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Helix 5000 by Orphek adds a twist on the needle wheel with a spinning “spring wheel”

The Helix 5000 protein skimmer from Orphek was first announced and revealed at MACNA but there’s been a whole lotta tinkering on the design in the intervening months. While the shape of the body and the pump are highly reminiscent…

First video of the Peacekeeper Maroon Clownfish

The Peacekeeper maroon clownfish took the world by storm when it was revealed a few weeks ago, and as you might expect we now have the follow-up video to back up this fish’s awesomeness and authenticity. First bred and reared…

Hands on with Illumagic Blaze LED

The Illumagic Blaze is a sturdy LED light fixture which seems to be well-built and is available in different sizes, as master- and slave units. With the controller built in the master unit, several slave units can be controlled. Next…

Glenn Fong reefs his own way; the ‘Dutch Synthetic Reef Method’

Recently, I visited Glenn Fong (GlennF on the interwebs) who keeps a number of reef- and marine tanks in his home. Glenn is a full-blooded hobbyist, I counted nearly ten aquaria in his living room, including a system in which…

Royal Exclusiv USA: Germany’s best is coming to America

Royal Exclusiv USA is a new division of the venerable German aquarium company which has been in the works for nearly two years now. Last fall, Royal Exclusiv USA Llc. was officially formed in Ft. Myers Florida with an office…

Golden Clownfish pictures highlight this most exquisite reef fish

The Golden CLownfish of Dr. Chung stunned the world yesterday with only a short, not too well focused video. Well if you thought that was something, just wait until you get a load of these fresh pictures Dr. Chung made…

Hands on with the HydroWizard Small aka HW42

We’ve finally got our hands on the hotly anticipated HydroWizard Small water pump and we just can’t wait to show it to you. The HydroWizard Small aka the HW42 is the first consumer-size water mover from Panta Rhei, better known…

Signs point to Neptune Systems working on “Apex Pump”

The “Apex Pump” is the codename we are giving to a new project that Neptune Systems is working on to bring a propeller water pump which is natively controllable using the Apex aquarium controller system.┬áThe moment that Neptune Systems announced…

Ehsan Dashti interviewed about the Triton method and the Triton lab (video)

Especially in Germany and the UK, the so-called “Triton Method” is gaining quite some popularity. In addition to developing their own Lani LED lights, Triton is a German company offering a holistic approach to reef keeping: based on their experience,…

Leaked photo shows Bubble Magus’s plans for controllable skimmer and pump

The Power Wave and Power Skimmer drivers shown here are evidence that Bubble Magus is ready to branch out from their huge stable of protein skimmers and the dosing pump. With the protein skimmer market all but saturated with every…