The Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast

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By: Jeff Hesketh: Saltwater Aquarium Enthusiast and Author

Jeff Hesketh from Saltwater Aquarium Radio and Mad Hatter's Reef covers everything you need to know about saltwater aquariums in this podcast. Every episode is focused on sharing new techniques, related topics, stories, and strategies that will help you become a better saltwater aquarium hobbyist. So you can make the most of your time and money spent keeping saltwater aquariums. We will take an in-depth look at the latest strategies and products available to hobbyists. It doesn't matter if you are just setting up your first saltwater tank or you have been in the hobby for years, we have something...

Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 124: Bottom Dwelling Saltwater Fish
Last Monday at 10:00 AM

SAR Podcast Episode: 124 Show Notes In this episode of Saltwater Aquarium Radio I talk about some updates on the studio, I cover my top 10 bottom dwelling saltwater fish and answer a question on [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 123: It’s Time for a Change
04/05/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 123 Show Notes In this episode of Saltwater Aquarium Radio I share a very big change that is going to be taking place in my life and I want to bring you [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 122: Top 10 Must Have Nano Reef Tank Items
03/29/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 122 Show Notes In this episode of Saltwater Aquarium Radio we answer some questions on my YouTube channel. I share my top 10 must have items for a nano reef tank and [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 121: Clean up Crew Stocking Plan for Your Reef Tank
03/22/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 121 Show Notes In this episode of Saltwater Aquarium Radio we talk about How I would go about stocking a clean up crew for a 32 gallon reef tank. I give my [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 120: Stunning LPS Corals
03/15/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 120 Show Notes In this episode of Saltwater Aquarium Radio we talk about getting back into culturing live foods again. I give my top 5 most stunning LPS corals and we answer [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 119: Reef Tank Supplements and Rossmont Going Out of Business
03/08/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 119 Show Notes In this episode of Saltwater Aquarium Radio we talk about a Rossmont Tech the creator of powerhead, return pumps and skimmers going out of business. I give my top [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 118: Palytoxin Exposure and Captive Bred Saltwater Fish
03/01/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 118 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about a recent death of a Texas man due to Palytoxin exposure. I also give my Top 10 [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 117: Corals Beat The Heat and Pico Fish and Inverts
02/22/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 117 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about Coral’s susceptibility to bleaching varies with geography. I also give my Top 10 Pico Reef Tank fish [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 116: Beneficial Bacteria for Reef Tanks
02/15/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 116 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about Benifical bacteria for new and established reef tanks. I also give my Top 10 most stunning invertebrates. [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 115: My Favorite Pico Reef Tank Corals
02/08/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 115 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about filter socks, filter trays and automatic filter rollers. I also give my Top corals for a pico [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 114: Yellow Tang Hits All Time High!
02/01/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 114 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about The cost of yellow tangs going sky high due to Hawaii completely banning the collection of ornamental fish. I also [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 113: Everything Zoanthids
01/25/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 113 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about my experiences with zonathid care and dealing with zoanthid eating pests. I also give my Top 10 [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 112: Nano Reef Tank Equipment
01/18/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 112 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I give an update on my nano reef tank and talk about some essential equipment. Lastly, we take on LED [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 111: First Wild Reef discovered in 120 Years!
01/11/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 111 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about Scientists who have found a towering coral reef just north of Australia. This is the first reef discovered in [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 110: 5 Must Have Items for Setting Up a Pico Reef Tank
01/04/2021

SAR Podcast Episode: 110 Show Notes 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 [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 109: Best of Saltwater Aquarium Radio 2020
12/28/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 109 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I give you my favorite episodes of the saltwater aquarium radio podcast for 2020. Lastly, we take on fixing a [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 108: Pico Reef Tanks And The Corals That Love Them
12/21/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 108 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I share an update with my pico reef tank and give some tips on maintaining fish corals and invertebrates. I [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 107: 5 Items for Dealing with Dinoflagellates
12/14/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 107 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about a recent breakthrough with Marine Fish Breeding. We also take a look at a few items that [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 106: Everything Protein Skimmer
12/07/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 106 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about protein skimmers and my view on their role in a reef tank. We also take a look [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 105: Aquacultured Saltwater Fish
11/30/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 105 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about five gift ideas for that reef tank hobbyist in your life. We also take a look at [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 104: Attach of the Pyramid Snails!
11/23/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 104 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about the dreadful pest, pyramid snails, and how to overcome them. We also take a look at how [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 103: CO2 and A Reef Tanks PH levels
11/16/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 103 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about CO2 and what it can do to a reef tanks PH, and how to overcome it. We [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 102: Are Designer Clownfish Ethical?
11/09/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 102 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I ask the question if designer clownfish are ethical. We also take a look at the top 10 tangs for [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 101: Aquarium Controller Monopoly?
11/02/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 101 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about a recent development with one aquarium controller company’s attempt to monopolize the market and cover the top [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 100: Not So Budget-Friendly Saltwater Fish
10/26/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 100 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about a recent video in regards to the top 10 reef tank Youtubers and cover the top 10 [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 099: Frag Tank Design and Budget-Friendly Saltwater Fish
10/19/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 099 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about a recent video in regards to frag tank design and cover the top 10 budget-friendly saltwater fish [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 098: The Triton Method with Thomas Cook
10/12/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 098 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk with Thomas Cook of Gaia Live about the Triton Method. Thomas runs an aquarium service business (Gaia Live) [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 097: Ways of Wasting Money with your Reef Tank
10/05/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 097 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about a few topics surrounding TDS and how to test for it in regards to your RO/DI filter. [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 096: Top 10 Not So Reef Safe Saltwater Fish
09/28/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 096 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about a few topics surrounding a new powerhead released for nano reef tanks. I have a new top [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 095: Top 10 Most Inexpensive Saltwater Fish
09/21/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 095 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about a few more topics surrounding Aiptasia. I have a new top 10 saltwater fish and it’s going [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 094: Saltwater Aquarium Cost
09/14/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 094 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about a few ways to get rid of Aiptasia. I also take a look at the total cost [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 093: 10 Products for Better Reef Tank Maintenance
09/07/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 093 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, I talk about the big news from Biota Aquariums surrounding saltwater fish and the top 10 products for better reef [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 092: Reef Safe vs. Not Reef Safe
08/31/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 092 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, in this episode, I talk about reef safe vs. not reef safe and the top 10 ways to waste money [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 091: Saltwater Fish Cost and The Wish List
08/24/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 091 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, in this episode, I talk about the increase of cost when it comes to saltwater fish and I also take [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 090: Plumbing and Must Have Invertebrates
08/17/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 090 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, in this episode, I talk about plumbing my new aquarium and take a look at some of the best invertebrates [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 089: Fish Aggression and My LFS Shuts Down
08/10/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 089 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, in this episode, I talk about my LFS (local fish store) shutting down. I also give my top 10 ways [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 088: 5 Items For Reef Tank Automation
08/03/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 088 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, in this episode, I talk about 5 items for reef tank automation and if there is a way to avoid [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 087: Stay Cool and Keep on Reefing
07/27/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 087 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, in this episode, I talk about moving my 220 gallon reef tank and 5 ways to keep your reef tank [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 086: Reef Tank Take Down and Coral Conservation
07/20/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 086 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, in this episode, I talk about taking down my 220 gallon reef tank and a new youtube channel I found [...]

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Saltwater Aquarium Radio Podcast 085: Moving Forward On A Long Awaited Project
07/13/2020

SAR Podcast Episode: 085 Show Notes In this session of the Saltwater Aquarium Radio podcast, in this episode, I talk about starting my new long waited reef tank build. I also give you the top [...]

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