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.

Reef-Pro 600 is D-D’s smallest systemized aquarium yet

D-D The Aquarium Solution has added a new smaller model to its Reef-Pro aquarium range. At 600x600x460mm/23.6”x23.6”x18.1” high it offers a large footprint for aquascaping while still being shallow enough for most people to reach into and maintain. Made from…

Geo’s L-shaped sump is fully loaded and ready to reef

We readily admit to having acrylic sump envy but some of them lack at least one feature we class as essential in a reef sump. Hands down acrylic sumps win in the looks department but if they can’t accommodate a…

Getting to grips with reef cement

We’ve been out aquascaping this week and have created a dry reef scape in a 7x2x2′ hole-in-the-wall tank. The owner of the seven-footer wanted four stand-alone bombies that would allow good all round water flow and be viewable from both…

VorTech Flow Director is a dual-purpose 3D-printed device

Distributor Xodis and 3D printer Aqua Print have teamed up to produce an aftermarket nozzle for the EcoTech VorTech MP40 propellor pump. The unique design of the VorTech pumps provides some of the broadest flow patterns available, although a small…

UP4000e is Aquabee’s smallest production DC return pump

Aquabee Aquarientechnik has revealed images of its smallest DC return pump to date, the UP4000e. Like the larger UP8000e, 11000e, and 12000e models, this new model will be 24V DC and is named after its maximum flow rate of 4000lph.…

Desktop Series offer stripped-down AIO nano tanks from Red Sea

Red Sea has released a new line of nano aquariums called the Desktop Series. They are in effect the Max Nano Cube and Peninsula All-In-One tanks we know and love, only they’ve been stripped of all their equipment and are…

Reef Factory tease Smart Roller filter 

Reef Factory has released a photo and information about its up-and-coming fleece filter launch, Smart Roller. The device can hang on a sump or stand on extendable legs and comes with a 40-meter roll, which the company estimates will last…

Study sustainable harvesting of reef fishes for Ph.D

The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association (OATA,) is supporting two research projects that will examine how wild-collected ornamental fish can be caught sustainably and how the industry can contribute to conservation in source countries. Both projects are being run in collaboration…

Quality Marine’s Citron gobies come in several funky flavors

Citron gobies come in many colors from lemon to mustard yellow, brown to black, but these specimens from Quality Marine are definitely in the in-between category. Gobiodon citrinus are widespread in nature, inhabiting reefs off Africa, Asia, and Oceania, and…

TMC closes Bristol facility after 18 years

Tropical Marine Centre has closed one of its three British wholesale livestock branches. The TMC Bristol facility had served the South West of England and Wales for nearly twenty years and was instrumental in the company’s growth when they also…