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.

Top 10 Grafted Corals at Top Shelf Aquatics

You can’t mention the best coral vendors in the world without mentioning Top Shelf Aquatics. A major destination for reefers and reefing tourists, Top Shelf is a Mecca for everything coral, and Reef Builders’ YouTube Channel and Reef Therapy host…

Watch Reef Therapy Episode 63

Another week, another podcast, and Remy, Mark, and Raj continue their reef jam on beer, tanks, equipment, even house plants, and reefing life in general. Official topics include The Pink Porcupine Crab story that went viral, first impressions of the…

The $100 Coral Challenge

A running theme that can frequently be heard in our hobby is that everything is so expensive. From equipment to livestock, it’s not cheap! To some extent, that statement is true. However, the same could be said for any hobby.…

Corner Reef is the Antique Shop of Local Fish Stores

It’s no secret that the local fish store has struggled in this digital age. However, the Corner Reef in St. Louis is adapting and EXPANDING their footprint. Steve Babcock has owned and operated The Corner Reef for about 12 years…

Inland Reef’s Lobster Bowl is a Fun Nano Tank Project 

Tyler Wells has been keeping unique reef tanks for years. He’s had typical mixed reefs in the past, but lately, he’s taken a deep dive into unique habitats we don’t regularly see in the hobby. Most notably, his “Hurricane Recovery”…

Doug’s Perfectly Designed Fish Room & Stunning Custom Reef Tank

If you look up the word redundancy in the dictionary, you’ll find a photo of Doug Deurloo’s Reef. Did I mention that Doug’s reef is the definition of redundancy? Ok, I’ll stop.  During a recent trip to Indianapolis, I was…

Eco-Wheel Reef Tank Filter has been running for 21 Years! 

In this social media-filled world, it’s rare to find a hobbyist who isn’t posting photos and videos of their aquariums online. Well, I found one. During a recent trip to Indianapolis, I was able to catch up with an aquarium…