most-popular-stories Top 10 most popular stories of 2014 It’s that time of year again, not only when we recap our favorite new species of corals and fish, but also take a look back at what YOU the readers really liked the most. Through a combination of page views, comments and facebook like we’ve distilled our top ten most popular stories from the past
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New Seachem PhosBond and PhosNet set to tackle your phosphate and silicate issues

Seachem released two new products, Seachem PhosBond and Seachem PhosNet, to help rid your system of phosphates and silicates. The trusty go-to granular ferric oxide (GFO) gets a boost in both of these products with PhosBond combining GFO with aluminum oxide and PhosNet taking regular GFO up a notch with high porosity, high surface area Read More

Giant amphipods and a ghostly snailfish from the deepest parts of the ocean

In our aquariums we often like to culture a diverse culture of ‘Pods’ including amphipods, copepods and ostracods but our tanks would look wildly different if we were aiming for an authentically deep sea refugium. Take for example these giant amphipods which were collected more than four miles deep off the coast of New Zealand. Read More

LRS Frozen Food Strainer is now available for your defrosting needs

For all but those living under a rock, you would have probably heard through the preverbal grapevine of a new frozen food taking the hobby by storm. LRS Reef Frenzy is currently leading in the frozen food department, and what better time to launch a new product while at the peak of all the hype. LRS Read More

Liopropoma fasciatum makes a year end debut at Sea Dwelling Creatures

In traditional festivities, the rarest of the rare and coolest fish stories are always lurking around the year end corner waiting to make their debut. Vying for the top spot in our 2014 recap post ahead is this incredible Liopropoma fasciatum at Sea Dwelling Creatures. This is the first time we’ve ever seen this species making Read More

Top 10 most popular stories of 2014

It’s that time of year again, not only when we recap our favorite new species of corals and fish, but also take a look back at what YOU the readers really liked the most. Through a combination of page views, comments and facebook like we’ve distilled our top ten most popular stories from the past Read More

Reeftoys adjustable sump baffles allow you to DIY on the fly

ReefToys’ new adjustable baffles are a novel concept in marine aquarium husbandry which allows even the least experienced reefer to piece together a sump from a tank. You might be thinking that it’s relatively easy enough to silicone glass or acrylic sections into an aquarium to create a sump but placing the baffles is not Read More

Are Banggai cardinalfish endangered species or invasive species?

Earlier this week, the results of a 12-month finding by the National Marine Fisheries Service has concluded to propose the beloved Banggai cardinalfish as an endangered species. Together with three species of little-known stony corals, the Banggai cardinalfish, which is a staple of marine aquariums around the world, is slated to be a restricted, protected Read More

Really get to know Scleractinia with the free Coral Finder Toolkit movies

Corals can be quite difficult to identify for the uninitiated, and even certain groups can be quite challenging to differentiate from each other. We are always super motivated to find the latest and greatest new corals, either in the wild, or unique strains in aquariums, but the folks over at Coral Finder have a serious Read More

Prognathodes: more than meets the Aya

The following is a guest contribution from Joe Oliver, a resident Marine Biologist for the Curacao Sea Aquarium and Substation Curacao. The Banks Butterflyfish (Prognathodes aya) and its relative the French or Three-Banded Butterflyfish (Prognathodes guyanensis), are both striking deepwater butterflyfish that are rarely seen in the aquarium trade. Even with quite large distribution ranges from the eastern Read More

ORA’s Hector’s Goby – A Breeding First That Isn’t, But Is

Tuesday, ORA announced their latest in-house accomplishment, the successful spawning and rearing of the Hector’s Goby, Koumansetta hectori. Ask yourself, when was the last time you’ve seen a captive-bred Hector’s Goby? You haven’t. But is this a species first? ORA believes it is, and they don’t make that claim lightly. Publicly, ORA’s blog notes that “C-Quest Read More

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