How to Acclimate Clean Up Crew Invertebrates To Your Reef Aquarium

Innovative Marine AUQA Gadget AccuDrip Acclimator - Single Pack

Innovative Marine AUQA Gadget AccuDrip Acclimator - Single Pack

Premium Silicone Airline Tubing 13 ft (Clear) - Cobalt Aquatics

Premium Silicone Airline Tubing 13 ft (Clear) - Cobalt Aquatics

Lee`s Aquarium Specimen Container Small

Lee`s Aquarium Specimen Container Small

Marine Depot RF-200 Acclimation / Quarantine Box

Marine Depot RF-200 Acclimation / Quarantine Box

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CPR First A.I.D. Deluxe Model - Isolation / Quarantine Tank

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CPR CITR 2 In-Tank Refugium - Large (no pump)

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CPR CITR Pro In-Tank Refugium DX - Small (includes pump)

CPR CITR Pro In-Tank Refugium DX - Small (includes pump)

Reef Gently AccliMate Acclimator / Transporter Tank

Reef Gently AccliMate Acclimator / Transporter Tank

Reef Gently AccliMate XL Acclimator/Transporter Tank

Reef Gently AccliMate XL Acclimator/Transporter Tank


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Our topic today came from a viewer who requested we talk about acclimating invertebrates. It could not have came at a better time because I recently added a slew of clean up crew inverts into our tanks here at the office.

Invertebrates is a broad term that refers to a wide range of marine life and it means these animals lack a spinal column. This covers many of the more unique organisms we keep in reef tanks like corals, crabs,shrimp, snails, clams, mollusks, sponges, and anemones.

Invertebrate acclimation is critical because they are very sensitive to changes in salinity, far more than a fish. For this reason, you really want to drip acclimate your new invertebrates in order to slowly adjust the animals to match your aquariums salinity. Simply floating the bag inside your tank will only equalize the temperature and does nothing in the way of matching water chemistry beyond this.

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Need a cleanup crew? Check out https://reef-cleanup-crew.com/ which is where we got the CUC featured in this episode!