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.

Why 2022 has been the year of the Indonesian Torch Coral

Visit your local reef store this weekend and we can guarantee that several of the conversations you will overhear will be about Euphyllia glabrescens, the Torch Coral. Torches have always been popular because of their flowing tentacles and movement, but…

Controller + brings Wi-Fi capability to Octo Pulse pumps 

Reef Octopus is soon to launch a Wi-Fi wave controller for its Pulse range of DC pumps. Named the Octo Pulse+ Wi-Fi Controller, the new electrical box will connect to up to two separate Pulse pumps, enable scheduled changes to…

Thor and Thor X are MicMol’s mythology-inspired lighting fixtures 

Lighting manufacturer MicMol has come up with two new iterations of its G4 Aqua Mini and Aqua Pro Series lights, the Thor, and Thor X. The Thor is a 60-watt fan-cooled compact and slimline light fixture made from a single…

Awesome Fish Spotlight: Freckle Face Tang 

If you’re in the market for a show-stopping surgeonfish that won’t cost the earth, look no further than the Freckle Face Tang, Acanthurus maculiceps. Also known as the Spot Face Surgeon or White Freckled Surgeonfish, A.maculiceps is native to the…

Aperture partners with Florida Aquarium to help fund conservation projects

The parent company of BRS, Neptune, EcoTech, and AI has created a conservation initiative called Aperture Circle. The initiative is committed to the sustainability and conservation of marine and wildlife and will partner with research institutions, foundations, charities, and other…

Dosetronic DC is an entry-level doser from Focustronic

Focustronic is to release a new entry-level doser called the Dosetronic DC. Like the Dosetronic before it, the new unit will consist of five dosing channels and will be able to work in conjunction with Alkatronic and Mastertronic to make…

Coral-covered reefs mean starvation for parrotfish

The good folks over at Coral Sea Foundation have uncovered an interesting paper on parrotfish that challenges the existing norms on their role on the reef. Until now, Parrotfishes (Family Scaridae) were thought to be herbivores that eat algae and…

Panta Rhei’s Hydro Tube is a next-level closed-loop pump

It’s been a year and a half since we saw the first pictures of Panta Rhei’s latest pump and now we can finally tell you its name and go through its specifications. Named the Hydro Tube, this brand-new DC pump…

Stony coral ID guide launched at CITES CoP 19

A guide named “Identification of CITES-listed live stony corals in the aquarium trade” has been formally launched at the CITES CoP 19 meeting in Panama. The guide is the product of a research project led by the Centre for Environment,…

Save up to 30% at Premium Aquatics Black Friday Sale

Black Friday is the biggest day in any reefer’s calendar but Premium Aquatics has knocked it out of the park with over 30 huge reductions on major equipment and supplement brands as well as 20% off everything else, in their…