koralia-3rd-generation-hydor-5 Sneak peek at Hydor’s third generation Koralia water pump The third generation Koralia pump is Hydor’s latest breed of propeller pump which really bring with them a next generation level of refinement. Any pump manufacturer can deliver incremental improvements to their newest pumps, kinda like what hydor did with the second generation Koralias, but these third generation Koralias are better, faster, quieter, stronger in so
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Sneak peek at Hydor’s third generation Koralia water pump

The third generation Koralia pump is Hydor’s latest breed of propeller pump which really bring with them a next generation level of refinement. Any pump manufacturer can deliver incremental improvements to their newest pumps, kinda like what hydor did with the second generation Koralias, but these third generation Koralias are better, faster, quieter, stronger in so Read More

the AI Prime LED looks incredible on its own, and over reef tanks

The AI Prime LED is AquaIllumination’s smallest LED light to date and it is the first new product that has been designed after the merger of AquaIllumination and Ecotech Marine, with contributions from both companies’ engineers and designers. The resulting light of this collaboration has resulted in one of the most beautiful objects of reef Read More

Bali Aquarich adds another feather to its cap with captive bred Holacanthus passer

Su Wen-Ping is a real dark horse in the industry that really deserves tremendous applaud and accolades for the work that he is doing. Owner and founder of Bali Aquarich, Mr. Su and his company are well known for supplying high quality designer clownfish to the world over. Not only are they adept in their work and Read More

Opulent Osaka part 3: Dr. Shimokobe’s deluge of deepwater treasures

We’ve arrived at our third installation of our Osaka recount and if you’re still following, then thank you, and we hope you’ve enjoyed parts 1 and 2. We visited one of our favourite aquarist in Osaka, and we’ve featured his fish and his collection here a few times before but never in its entirety as Read More

Ecotech Marine QuietDrive is a revolution in DC motor performance and silence

Ecotech Marine’s new QuietDrive is not just a new pump, or a new controller, but a completely new way to drive brushless DC motors which is going to revolutionize the way that users experience their Vortech pumps. The promise of QuietDrive means that the whole line of Vortech pumps from the newest to the oldest Read More

Opulent Osaka Part 2: Yuma Yasuda’s Odontanthias katayamai filmed and photographed in stunning HD

If you’re still reading and following on our Osaka updates, then welcome to part two of four! In our previous installation we visited Mr. Makoto Matsuoka and took a look at some of his rare butterflyfish collection. This time we’re featuring another Japanese aquarist and his fish, but instead of showcasing a wider range of Read More

There’s something fishy with some of the Clown Tangs of the Seychelles

Part of the excitement about being a fancier of marine life is the ability to follow leads of curiosity, no matter how improbable the odds of success in finding something meaningful, even when you don’t really know what you are looking for. Recently we stumbled upon one grainy picture of an exceptional clown tang from Read More

A reef tank is not a piece of a natural reef

I have to chuckle when I hear someone say that their reef tank looks just like a reef in the ocean, or that their tank is like a small piece of the reef. It may sound like sacrilege to fellow reefers, but despite how much we want to believe this illusion, or how good our tanks look, or even Read More

Reef Builders Editor’s Choice: 10 best new products of 2014

Every year we have been doing this reef aquarium blogging gig, we’ve looked out for the best and most innovative new products to be announced around the world. Hundreds of new aquarium products are introduced every year and the competition for the Editor’s Choice Award gets more fierce every year but more than any other year, Read More

National Marine Fisheries Service requests Comments from public to ascertain a potential 4(d) ruling on threatened corals

Uh oh. It looks like someone is doing their job at the National Marine Fisheries Service. Do you remember the 20 species of corals that were listed as threatened in 2014? The agency stated today: “We are now considering whether there are protective regulations that are necessary and advisable for the conservation of these 20 Read More

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