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
coral-aquarium-time-lapse Five time lapse aquarium videos that show the ‘behavior’ of corals
Radion Mounting System is a sleek new light arm from Ecotech Marine

Pictures of cool cryptic corals from the Flores Sea

When we get corals through the regular distribution channels, we are at the mercy of the coral collectors in Indonesia and the Pacific Ocean as to what corals they collect, and most often these will be known species that are sold by the hundreds every week. But when you’re diving in the heart of the Read More

This video is mandatory watching for anyone who deals with LFS

Let’s face it, there’s been a huge shift in the dynamics of the marine aquarium hobby and industry over the last ten years. For the most part the aquarist as a consumer has gotten increasingly closer to the source of the products and the livestock we seek. If you don’t believe it then just consider Read More

Five time lapse aquarium videos that show the ‘behavior’ of corals

Everyone loves a good time lapse video, whether it is of everyday scenery, passing clouds, or just some plants growing. In aquariums, the use of time lapse photography is uniquely useful in helping to show the behavior and growth of slow moving, slow growing corals, helping us to better understand the observations we see in Read More

Giant clams are even more specialized to harvest light than we thought

We all know that giant clams of the Tridacna and Hippopus genera are fast-growing molluscs which are found in shallow water reef waters where they can bask in the sunlight, harvesting energy from their symbiotic zooxanthellae. Unlike corals which have Symbiodinium zooxanthellae which live inside the cells of their hosts, in giant clams the zooxanthellae live in specialized Read More

Dendronephthya colonies can grow to massive sizes

We’ve always read that certain species of Dendronephthya soft corals can grow to massive proportions but it really took seeing a colossal one in person to appreciate what this means. While diving for the Fluval Sea Flores Expedition, we came across one particularly gigantic colony of Dendronephthya that is about half the size of a full grown Read More

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 Read More

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

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