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NanoBox Photo Tutorial : How To Take Better Photos
The number one thing you hear about with LED's is how "impossible" they are to shoot photos or videos. This is true compared to other lighting options but is very possible with the correct tools. The royal blue, violet and any other "blueish" spectrum will toss your cameras sensor into LED hell. This guide is how I shoot. This will not be an overnight thing. You will need to practice and play with your camera.
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what symbiotic pairings are available for the nano reef?
For a baseline, let's consider livestock for tanks 30 gallons and below. 

I will update this list as realistic pairing examples are posted:
- clownfish & anemone (or frogsspawn)
- goby & pistol shrimp
- pom pom crab...
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An Acan Fragging Session
Remember the first time you fragged a coral? "An Acan Fragging Session: I just fragged an Acan for the first time with BibleSue, it was interesting and not all that difficult, although the real test will be how well the fragged pieces look tomorrow and the next day!" Don't miss community member Weetabix7's photo guide in our aquaculture forum!
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Alien creature from hell?
Had an alien encounter in your reef aquarium? Our ID forum can help, just share a photo of that strange thing!

"Alien creature from hell? Spotted this 2 days ago. I have no idea what it is. It moves around like a slug so I suspect it's something in that family."
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what is your quarantine process?
What is your quarantine process? Community members discuss their best methods to quarantine new fish and coral before introducing them into their nano reef aquariums. Join in the conversation!
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Rock flower grow out tank
Imagine if you had 100 mouths to feed every day! Check out this amazing Baby Rock Flower Anemone grow out tank project community member reefhound is working on and follow along with the progress!
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Nuvo 20 DIY Tank Canopy and Base
Looking for some motivation to tackle that new aquarium build? (Or maybe just that weekend project list?) Check out this custom wood canopy and pedestal built for an Innovative Marine Nuvo 20gal nano reef aquarium shared in our DIY Project forum!
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Yellow Finger Gorgonian Help
Any and all advice on your successful keeping of these corals would help! Especially what and how you feed.
Pictures are also great!
Thanks friends!
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What am I battling here?? Diatoms, Dinos.... Driving me bonkers
Nearly every aquarist will face this nuisance algae when first setting up a reef tank, learn how to fight it off in this great discussion: What am I battling here? Diatoms, Dinos.... Driving me bonkers!
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Power Inverter saved my tank some stress
If you've been an aquarium keeper for long, you've probably had to face a power outage or two. Often the outages are brief, but what happens if they're not? Community member burtbollinger shares a simple solution to power your reef tank from your car battery. Always be prepared!
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Reefing Tools
What tools do you use to maintain your reef aquarium and frag your corals? Show off your reef keeping tool set and share your best gear discoveries!


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LED Colors, And What They Are Used For
Researching LED lighting for your nano reef aquarium? Learn more about LED color spectrums and how they are used for reef keeping and growing coral. This awesome resource is one of many great discussions in our Lighting Forum!
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Don't miss August's featured reef aquarium, community member Jedimasterben's stunning 36 gallon nano reef! A forest of gorgonians and leather corals set the foundation for this incredibly diverse reef, all built upon simple maintenance principals. See how it's done in his featured reef profile!
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Fluconazole - Bryopsis Silver Bullet?
Fluconazole - Bryopsis Silver Bullet? Have you ever had to battle the evil pest Bryopsis, commonly known as hair algae, in your reef aquarium? Dozens of community members have found success with this new simple treatment, watch their progress and learn more about it, you'll want this tool in your arsenal!
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