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.

Another needle-wheel skimmer hits the streets, Warner Marine joins the fray

Well it seems that Warner Marine is no longer content simply to provide pharmaceutical grade additives for your reef tank as they dived head first into the equipment business with dozens of new protein skimmers. Although the many different models…

Alka-Reef+ and Calci-Reef+: Prodibio has a unique new way to dose calcium and buffer

Prodibio has announced new calcium and buffer additives which are similar to a two-part solution but which are packaged in vials. After years of dosing either a liquid or powdered calcium or buffer additive, it is refreshing to see some innovation…

First three Maxi Jet Utility pumps reviewed and tested

The new Maxi Jet Utilty line of versatile pumps from Aquarium Systems have been tested and reviewed with pretty good marks. I put the pumps under a series of tests and ran them on a few different systems to see…

Fish from Papua New Guinea (PNG) begin to trickle into the aquarium trade

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is home to the highest reef and marine biodiversity on the planet. After a few years of development and training, the first collection facility in Papua New Guinea has begun shipping to aquarium fish suppliers in…

New Species of Tridacna clam discovered from the Red Sea

A new species of Tridacna giant clam has been discovered in the Red Sea. Formerly believed to be a variant of Tridacna maxima, the newly described T. costata is now considered to be under serious threat of extinction. The new…