Welcome to the "Who's Who of WAMAS"! Each issue of WAMAS Waves introduces you to the more personal side of some of our members. Please help to keep this column alive by answering our call for submissions CLICK HERE . CHAD, Newsletter Committee Organizer FORREST ("treesprite"), Newsletter Contributer DAVE ("Davelin...
Posted by Chad , in Beginning Reefkeeping 19 January 2012 · 0 views
My worst aquarium hobby purchase was an aquarium controller. Contrary to its promise, it made my tank more unreliable, less stable, and led to several near disasters.I started out in marine aquaria about a year and a half ago. I purchased a running 26 gallon FOWLR from craigslist. Nothing complicated; everything was HOB. It was easy to take care of. The p...
http://i1325.photobu...5225.jpg Eheim 3581 Automatic Feeder DIY Automatic Feeder for Aquacontroller One of my goals in designing my aquarium was to make things as automated a possible so that I could spend less time working to maintain the tank, and more time enjoying it. I use an Aquacontroller to control the...
Posted by Chad , in Maintenance 19 January 2012 · 0 views
The Great Tank BurstPoorly constructed homemade tanks or tanks not placed on a level surface, when filled with water, will put undue stress on the joints and seals causing a burst. Also, the seals in some very old tanks can weaken. More than one aquarist has had to deal with a hundred gallons of salt water in their living room. Consider that one gallon of...
Posted by Chad , in Reef setup 19 January 2012 · 0 views
We have all heard the stories. We at WAMAS Waves have told them in our last three issues of the Marine Disasters series. Tank catastrophes caused by a myriad of problems that led to the loss of thousands of dollars livestock, damage to equipment, damage to our homes, hits to our pride, and hasty exits from the hobby. It is a risk that we accept in order t...
WHO'S WHO of WAMAS19 January 2012
The Watched Pot (sometimes boils over) - Mark (armydoc)19 January 2012
DIY Automatic Feeder for Aquacontroller19 January 2012
A Closer Look: Mysids19 January 2012
A Closer Look: Mysidsdavelin315 - Jan 31 2012 09:18 PM
Marine Aquarium Disasters and How to Prevent Them (Part 3) - Scott L. MooreChad - Jan 30 2012 10:34 PM
A Closer Look: Mysidsunderwater - Jan 29 2012 10:56 AM
Marine Aquarium Disasters and How to Prevent Them (Part 3) - Scott L. Mooreunderwater - Jan 29 2012 10:45 AM
Marine Aquarium Disasters and How to Prevent Them (Part 3) - Scott L. Mooreunderwater - Jan 28 2012 01:30 PM