best-of-interzoo-2014-b The new InterZoo products we expect to see at MACNA Writing about the release of the Radion Mounting System got us to thinking about all the new products we reported on at InterZoo which American reefers will see for the first time at MACNA. While it may be four months after their initial release, many of the products debuted at InterZoo 2014 are one-offs and
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Skimz intros new space-saving dosing storage containers

Storing anything is a challenge with the limited storage space many of us have around our aquariums and for those of us that utilize a dosing regimen, the new Skimz DB4 dosing liquid storage containers are worth a look. The Skimz DB4 uses a space-saving design in a rectangular storage case. The Skimz DB4 features Read More

Great results feeding Doc’s Eco Eggs Brew to corals

Doctor Eco Systems is a relatively new,  self styled group with a focus on providing low cost, high quality, food stuffs for your marine aquaria.  I have met with the group several times at various shows around the country and have been impressed by their philosophy of local sourcing key ingredients in their products and Read More

Goldfish have been hacked to battle in Street Fighter

There’s a lot of cool things you can do with aquarium fish, you can teach them to play soccer, they can be trained to drive a remote controlled car, but playing video games has been beyond our fishy friends, until now.  Right this instant, on Twitch, you can watch Robert the Bruce play against Aquarius in Read More

Reef Generation St. Martins aims to crowdfund artificial reef

The Reef Generation St. Martins project is an Indiegogo crowdfunding project whose aim is to build an artificial coral reef off the coast of St. Martin’s Grand Case to grow coral for reef restoration and develop educational programs. This project will be unique as the project’s team includes a diverse mix of reef experts with the capability and Read More

CNC Reef is making a unibody Vega LED retrofit kit

CNC Reef is a company that’s been milling various LED heatsinks for different applications and recently it’s turned its attention at rehoming the leftover guts of some great lights that still work very well. The first light to get the unibody heatsink treatment is the still very capable AquaIllumination Vega LED. The Vega LED is Read More

New Patent US8646934 aquarium light strip revealed

We get several goods delivered to our respective Reef Builders’ offices located around the world. One such package caught our eye more than others. In the package from Ecoxotic was a new patent that recently got approved as officially official. The patent in question US8646934 references an aquarium light strip, which describes the abstract, as Read More

Tunze NanoStream 6020 pump hands-on and first impressions

We just received one of the first runs of the highly anticipated Tunze NanoStream 6020 pumps. After seeing them at Interzoo we were eager to get our hands on one. The 6020 and 6040 are new to the Tunze NanoStream lineup and bring a new flow pattern to the market. Unlike normal powerheads that have a Read More

Who knew Chris Turnier is so talented at painting and carving aquarium fish?

The aquarium hobby is blessed with talented painters like Kaitlyn Cameron and Nate Wilson but the big surprise today is that one of our pioneering aquarists is also gifted with the brush, and the chisel. Chris Turnier who has paid his aquarium dues in Tonga collecting corals, in L.A. kicking off the whole concept of WYSIWYG Read More

The new InterZoo products we expect to see at MACNA

Writing about the release of the Radion Mounting System got us to thinking about all the new products we reported on at InterZoo which American reefers will see for the first time at MACNA. While it may be four months after their initial release, many of the products debuted at InterZoo 2014 are one-offs and Read More

Radion Mounting System now shipping

The Radion Mounting System is the first placement solution from Ecotech Marine which attaches directly to the aquarium. The first option Ecotech released for mounting the Radion LED light was the rail hanging kit but the Radion Mounting System (RMS) will have much broader appeal with a range of options for elegantly fixing the Radion Read More

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