Out of Control!
my Tank? That Ugly
Doesn't Go Away!"
You WANT Answers - WE'VE Got
Here - You'll Learn
. . ."
From the Desk of Eric V. Van Der Hope
Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 11:21 p.m. (PST)
All Saltwater & Reef Keeping
Enthusiasts . . . !
Welcome to Reef Keeping Basics!
You've just arrived at one of fastest growing
saltwater fish and reef keeping related sites on the
net! You will soon realize that this growing 'reef'
is provided to educate both the beginner and
advanced level hobbyist in this fascinating hobby!
"Whether you are relatively new to keeping saltwater
aquariums, or have several
years of experience, there is always something more
to learn in this great hobby."
Many tropical saltwater fish and reef keeping
hobbyists have found this site to be
extremely useful - it is my belief that you'll come to the same
conclusion as you explore this site and learn from the advice,
tips and techniques that are provided to help you further your
journey into this wonderful hobby of saltwater fish and reef
My goal is to make this site a
'Learning Resource Center'
for everything saltwater fish and reef keeping
related! It will be your resource guide into the fascinating
hobby of aquatics for all enthusiasts whether your are just
getting started or have been in this hobby for years.
You are welcome to participate and share in this site - all you
have to do is simply become a member by
Registering Now! Membership is completely free - so
sign up to our free eZine/Blog, you will not be disappointed!
Forum is also provided for you to join in or listen to the
variety of discussions on saltwater fish and reef keeping - we
look forward to 'meeting' you!
the 'Reef Keeping Basics eZine/Blog'
By signing-up to the 'Reef Keeping Basics eZine/Blog,
you'll be able to learn a variety of tips & techniques from saving money and ensuring the health and
longevity of your tank inhabitants within your
mini-ocean environments of your saltwater fish or reef tank.
Increase your chances of success by reading this informative and
'down-to-earth' eZine and as a result enjoy the
satisfaction you get once you see changes within
your saltwater or reef
aquariums improve for the better!
Useful Tips such as . . .
first baby steps to keeping saltwater fish and recognizing
required to establishing a
successful marine environment . . .
As with any pet you have . . . there's
What's expected when
an artificial ocean environment within a confined space . . .
the type of saltwater aquarium can be the hardest decision -
Tropical, Marine (saltwater fish only) to mini-reef or micro-reef
set-up . . .
the simple choice of deciding what kind of filtering method
lead to the success or failure of keeping your fishy pets . .
the Nitrogen Cycle - and why is it so important for
saltwater fish pets?
Keeping Basics Mission Statement
Our Mission as a community involved in saltwater
fish and reef keeping is to encourage the
exchange of information that will be beneficial
to all marine enthusiasts including the inhabitants
(the fish, inverts, corals and every other little
critter) that they care
for. It's our goal to help educate as many hobbyists
and potential hobbyists as possible in ways that promote the health and longevity of their
animals. Ultimately, it's our desire to help foster
attitude toward the growth and protection of all
If you have any suggestions,
comments, or questions about our
website, simply use our Community Forum to express
Enjoy the stay, and don't forget to add this page to your
Favorites - you'll never be able to see it all in one visit! :-)
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"Our goal as saltwater fish and reef
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