ReefBuilders_Banner FUSION Nano 10g & 20g Premium Starter Kit from Innovative Marine Innovative Marine will soon start shipping two new sizes of their Fusion aquarium series, the 10 & 20 gallon Fusion Nano all in one aquariums with more fit and finish than has ever been offered in an aquarium of this type and size. With the Fusion series Innovative Marine really broke new ground as far
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The truth about Crabzilla

In case you missed it, there is an image circulating showing what the media have dubbed Crabzilla – a giant crab spotted lurking under the water near Kent in the UK. The image spread like wildfire and there was plenty of speculation that it was a hoax. The story first appeared on a website called Read More

Rare beaked whale washes ashore in Australia

From time to time the might ocean washes ashore rare and unusual creature and the latest one has scientists all aflutter because an extremely rare sea creature recently washed ashore  in Australia. This intriguing 10- to 13-foot creature is thought to be a beaked whale that was discovered about 100 miles north of Sydney at Redhead Read More

Aquaculture sales are up according to USDA Census of Aquaculture results

Late last month, the the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the 2013 Census of Aquaculture results and noted a 26 percent increase since the last report in 2005. The census measures the U.S. aquaculture industry in a detailed way. “The 2013 Census of Aquaculture expands on the data collected about aquaculture Read More

Rolling in the Deep in this awesome video from Papua New Guinea recently released this remarkable video shot in Papua New Guinea. While many other reefs and dive destinations in the Coral Triangle are dealing with the negative impact mankind has had on the local ecosystem, PNG is one of the “last unspoiled diving destinations left on earth,” according to the film’s description – and we Read More

Get to know some unique, free-living and “walking” corals

Disc corals have gotten incredibly popular over the last few years for their ability to have extremely brilliant colors, a single polyp & corallite which is hard to propogate, and because they are just that cool! However disc and tongue corals are not the only free-living corals on certain parts of the reef environment. Other super Read More

Three more new MACNA talks; Nick Klase on LEDs, Laura Birenbaum on cuttlefish and Justin Credabel

MACNA may be more than a month past but the density of high quality speaker presentations continues to be felt on a weekly basis with releases from BulkReefSupply every seven days. Up this week are talks from Nick Klase of BuildMyLED, and Laura Birenbaum and Justin Credabel both from ReefGen. Nick Klase has been pushing Read More

Advances in Cephalopod Science, a new book to cover their biology, ecology, cultivation and fisheries

Books are getting rarer and books on Cephalopods are especially few and far between. It’s a good thing then that the new cephalopod book of the day seems to be a huge pile of information on so many different aspects of cephalopods in general. The new book entitled Advances in Cephalopod Science: Biology, Ecology, Cultivation Read More

Friday Smorgasbord: Why fish smell, stupid human tricks, circuit pen, cold corals, nudis and more

Welcome to this addition of the Friday Smorgasbord. We have a few fun ones lined up for you today. Ever wonder what makes fish smell, well fishy? It has to do with the natural process of decay and some physiology unique to sea creatures. In order to maintain fluid balance, ocean critters like fish must Read More

Let’s talk about anything you want for the next hour

It’s Friday and the weekend is just around the corner. It’s also fall and the days are also getting shorter which signals that we are headed towards prime reefkeeping season, letting the warmth of our tanks and their powerful lights distract us from the fact that it’s about to get less than stellar for outdoor Read More

Apex User meetup at Reefapalooza later this month

Neptune Systems has been investing heavily in research and development of new products but they’ve also really been putting a lot of effort into personally reaching their users. Between the MACNA Apex users meetup, and the Apex road trip this summer, Neptune Systems is doing everything in its power to bring their community of aquarium Read More