Take a good look at this scribbled pattern of this Tiger Devil Clam

It’s been a minute since we harped on our continued infatuation with the fascinating Devil Clam, so this weekend we swung by one of our favorite Southern California LFS to see a pattern of Tridacna mbalavuana we haven’t seen before. Ali of Amazing Aquariums and Reefs is known as a connoisseur of rare and exotic marine

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Hybrid spawning of Rhinopias captured on video

Most of the time that we report on hybrid marine and reef fish, it is usually about a particular specimen which shows the traits of both parents, as a result of a crossbreeding. In this case we have a splendid video of the illustrious Rhinopias scorpionfish from two species getting its jungle fever on. This pair

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A look inside the promising Aqua Sanrise LED

Sanrise is a newcomer to the aquarium lighting scene but their flagship Aqua Sanrise fixture is getting a lot of attention lately. It doesn’t hurt that this fixture looks really great on its own, with both onboard and wireless control capabilities. The real driver behind the Aqua Sanrise’s early success was seeing it over all

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Fairy Wrasses: The scottorum group

Moving away from the first major Cirrhilabrus clade, we explore the various species groups that differ by having larger and longer pelvic fins. The scottorum group is a small conglomeration of two confirmed species, one of which is highly polychromatic throughout its range, with the potential of harboring at least one cryptic member liable for Read More

Full Tank Shots of S.E.A. Aquarium’s incredible public reef display

There are reef tanks, there are Tank of the Months, and then there are masterpieces in progress. The large reef display at S.E.A. Aquarium in Sentosa Singapore falls squarely in the latter category, and it firmly leads the pack, especially in the public aquarium space. We remember seeing this tank two years ago, and lamenting how

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AquaEl Sphere and Luna Aquariums are primed for creative displays

AquaEl has a new line of all in one aquariums whose unique geometry is amorphous compared to the very boxy aquariums that we are used to. The AquaEl Sphere and Luna aquariums are solid glass tanks with built in filtration and waterproof LED lighting that are sure to make great little AIOs for the freshwater

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New GoPro Sidekick underwater LED light from Light & Motion

The Light & Motion Sidekick is a new accessory for GoPro cameras that is fully waterproof and submersible. There are many ways to add more lighting to your GoPro videos (and photos) but the Sidekick is the first accessory of its kind that sticks to the general form factor of the GoPro, and really doesn’t

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Skimz Monzter Mini Calcium Reactor is compact and streamlined

The Skimz Monzter Mini Calcium Reactor is small on size, but big on features and quite noticeably different from what we have seen before. It’s been quite a while since we’ve seen a truly novel calcium reactor design, and Skimz of Singapore is delivering more than a few innovations to this workhorse device of the reef

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The Water Change Conundrum

We all have a friend in the hobby or know someone who constantly brags about how he or she has never done a water change and their tank is perfect. The corals are growing and colorful, the fish vibrant and active and all seems right in this tank. To add insult to injury, he also says

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Best of the Aquarama 2015 discus competition

With Aquarama being one of the best places in the world to see the most exquisite freshwater fish of all kinds, you know we can’t go all the way to Singapore and not give the freshies a little bit of love. The betta fish competition might be the most expansive display at Aquarama, that doesn’t

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