Remy Hoesly
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.

Mermaid’s Delight is An All-in-One Frozen Food Your Reef Inhabitants Will Thank You For

Like most hobbyists, I could probably pay a bit more attention to the foods I feed my reef tanks. Typically, I feed a blend of frozen mysis, nutrient-packed pellets, flakes, and veggies. What if I told you there was a…

Video: 10-foot Aussie Reef Tank Display is Twenty Years Old

For most of us, our tanks are just a few months or a few years old, with small frags and still many new tank issues. So it was refreshing to see a tank that was not just large at ten…

Top Shelf Aquatics Launches Credit-Based Membership Program 

Whether you are in a coral acquisition phase, or you just want to add some new life to your aquarium, Top Shelf Aquatics’ new “Build Your Reef” membership program gives you a lot of bang for your buck. The membership…

How do you Grow Mangrove Trees in a Reef Tank?

Mangroves are not only super important in ocean environments, but they can make cool natural greenery additions to open-topped reef aquariums too. But where do you start? And how do you go from a bare 6″ propagule in your LFS…

Our April Fool’s Day Joke Was a Little Too Convincing!

We kicked off the week with an April Fool’s Day Joke that took the reefing world by storm. Salem Clemens wrote an article “sharing his research” about dosing peanut butter in the reef tank. It seems it was a little…

Why a Strong Cleanup Crew is so Important in a Reef Tank

The Ladies of Reef Builders got together to discuss the ins and outs of a strong cleanup crew. Evie Hale, Sara Stevens, and Chelsie Hansen share their favorite invertebrates based on quirkiness, behavior, and efficacy in a reef tank.   Maybe…

150-gallon Mixed Reef Tank Video

For this video, Remy and Salem dropped by Remy’s fellow St Louis reefer Amer’s house to check out his 150-gallon mixed reef tank. The roughly square Innovative Marine EXT contains a variety of corals from Bounce mushrooms to Torches and…

100 Sessions of Reef Therapy, a New Reef Builders Writer & Community Science Project

This week we celebrated 100 sessions of Reef Therapy. While everyone was in town for Reefstock Denver, we got together at the Reef Builders Studio to record. There’s something special about gathering in Jake’s sacred space with those he loved.  …

Celebrating 100 Sessions of the Reef Therapy Podcast

On March 11th, 2021 the very first “Reef Therapy” session was posted. A long-haired Jake Adams sat in front of the Innovative Marine aquariums at the Reef Builders Studio and Mark van der Wal, was at his computer with a sofa…

$20,000 Rare Fish, Probiotic Concoction and Zoa Brackets continue! 

It’s been another eventful week! Salem stayed at the house for a long weekend and we toured some home aquariums and several local fish stores. Needless to say, we’ve got some new content to explore. I’m most excited about all the…