All Posts by "Ryan Gripp"

PH Box DL-100-WF, adding wireless control from Milwaukee Instruments

Milwaukee Instruments new PH Box DL-100-WF is an advanced pH data logger that includes a probe, data logger and meter all in one plus it features a cutting edge wifi chip. The chip is supplied by Texas Instruments CC3100 and has been profiled numerous times across the larger tech network and includes 802.11 b/g/n Radio, Read More

Fluval Sea EVO 12 Nano Tank will rock $159

Fluval Sea’s new EVO 12—a 12 gallon nano tank is set to be released early next year if all goes as planned. The new tank includes LED lighting that is said to be “ideal for SPS and LPS corals” and included “high output circulation pump” with an industry “integrated 3-stage flirtation” system. Not pictured is Read More

New Life Shield Medicated Foods: Ick Shield & Hex Shield

New Life Spectrum, a purveyor of fish foods has two new products Ick Shield and Hex Shield. Each of these foods actually has something hidden inside: fish medicine. The first Ick Shield does what you might expect and combats aquarium ectoparasites such as Ich, velvet disease, black ich and more and is being billed as Read More

Aqua Defender: Antibacterial foam and wipes that are fish and reef safe

Aqua Defender is said to eliminate 99.9% of bacteria that causes infections from marine and freshwater aquariums and ponds. Two years in the making and available in convenient wipes, and antibacterial foam, the stuff will protect from bacteria for up to 4 hours. The company, Crystal Clear Aquatics the guys behind Zap Cal and other Read More

DOS – new Dosing and Fluid Metering System from Neptune Systems

  DOS, a new automatic water top off device from Neptune Systems is seen in the flesh for the first time seeks to win acceptance within the great aquatics community. Top off systems became popular in early 2007 for the ease of use and chore of having to top of evaporated water for your saltwater Read More

Prime LED light from Aqua Illumination

To date we haven’t seen much from the Aqua Illumination and Ecotech Merger but that all changes now. Their first major product announcement is the Aqua Illumination Prime LED tank mounted light. The Prime is just a little bigger than the size of a hockey puck and produces incredible power for the size. Measuring at Read More

myGHL cloud based aquarium monitoring software coming in 2014

GHL, which has been making reef tank monitoring equipment for several years, has announced the general availability of myGHL. myGHL is a cloud based GHL service that connects with other GHL services and allows you to see current states, initiate actions and make adjustments to your GHL aquarium controllers according to documents leaked to us. Read More

New Patent US8646934 aquarium light strip revealed

We get several goods delivered to our respective Reef Builders’ offices located around the world. One such package caught our eye more than others. In the package from Ecoxotic was a new patent that recently got approved as officially official. The patent in question US8646934 references an aquarium light strip, which describes the abstract, as Read More

Sources: Ecotech Horticulture in the works

Ecotech Marine is gearing up for its first major hardware release of 2014. The Hanover Township based company has been laying the groundwork to expand into the horticulture industry with announcements coming for a new lighting and integration system, according to sources briefed on the plans. However, the decision has not been finalized and sources Read More

Sergeants Pet Care Products and Fritz Aquatics announce distro and royalty deal

Fritz Aquatics just scored a royalty agreement with Sergeants Pet Care Products. Sergeants if you weren’t familiar are extremely popular for their Mardel and aquarium product lines including: CopperSafe, Maracyn, Maracyn 2, MarOxy, Maracide, Maracyn+, ProtoShield, ParaShield, BacterShield, QuickCure, Crystal Clear, Clout and BioZyme. Most people didn’t realize that Fritz was manufacturing the majority of Read More