com

Protect your Saltwater Aquarium from a Power Outage - Tunze 6105.50 Safety Connector

Oct 28, 2013 00:42:09

Description:

In this product showcase, we discuss how to add a solar panel to your Turbelle to give you a perpetual power source to outlast any power outage. We’ll also review how to program the 7096 controller. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Fixing the Flaws of an Aging EcoTech Vortech Design

Aug 18, 2013 00:24:19

Description:

In this product showcase, we discuss how to fixing the flaws of the aging EcoTech Vortech design. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Exploring Synthetic Inserts with Brian Taimuty of Wetpets & Friends

May 20, 2013 00:36:21

Description:

In this product showcase, we travel back to WetPets & Friends, in McMurray Pa, to talk with Brian about Synthetic Inserts and why new hobbyists should consider them when starting up their first saltwater aquarium. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Vertex Omega 150 Skimmer - The Mike Paletta Skimmer Evaluation Project

Mar 9, 2013 00:18:46

Description:

In this product showcase, Mike Paletta discusses some skimmer fundamentals, as well as reasons why he is trying out the Vertex Omega 150 Skimmer. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Tunze Osmolator - Both the Nano and the Traditional Osmolator

Jan 27, 2013 00:38:56

Description:

In this product showcase, we take a closer look at the Tunze Osmolators and get Roger Vitko’s comments as to what makes the Tunze auto top-off the best choice for your saltwater aquarium. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

10 Years and Running - One of the Best Fish Foods for your Reef Fish

Nov 18, 2012 00:40:39

Description:

In this product showcase, the title says it all. A demonstration of the food that I’ve have been using for the past 10 years with great success. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

How to Setup a Vertex Illumina LED without the Wireless Feature

Oct 7, 2012 00:16:00

Description:

In this product showcase, we have the privilege of showcasing the Vertex Illumina. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

A Sneak Peak of the Sea Sweep by Aquarium Currents - Installation and Overview Video

Sep 10, 2012 00:28:27

Description:

In this product showcase, we have the privilege of showcasing a new product called a Sea Sweep, by Aquarium Currents. The goal of the Sea Sweep is to add 90 degree oscillation to Tunze and Hydor Koralia power heads. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

ECOsystem 3012 Deluxe Filter Refugium - Video Overview

Aug 5, 2012 00:19:47

Description:

In this product showcase, sponsored by ECOsystem, we take a closer look at the ECOsystem 3012 miracle mud based refugium and discuss why I decided to try out these filtration systems . As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Interview with Leng Sy - Miracle Mud Inventor

Jun 30, 2012 00:33:49

Description:

In this product showcase, sponsored by Eco System, we discuss design and theory of how a Eco System Miracle Mud based filtration system works. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Dual BRS GFO and Carbon Reactor - a Great Tool that Can Be Used When Preparing for Your Reef Tank - Video

Jun 10, 2012 00:20:08

Description:

In this product showcase, sponsored by Bulk Reef Supply, we discuss some tools needed when preparing for your first reef or saltwater tank. As well as why activated carbon is used in a reef aquarium. Also in this video we demonstrate how to assemble and install a dual BRS GFO and Carbon Reactor. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

How to Assemble Install and Configure the AI SOL - Video

May 6, 2012 00:21:46

Description:

In this product showcase, sponsored by Premium Aquatics, we demonstrate how to assemble, install and configure the Aqua Illuminations SOL Super Blue. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

ECO Mini 14R - The Nano Tank from ECOsystems - Installation Video

Feb 6, 2012 00:33:18

Description:

In this product showcase, sponsored by ECOsystem, we show you how to setup the ECO Mini 14R - the ECOsystem all in one reef aquarium. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

GeosReef 418 Sulfur Based Nitrate Reactor - Setup Video

Jan 9, 2012 00:17:00

Description:

In this product showcase, sponsored by Premium Aquatics, we show you how to setup the GeosReef 418 Nitrate Reactor. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Vortech MP10 EcoSmart Wireless Upgrade - Setup Video

Dec 26, 2011 00:10:09

Description:

In this product showcase, we show you how to upgrade the Vortech MP10 to the EcoSmart Wireless MP10. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

GeosReef 612 Calcium Reactor - Setup Video

Dec 5, 2011 00:42:35

Description:

In this product showcase, sponsored by Premium Aquatics, we show you how to setup the GeosReef 612 Calcium Reactor. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Bulk Reef Supply RO Installation

Sep 16, 2011 00:52:39

Description:

In this product showcase we show you how to install a Bulk Reef Supply RO unit for a home drinking water system. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

BRS Economy RO/DI Unit - One of The Best Choices for the New Hobbyist

Apr 25, 2011 00:33:57

Description:

Thanks to BulkReefSupply.com, in this product showcase we discuss why the BRS Economy RO/DI Unit is one of the best choices for the new hobbyist. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Automating the Dosing of BRS Two Part

Apr 11, 2011 00:25:13

Description:

Thanks to BulkReefSupply.com, in this product showcase we demonstrate how to automate the dosing of BRS two part. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

BulkReefSupply - BR-110 Reef Octopus Bio Pellet Combo Pack

Feb 21, 2011 00:21:36

Description:

In this product showcase we demonstrate the Bulk Reef Supply BR-110 Reef Octopus Bio Pellet Combo Pack . As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

More Uses for the Bulk Reef Supply Media Reactor

Aug 16, 2010 00:13:29

Description:

In this product showcase we show you how to acclimate your fish using a tool you already have, the Bulk Reef Supply Media reactor. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Interview with Dr. Sanjay Joshi on the Sea Swirl - Video

Jun 7, 2010 00:11:55

Description:

In this segment of Product Showcase, we interviewed Dr. Sanjay Joshi to get his thoughts and comments on one of our new sponsors, Sea Swirl. In this segment, you also get to check out his breath taking personal slice of the ocean. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

How to Install a BRS GFO and Carbon Reactor - Video

Apr 4, 2010 00:05:01

Description:

In this segment of Product Showcase, we are showing how to install a BRS GFO and Carbon Reactor. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

BRS Eco Shelf Rock - Add Character to Your Tank

Feb 7, 2010 00:24:07

Description:

In this segment of Product Showcase, we are showcasing Bulk Reef Supply’s Eco Shelf Rock. With beautiful shapes and a low price of $2.69 a pound, it’s the perfect choice to add some character to your tank. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Bulk Reef Supply - Two Part Kits

Oct 19, 2009 00:24:24

Description:

In this segment of Product Showcase, we are showcasing the Two Part Calcium Kit from Bulk Reef Supply. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Reef Chili - Product Showcase

Oct 12, 2009 00:17:37

Description:

In this segment of Product Showcase, we are showcasing one of the easiest and best foods to feed your corals - Reef Chili from Bulk Reef Supply. As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.

Bulk Reef Supply - Granular Ferric Oxide (GFO)

Sep 20, 2009 00:16:29

Description:

In this segment of Product Showcase, we review something most every reef hobbyist should use to remove phosphates - Granular Ferric Oxide (GFO). As always, please send your comments and questions to AmericanReef@Me.com.