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.

Floating Reef System by Fauna Marin Makes Aquascaping Easy

The Floating Reef System is a new aquascaping accessory from Fauna Marin which should streamline the process of making yourself a swanky new reef scape. Pictured with example rocks the PVC frame of the Floating Reef System is specially designed…

PARwise is a New Light Sensor from ITC ReefCulture

PARwise is an intelligent new light sensor from ITC Reefculture which aims to help shed some light on what is going on in our aquariums. The new PARwise appears to share some DNA with the Seneye from ITC Reefculture’s parent company…

Exaqua Photometer Pro 3 & 6 Test Almost Everything

Exaqua is a new company specializing in the analysis of aquarium water using a combination of chemistry and technology in the form of their Exaqua Pro photometers. Exaqua appears to be targeting both fresh and saltwater aquariums with their Exaqua…

Reef Factory Smart Tester Can Test Ca, Mg, PO4 or NO3

The Smart Tester by Reef Factory is a mostly nondescript enclosure that doesn’t divulge its intended purpose but underneath that glossy smoked black window is a veritable aquarium robot. The machinery hidden within Reef Factory’s Reef Tester is designed to…

Royal Exclusiv Re-Light LED has a very ‘Euro’ Style

The Royal Exclusiv Re-Light is the first LED aquarium light fixture from the famous German manufacturer and to the best of our knowledge, this is their first aquarium light of any kind. The Re-Light by Royal Exclusiv appears to be…

Sicce Shark Pro is a Feature-Rich Internal Filter

The Sicce Shark Pro is a new modern internal filter for small and medium sized aquariums that the world learned about just a few short weeks ago. The Sicce Shark filter has been available in some form for many years…

The Beloved Dobie Pad now Available w/ Recycled Plastic

The Dobie Pad is one of the greatest ‘hacks’ of aquarium maintenance and cleaning, being a readily available at grocery and convenience stores throughout North America. What makes this unique cleaning accessory so useful is that it has a rough…

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…