Reef Beef Episode 41 – Smart not Hard

By Rich Ross 2 weeks agoNo Comments

In this episode we talk about herbivores & algae, heater controllers, and starting a new reef tank!

Time Stamps

00:00:00 Intro
00:01:21 How is Rich?
00:11:00 SPONSOR:
00:14:57 Rich’s Dendro Source
00:16:52 Ben’s Sleuthing with a Controller
00:26:03 Being Overwhelmed by Controllers
00:35:46 Herbivores & Algae
00:39:24 Is Saltwater Easier?
00:44:57 The First 6 Months of Reefing
00:57:04 Ben Solves Algae
00:58:55 Rich’s Additional Advice
00:59:29 Would You Rather?
01:05:22 Quarantine Tanks?
01:09:40 Rich is a Genius
01:12:30 Ben’s “unique” business opinion
01:14:48 Rich Kills Things
01:19:20 Become a Member!
01:22:04 Ask Reef Beef
01:32:23 Wrap Up
01:33:13 Bloopers

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Smart not Hard – Episode 41 – Reef Beef Podcast

  Podcast, Reef

 Rich Ross

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Richard Ross currently works as an Aquatic Biologist at the Steinhart Aquarium in the California Academy of Sciences, maintaining many exhibits including the 212,000 gallon Philippine Coral Reef. He has kept saltwater animals for over 25 years, and has worked in aquarium maintenance, retail, wholesale and has consulted for a coral farm/fish collecting station in the South Pacific. Richard enjoys all aspects of the aquarium hobby and is a regular author for trade publications, a frequent speaker at aquarium conferences and was a founder of one of the largest and most progressive reef clubs in Northern California, Bay Area Reefers. He is an avid underwater videographer and has been fortunate to scuba dive in a lot of places around the world. At home he maintains a 300 gallon reef system and a 250 gallon cephalopod/fish breeding system, and was one of the first people to close the life cycle of Sepia bandensis. When not doing all that stuff, he enjoys spending time with his patient wife, his incredible daughter and their menagerie of animals, both wet and dry.

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