In this issue of UltraMarine magazine:
- Close Look – Product Reviews – In this issue we get hands-on with a bespoke tank cover from ReefTops and the Milwaukee MA887 Digital Seawater Refractometer.
- Green Seas and Blue Carbon – Richard Aspinall dons wetsuit and once again slips seal-like into the watery realm; this time he’s on a mission to illuminate us to the fascinating ecology of the flowering marine plants; the Mangroves and Seagrasses
- Handle with Care! – Chris Sergeant braves spikes, venom and fish with ‘nasty big pointy teeth’ to alert us to species in the hobby which have the potential to cause us personal harm. They may be beautiful but they ain’t worth dying for!
- West Side Story – Mike and Tracey Hancock from Bristol present their ‘labour of love’… a stunning 1800 litre peninsula style reef system complete with a myriad of tangs, wrasses and more SPS varieties than you can shake a… er… stick at!
- Social Reefing – Say apologies to Alexa, and sorry to Siri… there’s no one better than veteran UK hobbyist Keith Moyle to fill the role of ‘virtual assistant’ as we cruise the information superhighway on a Grand Tour of reef-keeping in the social media age.
- Definitive Guide to: Heating – Dave Wolfenden stays cool as a cucumber (a sea cucumber obviously) as he investigates the various water warming technologies we have at our disposal when it comes to sustaining tropical temperatures in our tanks.
- Gardening in the Marine Aquarium – He’s not sea-sick, but he’s going green… Kenneth Wingerter cultivates our interest as he takes a close look at marine macroalgae with a view to creating your very own aquatic garden.
- Close-up On Corals – James Fatherree focusses on the unmistakable Bubble corals in this issue with a taxonomic overview and information on how to keep these bubbilicious beauties looking their best.
Plus Marine and Product News, Q&A with Dave Wolfenden!