Aberrant regal tang is turning heads at Abyss Aquatic Warehouse, UK

The regal blue tang is one of the perennial favorite fishes of the aquarium hobby, with many admirers loving the bold blue, black and yellow coloration which is so unlike any other reef fish. The appearance of the blue tang is so iconic that it is so much more striking and unusual to come across

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Creative PouchFeeder and FeedStones from Two Little Fishies

The PouchFeeder and FeedStones are two new creative ways to feed your fish. The new accessories are designed to be used with the various magnetic feeding tools from Two Little Fishies which already include a feeding clip, a larger feeding clip, a surface feeding ring, a grazing block holder and probably one or two others

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From the Archives: $1 Mame Nano Skimmer clone is a ghetto-fabulous DIY deal

If you missed out on Black Friday deals yesterday or feel that there wasn’t really much for you, here’s a nice deal on a DIY nano protein skimmer you can build at home. This clone of the svelte and diminutive hand made Japanese glass Mame Nano Skimmer is just as effective yet easy enough to

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Australogyra zelli, the magnificent branching moon coral

Last week we had the great fortune of returning from the Solomon Islands on a very special expedition to the Central Province, on behalf of Unique Corals, exploring for rare an unusual corals from this region of the Coral Triangle. Back in March we went to this part of the Solomon Islands on a more exploratory mission,

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Eshopps Cube sump is more turbo than nano

The Eshopps Cube Nano Refugium was announced at the beginning of this year but this weekend at Reefapalooza New York was our first opportunity to see one in action. The product shots looked really great, as they usually tend to do, but seeing the Eshopps Cube Nano Refugium fully equipped with the eshopps curve nano led

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Neptune WaV pump starting to show a concentration of innovation

The WaV pump from Neptune Systems was first unveiled at MACNA in Denver and the new device has undergone a whole lot of refinement in the intervening months. The first units to be displayed were made of a very delicate 3D printed prototyping material but the new near-production models demoed at ReefAPalooza NY are molded

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ReefBrite teases its first true LED fixture

The ReefBrite LED striplights have been some of the most popular LED strips in the aquarium hobby since their introduction nearly seven years ago. With little changes to their design besides a more powerful XHO version that packed in more LEDs per foot, we now have the first significant new fixture to the line with

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Longfin clownfish pairs now shipping from Sustainable Aquatics

The Longfin Clownfish first revealed by Sustainable Aquatics is breeding true, and finally available in enough numbers for them to be sold to the public. With a yield rate of just 10% per brood, the longfin strain is far from being fixed in the common, ocellaris clownfish, but the trait is quite exaggerated in the

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Aquarium Pump Extender by Reef Breeders is a back-up battery for Jebao pumps

The Jebao WM series propeller water pumps have blown up in popularity in the last year or two, a trend driven primarily by extremely low cost. Being that this pump by Jebao is powered by a DC motor, it is quite simple and it makes sense that someone finally created a battery back-up for it.

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The speciation, biogeography and hybridization of Zebrasoma

The family Acanthuridae boasts of charismatic, charming and iconic reef fishes that are immediately recognizable both in the field and in the trade. All eighty or so species spanning the six various genera have a single unifying trait, and that is the possession of razor sharp caudal peduncular spines. The family is diverse and well represented Read More