Jeremy Gay
Jeremy Gay

Senior Editor

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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.

Aquael Ultra Slim BT is one LED Aquarium Light for All 

This week we got to try out the latest LED light fixture from Polish equipment manufacturer Aquael. The Ultra Slim BT is a modern LED luminaire that is slimline and app-controlled, the BT stands for Bluetooth, and the phone app…

Mature Filter Media is Still the Quickest Way to Avoid the Ugly Phase

Cycling, and dealing with Diatoms, Dinoflagellates, and Cyanobacteria are the biggest setbacks for the new reefkeeper but they can be avoided. Bottled bacteria have their place and live rock and live sand their pros and cons, but the quickest, easiest,…

Russell Kelley’s Octocoral Finder will be the Ultimate Guide to Soft Coral ID

A few things on our wishlist have happened lately, and the news that Coral Finder Author Russell Kelley is working on a guide to Soft Corals is music to our ears. Named the Octocoral Finder, the new book will be…

Nyos launch Opus G2 200 and 250 Compact Reef Aquariums

Nyos has added two new smaller models to its modern-looking Opus G2 aquarium range. Opus G2 200 is a compact cube tank at 55x55x55cm/22″x22″x22″ while the G2 250 bridges the gap between the 200 and 300 models, at a squat…

Trident NP Nitrate and Phosphate Tester is Now Available

Apex users the world over will be rejoicing right now at the release of the Trident NP automatic Nitrate and Phosphate tester. First teased in April 2024, Neptune Systems did what we all hoped for and produced a Trident unit…

Who won in the Meckley Awards?

Carrying on the tradition that Chris and Jake started, Reef Builders’ Remy walked the Aquashella show in Dallas with Chris Meckley from ACI Aquaculture, watching which corals he picked out as his top three. Clue: There’s not a tenuis, Torch,…

Equip your Ultimate Reef Tank online with The Aquarium Builder

The Aquarium Builder is a tank and equipment software package by D-D that allows you to not only select your tank make, model, and cabinet color online, it allows you to equip it too, resulting in a shopping list you…

Scientists confirm Western Australia oceanic reefs avoid mass bleaching 

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) has reported that little or no coral bleaching has been observed by researchers at remote coral reefs off the northwest coast of Australia. The team of scientists from AIMS and The University of…

Neptunian Cube Solves the Problem of What to Do with a Weir

We got to see a Neptunian Cube tank for the first time while attending Love2Reef, and the Magic Pro range in particular, which features an unconventional but clever weir. In general, aquarium manufacturers build a weir box complete with comb…

Reef Factory Salt Tablets are a New Format in Marine Aquarium Salt

The salt market just got interesting as Reef Factory teased us with a new format in reef aquarium salt – a tablet. There are lots of ways to add or make up saltwater for your aquarium but in all our…