Common terms and acronyms used in the hobby and their definition.
Acropora Eating Flat Worm
algal turf scrubber; aquarium methodology that uses turf algae to control water quality by means of nutrient uptake by the algae.
- Synonyms: Granular Ferric Oxide
Large Polyp Stoney coral
Natural Sea Water / Natural Salt Water
photosynthetically active radiation. The radiation, or light energy, that is theoretically available to a photosynthetic organism.
a designated or separate area within the confines of an aquarium or connected to an aquarium that allows for the proliferation of small food organisms, free from constant predation by fishes or other animals.Synonyms: fuge
Rapid Tissue Necrosis
Small Polyp Stony coral