Neptune DOS gets special pricing this weekend only

With all eyes on MACNA this weekend, Neptune is offering any the chance to save big on its Neptune DOS dosing and fluid metering system. This is a nice nod for the people who aren’t able to make it to MACNA to take advantage of deals and goodies that take place at the event. So what

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The ABCs of deepwater Chromis

The pan-oceanic genus Chromis is a ubiquitous component of any coral reef, and can be found anywhere from sun speckled coral gardens to lung compressing depths in the mesophotic twilight zone. Despite their near abrasive presence both in the field and in the aquarium trade, not much is known about the genus collectively. With increased deep water exploration,

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Deep sea exploration of the Canadian northeast Pacific Ocean

Ocean Network Canada (ONC) in Partnership with the exploration vessel Nautilus, research vessel Thomas G. Thompson, and the University of Victoria have launched a three week long expedition in the Canadian northeast Pacific Ocean. As part of the expedition the E/V Nautilus and R/V Thomas G. Thompson, will visit eight sites along the Canadian west coast, and

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NanoBox Reef Tide and Duo LED get a nice refresh

NanoBox Reef is channeling its inner spectrum with a refreshing update to the Mini Tide and Duo LED fixtures that sees them getting thinner, brighter, and much more colorful. The New NanoBox Reef Tide and Duo LEDs are a half inch thinner than last year’s model, with 2 or 4 channel wireless control, including a much quieter fan

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Smart ATO micro is the smallest optical top off device yet

The Smart ATO Micro is a new optical water level sensor and top off device in one. This new ATO is a miniature version of the Smart ATO released by Auto Aqua just about two years ago. Like the Smart ATO, the Smart ATO Micro is an optical water level sensor with the controller built right in,

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Sneak Peek: Orphek Kaspian LED Pendant

We were able to get an advance peek at the new Orphek Kaspian LED pendent geared towards larger aquariums and the public aquarium market that need higher performance. Besides a unique design, the new Orphek Kaspian is sporting a large LED multichip pushing out 120W of LED photon goodness. The signature look of the Orphek Kaspian

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Understanding Ascension: The road less traveled

Situated along the mid-Atlantic ridge, the Ascension Islands is a place oozing with mystic charm and celestial voodoo. This far flung outcrop of volcanic rock has captivated the hearts and minds of intrepid explorers alike, all with the intention of unraveling some of the Atlantic’s biggest secrets. Now Dr. Luiz Rocha and a team of scientific

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Top 5 things to see at the Birch Aquarium in San Diego

This past week we visited San Diego to give you an idea of whats to come for next year’s MACNA conference. We found lots of great local fish stores and had a wonderful tour of the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institute of Oceanography. If you wanted to check out the aquarium before MACNA and you don’t

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ReefRack from Innovative Marine is a unique way to showcase a frag collection

The ReefRack from Innovative Marine is a new accessory in the Auqa Gadget line which features three new devices to display your prized miniature coral frags. The ReefRack will come in three sizes, a ReefRack 50, a ReefRack 102 and a magnetic ReefRack 32. Once upon a time, the ‘goal’ of the marine aquarium hobby

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Australia’s newly discovered reef at Wilson’s Promontory Marine National park

As if Australia isn’t one of the luckiest continents with the largest reef in the world, a new reef has been discovered in the far south at Wilson’s Promontory Marine National park . This reef is a deep one, 300 feet deep, which is certainly to delight any deep water fish and soft coral enthusiasts. This

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