Sanjay Joshi

Sanjay Joshi in real life is a Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State University. He has been a reef addict since 1992, and currently keeps several reef aquariums at home including a 500G SPS coral dominated reef. He also co-manages the 500G aquarium at Penn State. He has published several articles in magazines such as Marine Fish and Reef Annual, Aquarium Frontiers, Aquarium Fish, and Advanced Aquarist. In addition, he has been an invited speaker at several marine aquarium society meetings in the US and Europe. He received the MASNA award in 2006, for his contributions to the marine aquarium hobby.

Recent Blog Posts

LEDs on a 500 Gallon Reef

LEDs on a 500 Gallon Reef

It's been 2 years now since I started the LED experiment on my 500G reef. I replaced my 3 400W Metal Halides with EcoTech Marine 8 Radion G2 pro LEDs and I have been quite satisfied with the change. No more chillers turning on in the summer, although I do have to...

Travel Log: Aqua Life 2012 – Mumbai

While visiting my family in Mumbai in May, I happened to be browsing the newspaper and saw a feature on an upcoming fish exhibition that was going to be held in Mumbai. Being the consummate fish geek I absolutely had to check it out.  I started my fish keeping hobby...

Amazing Fish and Coral Circles

Amazing Fish and Coral Circles

In the spirit of holiday decorations, here are some Amazing Fish and Coral Circles. These images are easy and fun to make. Here are some more for you to enjoy. [gallery link="file" include="7203, 7202, 7201, 7149, 7148, 7147, 7146, 7145, 7144, 7143, 7142, 7141, 7140,...

Travel Log – Buffalo and Bears

One aspect of the hobby that I enjoy just as much as the hobby itself is the travel associated with it. The road trips to see fellow hobbyist tanks and reef shops, trips to far away places in the US and even around the world. As part of these trips I often take my...

Midnight Photons – Another Hybrid Clownfish

Midnight Photons – Another Hybrid Clownfish

Some of you may be aware that I was the accidental beneficiary of an unusual paring and spawning from an Onyx percula female and a Black ocellaris male clownfish. See the details in this article. The resulting offspring were named Black Photons and have developed over...

Beware of the Broken Halide Bulbs

Beware of the Broken Halide Bulbs

Last week, on my usual visit to the Penn State tank for a routine feeding and check up, I noticed one of the corals was bleached on the top surface. Careful examination of coral showed the coral tissue on the shaded parts of the coral was fine, it was only the light...

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