The Long Island Aquarium: A Pleasant Surprise Near the Tip of the Island

If you are ever visiting NYC and have time for a day trip out on Long Island, I would highly suggest the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center out in Riverhead as an excellent family destination. The center is about…

ReefGen offering Long Island Aquarium corals, Flamboyant cuttlefish and rare captive bred fish

ReefGen was cofounded by Laura Birenbaum and Justin Credabel to produce premium aquacultured coral, invertebrates, fishes and sharks. The operation is in collaboration with Joe Yaiullo, curator of the Long Island Aquarium, probably best known for his highly respected 12-year-old,…

Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center is the new name of Atlantis Marine World

The iconic Atlantis Marine World of Long Island, NY is reinventing itself with the launch of a new hotel as the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center. After ten years of operating as the Atlantis we all know and love…

$17.5 million mansion with 15,000-gallon aquarium goes up for sale near Manhattan

A 16,000-square-foot dream home complete with a huge custom aquarium has been put up for sale in Rumson, New Jersey. Owned by real estate developer Sal Cannizzaro, the 15,000-gallon tank was custom-built in the house’s recreation room and stocked with…

One-millionth sea urchin released in Hawaiian Island waters

Teams from the Anuenue Fisheries Research Center (AFRC) have released the one-millionth juvenile native sea urchin in Kaneohe Bay on Oahu, Hawaii. Since January 2011, the AFRC has successfully spawned and raised Collector Urchins in captivity with the purpose of…

SeaWorld to build the world’s largest Aquarium in Abu Dhabi

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has announced it has reached 90% construction completion of its next-generation marine-life theme park, in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The development, which is due to open in 2023, will be built on five levels, covering 183,000…

Aquarium des Lagons in New Caledonia is a World Class Marinelife Exhibit

Public aquariums are a staple of many countries and some larger cities may even have more than one, but when we heard that the tiny island nation of New Caledonia had an aquarium we went in with very modest expectations.…

Reef Aquariums video archive reminds us of the Golden Age of reefing

YouTube can be a wonderful thing and the Brooklyn Aquarium Society – a 111-year-old fish club, has been kind enough to upload and share some of its archived speaker presentations from years gone by. Reef Aquariums Questions & Answers was…

Reef Rock 2.0 live rock lands at Advanced Aquarium Consultancy

Some latest generation Walt Smith cultured live rock has arrived at one of the UK’s top marine stores for appraisal and initial review. Not to be confused with Reef Rock 2.1, a dry man-made rock, Reef Rock 2.0 is also…

How to Cycle a Reef Aquarium Right Away – With Corals First

Forever and a day we have been schooled in how to set up and cycle an aquarium. Set it up, wet it, add bacteria, test, add fish, test again, and then eventually add corals. But here at Reef Builders we can’t help but think there’s another way to fast reef tank cycling, and that actually, people have been doing it wrong all along…