Go Dive Now: Try Scuba Diving at the Denver Aquarium June 30 & 31

Aquariums and scuba diving tabbed as two of the most expensive hobbies! Well, not today my friends. This weekend, you can try scuba diving for FREE in the Go Dive Now pool on wheels, outside the Denver Aquarium. July 30 & 31 from 10am-5pm. Go Dive Now is a fun and safe way to try SCUBA diving, and

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Sphenopus exilis is a New Species of Zoanthid Unlike Any Other

Sphenopus exilis is a new species of zoanthids that goes against almost everything we thought we knew about this group of reef animals. Not only is Sphenopus solitary, but it is also a free living zoanthid which builds itself up with the sand grains that it lives in. Not to be confused with Stenopus shrimps, Sphenopus exilis is

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Syncra SDC and PSK SDC: hands on with Sicce’s next best pumps

The Syncra SDC and PSK SDC are part of the most exciting pump lineup that Sicce has ever had. Now that InterZoo is well behind us and we’ve had a chance to catch our breath, it’s time to revisit some of our favorite upcoming products for the aquarium hobby and Sicce’s new pumps are very high

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Grab a Precision Marine R36 Pro sump at a discount

We’re big fans of saving some money around the aquarium. Every dollar saved on equipment is one freed up for that choice coral or fish you’ve been eyeing, right? If you are looking for a quality sump, Precision Marine has a limited quantity of the Precision Marine R36 Pro sump on sale that have some

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Bubble Magus’ New Redesigned C1 Wave Controller

Bubble Magus has enjoyed moderate success with its Wave Controller C1, enough so that they’ve seen fit to redesign a new generation of the device. We spotted the newly overhauled Wave Controller C1 at InterZoo 2016 and were taken by how well refined the new controller appears. The next generation Wave Controller C1 has all the

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The Pink Cadillac Acro Looks Great at Any Size

The Pink Cadillac Acropora is a strain of SPS coral from Reef Raft Canada that we recently had the pleasure of seeing in person at a mature size. We’ve seen frags and pictures of this coral for many years now but we have to tell you this is one of the rare ‘limited edition’ corals

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Watch a Crown-of-Thorns starfish get annihilated by giant snail

The Australian Institute of Marine Sciences is exploring using biological controls to help keep outbreaks of the coral-eating Crown-of-Thorns Starfish (COTS) in check on the Great Barrier Reef. Sadly, COTS and cyclones are responsible for more than half of all coral cover loss on the GBR leading many to look to options to keep the

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Captive Bred Royal Grammas Coming Soon to Australia

The royal gramma is such a common and low profile fish, that news of this fish’s successful breeding may not register on the popularity radar. However if you are a fan of Gramma dejongi, or live in Australia, captive bred royal grammas being produced on a commercial scale is very exciting news indeed. Here we have

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Reeflowers Gives You Four Ways to Use Caledonia Salts

ReeFlowers is a Turkish company offering a wide range of additives for saltwater, freshwater, planted tanks, ponds and terrariums. We caught up with ReeFlowers at Interzoo 2016 to learn more about their new Caledonia line of Reef Salts. The Caledonia line includes Reef Salt, Sea Salt, Mineral Salt and Sea Water and the entire line is

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How to keep the aquarium hobby fresh and exciting

From time to time one of my friends will comment about how they find it amazing that I still seem to have the same level of excitement about my tanks and the hobby as I did when they first met me. Invariably, this leads to a discussion about why the hobby has remained fresh and

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