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Marble Mouthed Frogfish bred for the first time in captivity

A marine biologist has captive-bred a species of Anglerfish for the first time. Christian Göbel of Deltec GMBH obtained, spawned, and successfully raised the Marble Mouthed Frogfish, Lophiocharon lithinostomus, and documented his results. Working in conjunction with Deltec, Aquadesign and…

LAD builds rollers for nano reefs

Artisan tank accessory manufacturer London Aquatic Design has produced some nano-sized roller filters to fit three popular brands of marine nano tanks. Available to fit the Fluval, Waterbox, and Innovative Marine nano-sized tank models, the fleece filters are built from…

Receiving Two Boxes of Rarities and Oddballs from Ultra Coral Australia

If you want to find the best and most interesting corals in the world you’ve got to cast a wider net, beyond just your LFS or local reefing group online. Aquarium events are one great place to encounter a wide…

Wild Spotted Swallowtail Angelfish Hybrid fished up by RVS Fishworld

Hybrid Genicanthus are some of the rarest among the Pacific species of angelfish so we definitely perk up and take note anytime one of them shows up on our radar. The latest annual example of swallowtail angelfish with mixed parentage…

Yurple Tang – A Close Look at Bali Aquarich’s Hybrid Zebrasoma

The ‘Yurple’ tang is a hybrid Zebrasoma the likes of which has only been made possible through captive breeding efforts. This unique fish was produced by Bali Aquarich in Indonesia by cross breeding the yellow tang, Z. flavescens, from Hawaii and…

Kamoer A1 Dosing Pump and STR1 Magnetic Stirrer

The Kamoer A1 Dosing Pump and STR1 Magnetic Stirrer are just the latest in a long line of new dosing pumps introduced to the broader aquarium hobby over the last several months, some of them from Kamoer. One look at…

Super Scopas is the Australian Version of a Yellow Tang

Zebrasoma scopas, or midnight sailfin tang as they are known in Australia, are a fairly abundant reef dwelling fish that is found on the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea as well as much of the greater Indian and Pacific…

Reef Evolution is a new salt from Aquarium Systems

The fifty-eight-year-old company that brought you Instant Ocean and Reef Crystals have released a new, third salt called Reef Evolution. Made in collaboration with Dr. Tims Aquatics, Reef Evolution is a reef recipe synthetic salt that also contains vitamins, amino…

Mobius Wireless Module (MXM) will Marry Ecotech & Apex Gear

The Mobius Wireless Module (MXM) is a new control box from Neptune Systems that will finally allow users of the Apex controller to control and manage their Mobius-compatible Ecotech Marine and Aqua Illumination products through the Fusion software. This new…

Many Small Pectinia Kinda Look Like Dinosaurs

It always amazes us which corals are the hot new thing in the reef aquarium hobby and one group that really comes and goes in terms of popularity are the cup shaped Pectinia. It seems that whether they come from Australia…