Jake Adams
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Jake Adams has been an avid marine aquarist since the mid 90s and has worked in the retail side of the marine aquarium trade for more than ten years. He has a bachelor’s degree in Marine Science and has been the managing editor of ReefBuilders.com since 2008. Jake is interested in every facet of the marine aquarium hobby from the concepts to the technology, rare fish to exotic corals, and his interests are well documented through a very prolific career of speaking to reef clubs and marine aquarium events, and writing articles for aquarium publications across the globe. His primary interest is in corals which Jake pursues in the aquarium hobby as well as diving the coral reefs of the world.

WWC True Blue Xenia is Strikingly Blue

Xenia has long held a special esteem in the reef aquarium world, once cherished for its polyp pulsing behavior, and subsequently reviled for its capacity to rapaciously grow and take over tanks with the right conditions. There’s a long history…

Montipora capitata, the Plating & Branching Bumpy Monti

Montipora capitata is a distinctive species of coral which can have a very dynamic appearance depending on where it comes from. This wide ranging Montipora species is one of the dominant stony corals of Hawaiian coral reefs where it is…

Bulk Reef Supply Acquires Controller Company Neptune Systems

Bulk Reef Supply is the largest online saltwater aquarium retailer in America, Neptune Systems is the largest manufacturer of aquarium controllers and accessories, and now these two companies are joining forces, talent and resources under a common umbrella. It’s no…

World Wide Corals 14th Anniversary live Sale

Come celebrate World Wide Corals 14th Anniversary! They are going big for this sale! Huge discounts at up to 85% OFF and over 3600 frags! ??Join them this weekend as they are going to rock Reef2Reef all weekend long! Seriously,…

Prefilters are a MUST For Any Dosing Pump Pulling ‘Live’ Water

If you’ve been reefing for anything beyond a week you already know how much marine life can grow in every area of your reef tank, and how fast it can spread. It’s for this reason that every part of all…

Pseudanthias heemstrai, the Best Images of Orangehead Anthias We’ve Ever Seen

We would say that Pseudanthias heemstrai is better known as the Orangehead Anthias but truth be told, this fish is so rarely seen let alone photographed that very few divers, naturalists or aquarists have ever even heard of this glorious…

Maxspect Nano-Tech Anaerobic Blocks are a Creative Approach to Denitrification

Nano-Tech Anaerobic Blocks are the newest addition to Maxspect’s rapidly growing catalogue of medias for treatment of aquarium water. For thirty years we’ve seen a wide range of products come to market promising to offer anaerobic denitrification by simply creating…

A Spectrum of Xanthic Eibli Angelfish from Reef Pro

The xanthic aberration of some pygmy angelfish is a mystery that has puzzled exotic saltwater aquarists for years and the rabbit hole is about to get a whole lot deeper. Recently a number of very interesting Centropyge eibli were collected from the…

2021 Reef Builders Studio Mega Tour Videos

If you’re anything like us you’re craving about as much as the reef community can put out and to answer the call this week we published over two hours of pure reef aquarium video and discussion. We’ve been hard at…

Spice Up Your Spectrum with the Gavita Pro UV LED Rail

The Gavita Pro UV LED Rail is an interesting strip light that was not designed for reef aquarium use, instead it was intended as a UV booster for indoor and hydroponic culture of cannabis plants. You  might be surprised to…