What Does a Protein Skimmer Do?


  Customers often ask about a protein skimmer when we are assessing their aquarium. They say that they know they are supposed to have one, but they don’t understand what it does. They also say that many of the explanations online are too scientific or technical to understand.   What does a protein skimmer do? The protein skimmer removes dissolved waste materials from […]

Aquarium Controllers: The Good and the Bad

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I am often asked about aquarium controllers, like the APEX, ReefKeeper, and other systems. Here’s what I tell people when they ask: