Most of the equipment and supplies used for a reef tank are purchased at a local fish store (LFS) or an online aquarium supply store. But what about shopping at a grocery store or hardware store? Yes, these types of stores stock plenty of handy household items for a reef tank. Here are some products you should consider having on your shopping list.
#1 Turkey Baster
A turkey baster is great for feeding fish. I put frozen food in a cup with tank water, stir it up with a turkey baster and then squirt it into the tank. A turkey baster can also be used to blow detritus off of rocks and into the water column, where it can be removed via mechanical filtration. Accumulating detritus can MORE