• Corals

    Saving Coral | The ADE Project

    TweetWhen I was at MACNA this year I made sure to sit in on Walt Smith’s talk. During his talk Walt shared a short film titled Saving Coral which was directed and produced by Justin [...]
  • Corals

    The WWC Snowdrop Acropora

    TweetFor those of you that follow me on YouTube,  you’re aware of my recent coral haul videos I’ve done. The idea behind these videos is to help share my expirience of buying coral online and [...]
  • Saltwater Aquarium

    The Aquatic Life Hybrid T5HO Hybrid Lighting

    TweetWhat’s going on Reef keepers? Jeff here, with another article to dry your thumbs on. Lighting play a very important role in maintaining a successful reef tank. For years experts have claimed T5 lighting was [...]
  • Corals

    The Jason Fox Homewrecker Acropora

    TweetWhat’s going on SaltNation? My taste in corals has changed over the years and it can often change with the season. I’ve been busy stocking my 260 gallon system and as of late my interest [...]
  • Saltwater Aquarium

    MY Trip to MACNA 2017

    TweetWhat’s going on SaltNation?  I had the pleasure of going to MACNA this year and I wanted to take you along for the ride. The Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (MACNA) is the oldest [...]
  • Reduce Nitrates
    Saltwater Aquarium

    How to Reduce Nitrates in a Reef Tank

    TweetWhat going on Salt Nation? Jeff Here with another article to help you become more successful in the saltwater aquarium hobby. I recently posted a video on YouTube about reducing nitrates in a reef tank. [...]
  • Aquarium Husbandry

    How to Build a Quarantine Tank System

    TweetWhats going on Salt Nation, Jeff Here with another article for your salty thumbs. Today, I wanted to share a recent project I worked on. The idea behind this DIY project was to quarantine a [...]
  • Fish Profile

    The Tomato Clownfish

    TweetThe Tomato Clownfish is a pretty reddish orange colored fish with white circles on its head. It is usually found in warm sea waters of Pacific and Indian ocean. It is a readily available species [...]
  • Top 10 Father's Day Gift Ideas
    Saltwater Aquarium

    Top 10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

    TweetLooking for Father’s Day Gift ideas? Does your Dad love saltwater aquariums? If so, you’ve come to right place. Buying a gift for Dad can be difficult and to make it easier on you, we’ve [...]
  • Saltwater Aquarium

    Top 4 Types of Aquarium Heaters

    TweetWhat’s happening Salt-Nation! Jeff Here with another article for your salty thumbs. I recently received an email from a MHR follower, by the name of Hank. The email is as follows. Hi Jeff, Thanks for [...]
Zoanthids Care

Zoanthids Care


TweetHey Saltlydogs, Jeff Hesketh here, Today I wanted to write an article about zoanthids care. Zoathids are beautiful soft corals that are often the first coral new hobbyist buy, to bring home to their saltwater […]

Cycling a saltwater aquarium

Saltwater Aquarium

TweetI recently was asked a questions about cycling a saltwater aquarium that I felt should be shared. One of my readers (new to the hobby) is setting up a 92 gallon conner aquarium but did […]

Coral propagation

Coral Propagation

Coral Propagation

TweetWhat is coral propagation? Coral propagation (also known as coral fragging) is simply the act of cutting a coral into fragments. The if given the proper conditions and time, the fragmented coral will regrow into another colony. […]

How to breed clownfish

Clownfish Breeding for Beginners

Marine Fish Breeding

TweetHey Salt-nation, Jeff Hesketh here and Today we are going to be talking about clownfish breeding. I have always been a big supporter of sustainability within the saltwater aquarium hobby. As time goes on we […]

MHR’s Guide to Fishless Cycling

Aquarium Setup

TweetWhat is Fishless Cycling? Fishless cycling is the term used to describe the process of growing nitrifying bacteria in your aquarium without fish. This is done by adding a source of ammonia to jump start […]

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TweetWhat is Phytoplankton? Phytoplankton is a microscopic, free floating Plant cell that makes up the base of the Food Web. Their cells can not be seen with the naked eye but in areas of high […]

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Aquarium Husbandry

20 ways to Improve Aquarium Husbandry

TweetWhat is Aquarium Husbandry? The first time I heard the term aquarium husbandry I was at a bit of a loss, even with my back ground in environmental science. I never conceded using that term […]

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