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Starting a Saltwater Aquarium with Saltwater Fish, an MP3 Podcast Interview.      
Starting a Saltwater Aquarium - an Interview with Evan from Colorado about the Equipment and Fish, that he recommends for starting saltwater aquariums. Pet Fish Talk about keeping pet fish in aquariums, fish bowls, and ponds. Pet Fish Talk about keeping pet fish in aquariums, fish bowls, and ponds.
 
These Special Pet Fish Talk Interviews feature Evan from Colorado, who is 13-years old and talks about starting the saltwater aquarium, shown below, about 10 to 11-months before we recorded these interviews.
 
 
Here is a picture, taken in San Diego during a vacation, of Evan from Colorado, who talks about Starting a Saltwater Aquarium in this series of Pet Fish Talk shows.   Here's a picture, taken in San Diego during a vacation, of Evan from Colorado, who talks about Starting a Saltwater Aquarium in this series of Pet Fish Talk Interviews.
 
 
Click here now to hear all three interviews, titled "Saltwater Equipment", "Saltwater Fish", and "Saltwater Tips" plus some additional corrections and comments. The total listening time is about 2 hours and 20 minutes.
 
 
Evan's 20-gallon saltwater nano-reef aquarium that is discussed in detail during this Special Pet Fish Talk Show about Starting a Saltwater Aquarium.   Here's Evan's 20-gallon nano-reef saltwater aquarium just after he set it up. Evan discusses many important details about  Starting a Saltwater Aquarium, during this Special Pet Fish Talk Interview.
 
 
Part 1. Saltwater Equipment
Click here now to hear the first interview, which is about 45-minutes long, and discusses the equipment you'll need to start a new Saltwater Aquarium. Here is a list of the topics discussed during this interview.
1.    Aquarium. Glass or Acrylic. 20 to 30 gallons.
2.    Heater. 5-watts per gallon. Not Titanium.
3.    Power Head. Circulates water. Sweeper nozzle.
4.    UV Sterilizer. Turbo Twist.
5.    Media. Sand. Cultured? Rinse well before adding.
6     Marine Mix Salts. R/O Water.
7.    Hydrometer. Range: 1.022 to 1.026.
8.    pH Meter. pH Strips. Range: 8.0 to 8.4.
9.    Thermometer. Digital. Range 78 to 82 degrees F.
10.  Filter. BIO-Wheel. Small Penguin.
11.  Protein Skimmer. Product brands. StressCoat.
12.  Refugiums. Chaeto Plants. Compact Florescent Lights.
13.  Evan promises to do a second show.
 
Click here to go a page in AquariumFish.net with a list of Saltwater Aquarium Equipment.
 
 
Part 2. Saltwater Fish
Click here now to hear the second interview, which is about 35-minutes long.  Here is a list of the topics discussed during this interview.
1.    More Equipment. Swing Arm Hydrometer. Refractometer.
2.    Clown Fish, Chromis, Sergeant Majors.
3.    Aquarium Stands.
4.    Live Rock and Base Rock.
5.    Everything labeled for Saltwater Aquariums.
6.    Add a piece of raw unseasoned shrimp.
7.    Run aquarium for a few days.
8.    Add Live Rock and Base Rock.
9.    Wait two weeks.
9.    Damsel Fish good first fish but aggressive.
10.  Evan prefers one Chromis as a first fish.
11.  Wait two weeks then add Clown Fish.
12.  Add least aggressive fish first.
13.  How to make Baking Soda Juice to keep pH up.
14.  Neon Gobies will pick parasites off other fish.
15.  Dwarf Angels. Fire Fish. Blennies.
16.  Evan's fish all eat Dry Food.
17.  Aiptasia Anemones.
18.  A Saltwater Aquarium is more complex than freshwater.
18.  And more expensive too.
19.  Huge variety of livestock for Saltwater Aquariums.
20.  Evan loves his 6-Line Wrasse.
21.  Evan promises to do a third show.
 
Click here to go a page in AquariumFish.net with a list of Saltwater Fish for Aquariums.
 
 
Evan's 20-gallon nano-reef Saltwater Aquarium shown a few months after it was started.   Here's a another picture of Evan's Saltwater Aquarium a few months later, when the live rock has been covered with living organisms that greatly benefit all Saltwater Aquariums.
 
 
Part 3. Saltwater Tips
Click here now to hear the third interview, which is about 30-minutes long and contains lots of tips about Starting a New Saltwater Aquarium.  Here is a list of the topics discussed during this interview.
1.    One of Evan's fish jumped out of his Nano-Reef Aquarium.
2.    Making a special cover for your aquarium.
3.    Use sand and not crushed coral in a Marine Aquarium.
4.    Tom recalls comments by Dr. Rofen's about Nitrate.
5.    Live Rock, Base Rock. Don't break the bottom of the tank!
6.    Review of good fish for first saltwater aquariums.
7.    Fish not to buy, when you're getting started.
8.    Evan recommends a 20 to 30-gallon Nano-Reef Aquarium.
9.    Butterfly, Saltwater Angelfish, Lionfish, and Trigger Fish.
10.  Squirrel Fish.
11.  More about food and feeding saltwater fish.
12.  Cleaner Crew: Snails and Blue Leg Hermit Crabs.
13.  Evan really enjoys his 20-gallon Nano-Reef Aquarium.
14.  Stuff like coralline algae is growing and multiplying.
15.  Evan offers to come back and answer your questions.
 
 
Part 4. Questions and Comments
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now to hear about 31-minutes more, which includes corrections about introducing new fish and about using titanium aquarium heaters, plus discussions about buying, transporting, and acclimating new fish and invertebrates, about adding a protein skimmer to an aquarium with an Eclipse Hood, and about reducing nitrates in aquarium water with Amquel+.

Evan encourages listeners to send him question at the email address or his Instant Message Service.

 
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We love Evan's shows on Saltwater. I'm sure I'll have plenty of questions when I actually try it.
 
-George from MA.
 
 
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