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.

The Reef Tank of Juan Gabriel Grajales

Besides sexual reproduction, the pinnacle of reef keeping is and has always been a display tank full of tank-grown stony corals and Juan Gabriel Grajales’ reef tank is a shining example thereof. We’ve seen a lot of reef aquarium displays…

Radion G6 Review – Should you Buy or Upgrade?

The Radion G6 is the newest flagship reef aquarium light from Ecotech Marine that represents the latest generation of high performance LED fixtures for the reefing hobby. The designers and engineers in Bethlehem Pennsylvania had a high bar to surpass…

Among The Reef Brings Back the Prized Mauritian Zebra Tang

The zebra tang is a fish so rare in the aquarium hobby that most reefers have never even seen one, let alone know that they exists. Although very few specimens have been imported to the aquarium hobby to begin with,…

Multicolor Cynarina is Glowing at Blue Seas Aquarium

Cynarina lacrymalis is one of the most unique of all large polyp stony corals with characteristic large vesicles which can appear translucent and exhibit a wide range of desirable colors. Some typical colors of Cynarina lacrymalis include light brown, green,…

First tank-bred ‘designer spliced’ Acropora for sale

Grafted or spliced coral varieties have become highly sort after in the Marine Aquarium hobby and to secure ownership of these unique frags carries a heavy price tag. Following two years of extensive work the team at the Coral Spawning…

Red Sea Max Nano Peninsula Gets Formal Announcement

The Red Sea Max Nano Peninsula is the newest all in one aquarium to come out of the Israel-base reef aquarium company. We first learned about the Max Nano Peninsula a couple weeks ago from a printed Red Sea catalog…

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…