Solartronic Coming Next Month Multiaxis Gimbal Control

The Solartronic is the new name of a light fixture from Focustronic that we’ve known about for three years when it was originally revealed as the Focus 2 at InterZoo 2018. Focustronic…

NPS Leptoseris Found in Underwater Caves of the Indian Ocean

Leptoseris was once a completely overlooked group of corals in the aquarium world but recent years have seen an explosion of appreciation for these low light corals. Over the years reef builders have come to understand that these plating and encrusting…

IL Lumination Light from ‘Innovation’ Combines LED & Inductive Fluorescent Lamp

The IL Lumination is a new reef aquarium light fixture which is the first hybrid of LED and inductive fluorescent lamps that we know of. Produced by an Italian company called H.V. Innovation, the IL Lumination uses a unique and…

Glitter Face and Galaxy Gonies from Gallery Aquatica

After decades of being very challenging to keep, all of a sudden over the last few years many more reef aquarists have been able to enjoy living and growing colonies of Goniopora, the related Bernardpora, and unrelated but similar Alveopora. This…

Sicce SDC PSK 1200 Leaked by New ATB Elegance 200 Skimmer

The Sicce PSK SDC 1200 is a brand new controllable needle wheel pump that was inadvertently leaked by a new product from ATB. This Austrian skimmer company was a pioneer in conical protein skimmer designs and they have been refreshing…

Dutch Reef Rock Offers More Than Thirty Rock Shapes

Dutch Reef Rock is a new aquarium company that specializes in making artificial reef aquarium rock in a wide range of shapes and sizes for all kinds of reef tanks. Handmade artificial reef aquarium rock is nothing new and many…

GHL Teases New Doser 2.2 MAXI

The GHL Doser 2.2 Maxi is a new successor to one of the hobby’s first dosing pumps designed specifically for transporting larger volumes of fluid. The original Doser Maxi was first released nearly four years ago in late 2017 and…

Top 10 Takeaways of the SKY LED Light, a Pre-Release Review

2021 has been a very exciting year for new LED reef aquarium lights and we’re currently experiencing the most robust selection of lighting options the hobby has ever enjoyed. Last year we got new flagship lights from Ecotech Marine, Maxspect…

The Transformation of the Shining Dragon Acropora

Acropora carduus is a great reef aquarium corals that goes by many names, and has been enjoyed by reefers around the world as the fast growing ‘Red Dragon’ Acro. First introduced into the aquarium hobby as maricultured colonies from Bali…

Caribbean Corals in a Hobbyist Reef Aquarium

As huge as the reef aquarium hobby has become around the world and especially in the U.S., we find it simply astounding how collectively ignorant reefers are of corals that live right off of our shores. Caribbean stony corals consist…

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