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Remy Hoesly
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Remy has been keeping aquariums, both fresh and saltwater, since the dial-up modem. He has been a professional radio personality for the last 20 years and has been heard on stations from St. Louis to Chicago and beyond.While studying Mass Communications in college, he minored in biological anthropology as science has always been a huge passion of his. You can hear more from him on the Reef Builders YouTube Channel and Reef Therapy Podcast.

Remy’s AquaBiomics Test Reveals Both Fish and Coral Pathogens in His Tank!

Setting up new tanks can be daunting for beginners, but even experienced aquarists can come up against new hurdles, and an exploratory AquaBiomics test on Remy’s still new Red Sea Reefer G2 625 revealed both fish and coral pathogens are…

Remy’s Red Sea Update, Weeping Willow Breakdown, Salem’s LPS Tier list, and more! 

This Week in Reefing – February 18th, 2024 We’re less than a week away from Reefstock Denver and everyone on the Reef Builders team is excited to see you! If haven’t purchased your tickets yet, make sure to do so…

FAQs on the Weeping Willow Leather Coral

We ask Sarcophyton fanatic Remy about the Weeping Willow Toadstool, how to ID it, and who if anyone has it now. What is the Weeping Willow? The “Weeping Willow” is a species of Sarcophyton. Commonly called “toadstools,” these leathers are…

Underrated Corals, Bobbit Worm Bites, and a Visit to the Reef Builders Studio!

I think it’s safe to say that those of us who live in a colder climate are looking forward to an early spring. A couple weeks ago, Phil didn’t see his shadow, so we’re good, right? Regardless, we’ve had a busy week…

Jack Resurrects the Reef Builders Studio Soft Coral Acrylic Tank

The Fat Cube second-hand acrylic tank was one of Jake Adams’ last projects in the Reef Builders Studio, and sadly, one that he didn’t get to see come to full fruition. Jake passed away in October 2022, and the then-still…

Watch Reef Therapy Episode #88 with Jason Brown of UnorthodoxReef

We’ve brought in a lot of great reefers to feature on the Reef Therapy podcast and this week’s guest, Jason Brown of Instagram’s unorthodox_reef, is certainly one of them. For those who haven’t seen Jason’s reef tank before, it is…

West Coast Reefers – Do You Have An Emergency Power Plan for Hurricane Hilary? 

Southern California is well known for having amazing weather year-round, so hearing there is a hurricane looming off the coast may come as a surprise. The last time a tropical storm hit the west coast was in 1939. NOAA is…

How to take Corals on a USA Domestic Flight

If you’re like me, then you try to be as streamlined as possible when flying. The idea of flying to an aquarium conference, buying coral, and transporting it back home seems a bit intense. Why complicate an already arduous process?…

Watch Reef Therapy Episode #76, with Chris Meckley

Raj is on holiday this week so his seat has been filled by Chris Meckley of ACI Aquaculture, and that means way more talk about corals. Remy updates on his tank build and Mark tells of how he had his…

We Visited the ORIGINAL Coral Greenhouse Farm of Tidal Gardens

We just can’t get enough of the businessman, the speaker, the coral farmer, and the gentleman that is Than Thein, owner of Tidal Gardens, Ohio. And this time Remy transitioned from the ultra-clean, ultra-modern facility that we see in TG…