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.

New ‘Chainlink’ Maroon Clownfish Discovered in Papua New Guinea

The Chainlink Maroon Clownfish is a new aberrant individual of Premnas biaculeatus that was just collected in Papua New Guinea by Golden Ocean. While the discovery of the Chainlink Maroon Clownfish is an awesome surprise, it’s less of a shocker to…

10 of our Favorite Acropora Colonies at Top Shelf Aquatics [Video]

These are challenging times for SPS enthusiast looking for representations of larger corals that are approaching a somewhat mature size, and it gets even harder if you want to see corals in more natural, balanced daylight spectrum to bring out…

Plesiastrea peroni Newly Resurrected Species of Stony Coral

Plesiastrea is a little species of stony coral which is often confused for Cyphastrea and rarely recognized for being a unique coral in the aquarium hobby. This genus has sported just one species, P. versipora, for many decades but a recent research…

Kelvin Spectrum Slider Appears in Mobius Control App

One of the absolute most important things we love in most LED lights is the ability to have fine granular control over the light spectrum by manipulating different color channels. We don’t need to fine tune the lighting color over…

Reef Therapy Session with Steve Weast A.K.A. OregonReef

Steve Weast is an aquarist with an outsized influence on the reef aquarium hobby and even if you don’t know who he is, chances are that he he inspired someone that you do know. Despite having only shared one example…

Red Sea ReefMat Review – The Best Auto Filter Roll to Date

The Red Sea ReefMat Review is one of the easiest reviews we’ve ever done and in a way we’ve been working up to this moment for the better part of a decade. It’s no secret that we have been massive…

Reef Delete Review – Sound in Concept but Not in Practice

Ultraviolet light is a form of high energy radiation which has a number of uses in our daily lives as well as our aquariums. The C-band of UV light is used to sterilize food and medical equipment and we use…

Maxspect Coral Pruner is Ideal for Thick SPS Skeletons

The first time we saw the Maxspect Coral Pruner we thought we’d hardly every have a chance to use it but lately they’ve been proving themselves very useful. The size of the blades of this aquarium-suitable pair of pruning shears…

Red Sea Sump Modification Kit is the Ultimate Silicone Cutting Tool

The Red Sea Sump Modification kit is a very useful accessory for removing glass partitions that are siliconed together. Consisting of not much more than a box cutter with a very thin metal ‘blade’, the Sump-Mod tool is intended primarily for…

Black & White Moorish Idol Discovered by RVS Fishworld

It’s astounding how one little tweak of color or just a small change to the pattern of iconic reef fish can give them a remarkable new appearance. The latest glitch in the coral reef fish matrix is a black and…