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.

Reefi Uno 2.0 Gives Craft LED Light a Second Edition

The Reefi Uno 2.0 is the newest light from the ‘craft’ LED light manufacturer out of Washington which follows on the success of their Reefi Uno we learned about last year. Their Uno and Duo LEDs turned a lot of…

Hands-On with the All New Radion G6 Pro and G6 Blue

Ecotech Marine just officially announced their sixth generation of Radion LED lights, the all new Radion G6 available Pro and Blue models with tweaked spectrum and finely tuned spread. On the surface it’s hard to see as many physical changes…

Filtertronic Expected Release Date in Third Quarter or 2022

The Filtertronic is one of the newest automatic filter roll coming soon to the aquarium hobby from the automation specialists at Focustronic. We first heard of this new automatic filter roll in fall of 2020 and it appears that we…

Unscripted Aquarium Clarifier Reduces Cloudiness Using Electricity

Unscripted Aquarium is a new company that is offering a device for clarifying aquarium water unlike any we have seen before. Like so many other new and unproven aquarium technologies the Unscripted Aquarium was planning to launch on Kickstarter for…

Freshwater Tanks Deserve High Tech Features Too! [Video]

Freshwater fish tanks are an important part of the broader aquarium hobby with an estimated ten times as many freshwater aquariums as reef tanks around the world. Most of us started out in the aquarium hobby by keeping goldfish, tetras,…

Radion G6 Pro & Blue Coming Soon from Ecotech Marine

The Radion G6 is the newest bleeding edge, flagship LED reef aquarium light from Ecotech Marine which will be formally announced early next week. It’s only been a scant two years since Ecotech Marine raised the bar for performance, efficiency,…

The Rainbow Splice Acro is all Grown Up! [Video]

It’s been just over three years since Reef Raft Canada first introduced the spectacular Rainbow Splice Millepora Acro to the aquarium world and it quickly shot up to become one of the most desirable strains among coral stick collectors. The…

Coral Finder 2022, the Annual Revision of the Best ID Guide

Coral Identification can be a tricky undertaking but one tool has risen to the top to help make sense of polyps and corallites, Russel Kelley’s Coral Finder guide. Now in its fifth edition and second annual revision, this 2022 edition…

The Kitchen Sink Reef Tank is a Tour of Coral Diversity [Video]

We’ve always said that a reef tank should be more than the sum of its parts and that you don’t need any spectacular corals to have a spectacular reef tank. A perfect case study in this aspect of reefing philosophy is…

How to Achieve the Best Coral Coloration [Podcast]

If there’s one single topic that beginner to intermediate reef builders most want to know about it’s how to have the most colorful corals possible. The subject of coral coloration is a delicate and challenging topic that we’ve been asked…