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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Blue LEDs have just been awarded the nobel prize for physics

If there’s one group of people among the general population who really love and appreciate the blue LED it is definitely reefers. A few years ago we barely used them over our reef tanks for anything more than a moonlight at $50 a watt. Today us marine, reef and coral enthusiasts are so into blue LEDs Read More

Black neon dottyback product review: a really sweet hybrid from Sea & Reef Aquaculture

This might be the first time we’ve ever had a live aquarium animal to review but seeing as the Black Neon Dottyback is an artifact of captive bred hybridization, we want to tell you why this fish has quickly become a favorite in our menagerie of aquariums. For starters, we’ve always loved the long tapering bodies Read More

New oxygen-storing synthetic crystal could allow us to breathe underwater

Researchers at the University of Southern Denmark have recently created a synthetic crystal with amazing properties of absorbing oxygen. The new “oxygen-sponge” crystal works very much like a solid form of the hemoglobin with 10 liters of the stuff able to suck out all of the oxygen from a room full of air. But it’s Read More

Innovative Marine’s new 18w Skkye LED light

Innovative Marine is fixin’ to launch their new premium line of all in one nano aquariums called the Fusion Nano, and with it they are setting out to improve the current generation of Skkye LED lights. The old Skkye LED fixtures, especially the clamp-on versions for use with the Nuvo tanks, are getting a a Read More

Sharks are surprisingly social

Sharks can have their own personalities—that is according to a new study. The Study published in the journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, is the first study to show that the water borne predators have their own personality. David Jacoby, a behavioral ecologist now at the Institute of Zoology, and his colleagues conducted the research. The Read More

Pseudanthias flavicauda sighted in tahiti, with video of its habitat

Pseudanthias flavicauda aka the yellow tailed anthias is a juicy colorful species of anthias which is rarely ever seen in the aquarium trade. First described in Fiji, Pseudanthias flavicauda was recently collected in the Coral Sea by Cairns Marine and now the species has also been documented on the other side of the Pacific Ocean in Read More

Golden grouper collected in the Philippines is extremely lucky to be alive

The fish pictured above is a super common Boenak grouper, Cephalopholis boeanak, with a one-two punch of extremely rare traits.The reason we are writing about this fish at all is that it exhibits and marked form of xanthism turning it a nearly solid yellow coloration, save for its black eye and bright orange highlighted fins. This Read More

Neat video recounts the history and beginnings of Ecotech Marine

After years of using certain marine aquarium products and seeing their ads in various aquarium publications, it’s easy to let yourself believe that some companies are mega corporations that just crank out pumps and lights in a factory. Some aquarium companies may be like that, but Ecotech Marine has been a Made in America manufacturer Read More

Spectrapure needs to rethink suction cups to hold ATO level sensors

Spectrapure is a long-established equipment company in the marine aquarium world with its LiterMeter and reverse osmosis water purifying filters being a mainstay of the aquarium hobby for over a decade. The company’s latest offering to the marine aquarium hobby is the second version of the Ultra Precise Level Controller, an auto top off device known as the Read More

The polyps of the weeping willow leather coral have gotten even longer

Earlier this year we shared with you a video of the Weeping Willow leather coral, a particular Sarcophyton species of soft coral that has been growing in aquaria since the nineties. At the beginning of the summer we began nourishing the aquarium water of this soft coral with Triton Reef Elementz and whatever this coral was missing, it Read More

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