We Can Only Dream of a Reef Tank Looking Like the Corals of Lizard Island

There’s no shortage of videos of wild ocean scenes, habitats and marinelife but these are almost exclusively of megafauna. If you want to see footage of sharks, dolphins, sea turtles or even more sharks, video hosting sites like YouTube have…

How To Glue Corals in Your Reef Tank [Video]

We don’t know what reefers would do if somehow cyanoacrylate super glue was toxic to our reef life and saltwater aquariums. Thankfully it’s not because this wonder material is one of the single most important tools we use to build…

Reef Tanks of Instagram are Beauty Magazines all over again

“Do not read beauty magazines. They will only make you feel ugly.” These iconic words appeared in the “Wear Sunscreen” address given to graduates in 1997 by Mary Schmich of the Chicago Tribune and were later popularised by Australian film…

Top Reef Tank Misconceptions -Reef Therapy Podcast Must Listen to Session #6

In this week’s episode of Reef Therapy our new global reef tank podcast we chat about top reef tank misconceptions in the reef aquarium hobby. And oh boy there are a lot of them! One of our favorite misconceptions is…

The Stony Coral Jungle Reef Tank of Evan Montgomery

Evan Montgomery has been reefing for quite a while and during his time assisting at the Reef Builders Studio he’s sharpened his reef building skills even more. We’ve featured Mr.Montgomery’s reef tank a couple times over the years but this…

Red Sea Reefer S 850 and 1000 Raise the Bar for Premium All In One Reef Tanks

The Red Sea Reefer S is a pair of new large all-in-one, reef-ready aquarium setups that show that Red Sea still has what it takes to make some of the most desirable tanks in the reef aquarium hobby. Coming in…

How to use DC Controllable Pumps in a Reef Tank [Video]

For decades all of our fresh and saltwater aquarium worked just fine with dumb, one speed AC water pumps so we still remember setting up our first ever controllable DC pump. We didn’t really understand what we would achieve with…

Giesemann’s New Galaxxy S LED Light for Massive Reef Tanks

The Galaxxy S LED is a new commercial grade light fixture from the German lighting fanatics over at Giesemann. We didn’t get a chance to catch up with them at InterZoo 2020 due to the show’s cancellation where we certainly…

Updates and Lessons Learned From Our 90 Gallon Reef Tank

As the days get shorter heading into winter we’re even more excited to come home to a bright tropical reef tank. Earlier this year we picked up a seven-year-old 90gallon reef tank and all the hard work we’ve put in…

Shedding Light on Minimum PAR Values for an LPS Reef Tank

Light is one of the most important aspects to getting a reef tank to look good, and we can admit it’s also a very sexy, and mysterious parameter that reefers love to tweak and play with. In the past when…