Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 110: 5 Must Have Items for Setting Up a Pico Reef Tank

SAR Podcast Episode: 110 Show Notes

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In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about TDS and what it actually is, and how to avoid adding it to your reef tank. I also run down the Top 5 items I used for my pico reef tank Build. Lastly, we take on setting up a saltwater tank in the question of the week.

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TDS Items mentioned in this Episode:

Water Testing Total Dissolved Solids Drinking Water Quality (article)

What is TDS (article)

Bottled Water Everywhere: Keeping it Safe (article)

ZeroWater Filter (video)

AutoAqua Digital Inline TDS Meter – Titanium One:

5-Stage Reverse Osmosis and Deionization Filter:

Top 5 Items Needed for a Pico Reef:

Anchor Hocking 2 gallon glass jar:

5W Mini Submersible Water Pump:

15W Mini Betta Heater for Aquariums:

Aqueon Mini Heater for Aquariums 5W:

Kessil Tuna Blue A80 LED Light KSA80-TB:

Digital Aquarium Thermometer:

PicoPro LED Light:

Setting Up a Saltwater Aquarium video:

Saltwater Aquarium Setup series (YT playlist)

The New Marine Aquarium (book)

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In this video, we take a look at the top 10 gift ideas for that reef tank hobbyist in your life. Video links are only visible on our website.

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Intro Music by DJ Quads