• 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 [...]
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    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 [...]
  • Saltwater Aquarium

    Win Free Fish and Fish Food

    TweetWhat’s going on Reefketeers? Jeff Hesketh, here. The saltwater aquarium hobby can be expensive at times, but every once in a while companies come along offer some great contests that can help wallet. The guys over [...]
  • Dipping Corals

    5 things you need to know about dipping corals

    TweetWhat is Dipping Corals Whats going on Salt-Nation Jeff here with another article to help you become a more successful hobbyist. Today we are going to be talking about dipping corals. Dipping corals is an [...]
  • How to cycle a fish tank
    Saltwater Aquarium

    How to Cycle a Fish Tank

    TweetWhats up Sal-Nation? Jeff here with another article on: How to Cycle a Fish Tank. This subject is probably one of the most frequently asked questions amongst new hobbyist. So Today I decided to break it [...]
  • LPS Corals

    Top 10 LPS Corals

    TweetWhat’s going on Salt Nation?! Jeff Hesketh Here and today I wanted to give you the Top 10 LPS corals available on the market today. Before we get into that I wanted to tell you [...]
Saltwater aquarium

Aquarium Filters and Mechanical Filtration

Aquarium Husbandry

TweetThe Benefits of Aquarium Filters and Mechanical Filtration in the Saltwater Aquarium. An aquarium filter is a from of mechanical filtration.  Mechanical filtration the act of removing waste (detritus, uneaten food, plant matter, and other […]

Aquarium maintenance

Drip Acclimation

Saltwater Aquarium

TweetWhat is Drip Acclimation? Slow and steady wins the race. This philosophy is the key to success when it come to saltwater aquariums and it’s no different when it comes to adding marine fish to […]

My Aquarium Box

My Aquarium Box Review

Saltwater Aquarium

TweetHey salt nation, Jeff Hesketh back with another article for your wet thumbs. I’ve been kicking around the idea of starting a product review page on MHR’s. I figured, why not start with My Aquarium […]

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 DIY Aquarium Plumbing


TweetIn this video, I take a look at how I did the plumbing on my 220 saltwater aquarium. We cover everything you need to help you plumb your aquarium at home. Also share some tips […]

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Culturing Phytoplankton

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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