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.

BYOGuides’ Coral Finder Rolls Into its 2021 Edition

Coral identification could be one of the biggest challenges to new aquarists but even veterans struggle to properly identify coral to the proper genus and species. Russell Kelley’s Coral Finder has been one of the best tools to identify a…

CoralVue Hydros Wifi Wireless Feeder is only $35!

The CoralVue Hydros Wireless Feeder is a new aquarium tool that delivers both convenience and a very attractive price. This wirelessly connected feeder is part of the Hydros ecosystem of connected aquarium devices and accessories but compared to the next…

Reef Therapy Session #2 – Discussing the new Red Sea Reefer S and AIO Tanks

We were really taken by surprise at the overwhelming response we’ve received on the new Reef Therapy podcast discussion that we kicked off a few weeks ago. Initially we just wanted to create a format where Mark and I could…

Xanthotis X Griffis Angelfish Hybrid – Bali Aquarich Creates Another ‘Impossible’ Cross

The yellow-ear and griffis angelfish are two species of Apolemichthys that don’t get much love with the fish fanciers but a new captive breeding first is sure to turn things around. Yet again Bali Aquarich has captive bred an exciting new…

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…

Chaetomorpha Strains are Much More Different Than We Ever Knew

Chaetomorpha is a genus of macro algae that almost every modern reefer will be familiar with, but there’s still a lot we don’t know about the thin wiry green algae. Whether you call it ‘chee-to’, ‘chay-to’ or the more universally accepted pronunciation…

Sicce Announces Upgrade Program for Rossmont Owners

It was with a heavy heart last month that we reported on the sudden and unexpected closure of Rossmont, a manufacturer of high quality propeller pumps and return pumps. The Rossmont pumps were backed by a reasonable product warranty but…

Four Very Rare & Unique Specimens from RVS Fishworld

Normally when we share exciting fish from RVS Fishworld we’re content to feature one specimen at a time but this week we have four unique specimens to tell you about. Three of these are fish we have featured before but…

Ceda Skimmer Feature Unique Designs from Korea

Ceda Skimmer is an interesting protein skimmer manufacturer from a country that we don’t hear nearly enough about in the aquarium world, Korea. Ceda makes a truly wide range of protein skimmer models that all seem to share the same…

Reef Therapy Sessions – Real Live Rock and the Kessil A500X

It’s official, with the massive success of last week’s pilot episode of Reef Therapy it’s clear that the reef aquarium community has been longing for an uninterrupted lengthy discussion format like this. Together with our old friend Mark van der…