What Are the Parts of a Fringing Reef?

Answer A fringing reef is a young coral reef that grows about 2 to 7 millimeters per year in the shallow water along the shores of tropical lands. The reefs are rich in fish and other sea life and occupy ... Read More »

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How to Reef a Sail?

In high wind situations knowing how to reef a sail, or reduce the surface area exposed to the wind, can be a boat-saving procedure. Reefing, or shortening, a sail can allow you to maintain control ... Read More »

How to Tie a Reef Knot?

The reef knot is a basic knot with the primary purpose of joining together two ropes of equal thickness in a flat and non-high strain situation. It is also known as the square knot, and sometimes a... Read More »

DIY Reef Lights?

Fish and organisms living in salt-water aquariums require a certain amount of lighting for optimal health. This is especially true if the aquarium is home to real corals that are photosensitive and... Read More »

Is a uv sterilizer bad for a reef tank?

On One Hand: UV Sterilizers Naturally Eliminate BacteriaA UV sterilizer is designed to eliminate free-floating radicals from the water, including bacteria that will live on the fish and any parasit... Read More »