The Dark Hobby? Acan overexposure! PAR readings around the tank! Coral UV Glasses?!

Lots of random topics to cover today: a documentary by Snorkel Bob is supposed to be coming out called “The Dark Hobby”. From what I understand, it will take a very critical look at the ornamental fish aquarium trade. I share some quick initial thoughts in this video. That aside, I attempted to increase the light intensity of the Ecotech Radion XR15 G5 Pro by 1%… and that 1% was enough to really throw the Acan off it’s game. While exploring my lighting options, I finally pulled out the Apogee MQ-510 PAR Meter to grab some readings around the tank… and walked away impressed by the Radion G5’s nice spread of light. Lastly, just for fun, I slapped on the coral UV glasses and took a look around the tank!

Article mentioned in this video:
Revealed: why some corals are more colourful than others (

Tiffen Orange Filter I am using on my camera to film:

0:00 Acan coral (Micromussa) retracted from getting too much light
1:26 Reasons on why and how corals get their bright coloration
2:45 Coral UV Glasses – AquaShella Chicago throw-back!
4:22 Trying on the Coral UV Glasses!
6:08 Talking about the fish in the tank
8:17 Too many orange fish, green fish next?
9:27 Where did the Jawfish go?
11:16 About this “The Dark Hobby” documentary by Snorkel Bob…
12:59 Acan recovering after dialing the Radion XR15 G5 Pro back by 1%
13:31 Getting PAR reading around the tank via Apogee MQ-510
15:15 Ecotech Radion XR15 G5 Pro impression
16:36 Homewrecker Jr. SPS frag skin peeling (RTN?)

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