Jeremy Gay
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Jeremy Gay is an author, editor, and lifelong fishkeeper, with over twenty years in the marine aquatic sector. His experience includes retail, wholesale, publishing, distribution, marketing, manufacturing, and livestock import. He loves the biology of marine ecosystems as well as marine equipment and tech.

WAMAS donates $20,000 to the Living Coral Biobank Project

The Washington DC Area Marine Aquarist Society (WAMAS) has donated $20,000 USD to the Great Barrier Reef Legacy Living Coral Biobank Project. Based in Port Douglas, Australia, the aim of the project is to safeguard the biodiversity of all known…

Oceanic Institute of Hawaii raises Longnose Butterflyfish, Forcipiger flavissimus

The Oceanic Institute of Hawaii Pacific University has succeeded in culturing the Longnose Butterflyfish, Forcipiger flavissimus. The institute that bought us the first captive-bred population of Yellow Tangs has today released pictures of 90-day-old captive-raised F.flavissimus, breaking the 86-day record…

ReefStock Australia is a big success down under

ReefStock – the global reefing event and the biggest reefing show in Australia – was held last weekend and proved to be a huge success for all the hobbyists and vendors who attended. Situated at the Sydney showground, ReefStock attracted…

Nyos join the two-part epoxy putty party

Two-part epoxy putty needs no introduction as most of us get covered in it every weekend, but Nyos has launched its own epoxy called Reef Putty. Like other epoxy putties in the hobby, Reef Putty contains two equal parts that…

Reef S2/M Desktop Mini is the new feature-loaded nano tank from Cade

Cade showed off a new desktop mini reef system at Reefstock Australia 2022. Called the Reef S2/M it’s the smallest in the S2 range at 45x45x40cm tall, only it has one big, novel feature hidden away under that base plinth…

Sunday tank maintenance: Do you siphon or not siphon your substrate?

Maybe it’s because we’re from the land that we are so obsessed with the substrates in our aquariums. Deep sand, shallow sand, live sand, Aragonite, sugar-sized fine, coarse, chips, coral gravel, or bare bottom – we’ve done them all, and…

Great Barrier Reef records highest hard coral cover in 36 years

The Australian Institute of Marine Science has reported a 36-year coral coverage high across the Great Barrier Reef for 2021/22. The greatest coverage increases were reported in the North and Central regions of the GBR, which is in direct contrast…

Chagos Brain Coral, Ctenella chagius, rediscovered on the edge of existence 

A coral that was previously thought to be extinct has been rediscovered in the Chagos Archipelago. The Chagos Brain Coral, Ctenella chagius, is endemic to the Chagos islands in the Indian Ocean. It belongs to a monotypic genus within Meandrinidae,…

Dupla Marin Algae & Hemp will give your fish the munchies

Dupla has released what they say is the world’s first ornamental fish food to contain hemp. Dupla Marin Gel-o-drops 24 Algae & Hemp are individually packaged gel portions containing sea lettuce and 4% hemp. The hemp provides vegetable protein, amino…

Reef Aquariums video archive reminds us of the Golden Age of reefing

YouTube can be a wonderful thing and the Brooklyn Aquarium Society – a 111-year-old fish club, has been kind enough to upload and share some of its archived speaker presentations from years gone by. Reef Aquariums Questions & Answers was…