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.

AquaticLife Coral Cover is a Complete Strip Lighting Solution

The AquaticLife Coral Cover is a new type of light ‘fixture’ which is the LED follow up to their T5HO Hybrid light fixture. This new piece of lighting kit enables reefer to completely fill their tank with a blanket of…

Pseudanthias hangapiko, A New Anthias Species from Easter Island

Pseudanthias hangapiko is a new species of anthias from the South Pacific region of Rapa Nui, better known as Easter Island. The hangapiko anthias was discovered way back in 2017 during an expedition to explore the mesophotic reefs of Easter…

Infiniti – MRC Launches a Massive New Filter Roll

The Infiniti is a new commercial size filter roll just announced by the company formerly knowns as My Reef Creation which promises to deliver polishing of unheard of flowrates of aquarium water the likes of which we’ve never seen in…

Powertronic & Flowtronic Look to Round Out Focustronic Ecosystem

The Powertronic and Flowtronic are two predictably named products from Focustronic which will one day give the company one of the most well rounded ecosystem of reef aquarium gear. The Focustronic catalog already includes one LED light and another one…

Rare Golden Hamlet makes its Way to the Reef Builders Studio

The Golden Hamlet, Hypoplectrus gummigutta, is one of the most striking small fish of the Caribbean, and it also happens to be one of the most elusive. We have revered this fish for over twenty years and during that time…

New Research Reveals how to Breed Bigger and More Colorful Crocea Clams

Crocea clams are one of the smallest species of Tridacna, much prized in home reef aquaria since they exhibit a range of colors and patterns which can very greatly in their patterning. At their most basic the boring Tridacna crocea clams…

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,…