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.

Parazoanthus atlanticus is a new species of Yellow Polyp from the Dutch Caribbean

The biodiversity of the Dutch Caribbean has been studied for 250 years, but most records of Zoantharians don’t go much beyond the genus level or are grouped into generic catch-all species despite being common. A group of zoantharian specialists from Japan and the Netherlands has sought to change that by collecting and DNA testing new specimens as well as reexamining huge numbers of historic records and data of species collected and described from the area.

Hagen launches Fluval Flex Saltwater Aquarium Kit

Pet and aquatics company Rolf C Hagen has added a new model to its popular Flex curved aquarium series. At 32” long the Fluval Flex Saltwater Aquarium is the longest model to date, sharing the top to bottom bow front, integral filtration, and lighting of its smaller relatives, but holding double the water volume at 32.5 gallons, providing additional space for a protein skimmer and coming supplied with marine spectrum, app-controlled lighting.

The Neon Blue Eye is a Nano Rainbowfish for a Saltwater Tank

If you like to extend the limits of what is possible in reefing then let us introduce you to the Neon Blue Eye, Pseudomugil cyanodorsalis. A genus of mainly freshwater fish from Australia and New Guinea, Pseudomugil gertrudae and furcatus are the two species you’ll usually find gracing tropical planted tanks with their delicate blue eyes, double dorsals, and male fin-flaring.

Neon Yellow Elegance Coral is like a Sunset at Chernobyl

Think of LPS corals with variation in color and you might think of torch corals or chalice, but the humble Elegance Coral, Catalaphyllia jardinei, can produce some freakish variations too. Most Catalaphyllia jardinei have light brown base flesh, fluorescent green mottling on the oral disc, with mint green hues and blueish tips.

Powder Blue Tangs & Emperor Angelfish: Two Common Fish That New Reefkeepers Should Avoid

Reefkeeping is a paradox. We set up an aquarium to display all the wonderful diversity of the tropical oceans, only to be told that we can’t keep the vast majority of species in our tanks. I help out in my LFS on Saturdays and the following two species are probably the two that people ask me for and point out the most, only for me to deliver the grim news that they can’t have them. And here’s why.

Ceramics Artist Creates Best of British Reefing Design

Everyone wants a great-looking aquascape and these bespoke ceramic pieces by British artist Colin Denovan certainly caught my eye. He’s been doing stuff with art and ceramics for over twenty years but started creating his own aquarium pieces and now commissions, only recently.

AquaEl Ultra Heater Can Increase And Decrease Its Own Power Consumption

Polish equipment manufacturer AquaEl has introduced what it calls a Smart Heating System to its Ultra heater range. As well as the shatterproof chassis, overheating warning, and one-touch control, the new Ultra models come with a microprocessor controller that its makers say selects the lowest heating power necessary to maintain the set temperature of an aquarium.

D-D launch H2Ocean Dosing Formula salt

D-D The Aquarium Solution has added a second formulation to its popular H2Ocean salt brand. H2Ocean Dosing Formula is designed for reef aquariums that don’t need a salt with elevated levels because they already maintain KH and Calcium via dosing or a Calcium reactor.

New Aquaforest reactors are an evolution of the old design

Coral coloring specialists Aquaforest have added two new media reactors to their range. The AF90 and AF110 are 90 and 110 millimeters in diameter and share the same name and purpose as their predecessors, but this time they have a sleeker, more modern look, and have gone through a few design tweaks to improve maintenance and durability.