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HydroJet hot rod centrifugal pump from Panta Rhei

The HydroJet is a highly performance centrifugal pump by Panta Rhei with the same breed of hyper efficient electrical motor as the HydroWizard pumps. In development for some time, the HydroJet codename “63” can be used externally or submerged and…

Coralline Clam: New cryptic giant clam species is a perfect coralline algae mimic

The Coralline Clam is a new species of Tridacna giant clam has been found living in plain sight on the shallow reefs of the Solomon Islands. The very unusual clam species was discovered by Julian Sprung on some recent shallow…

Innovative Marine NUVO 24 pricing and availability announced

We were able to get the exclusive download and now have more details including the pricing and availability on the upcoming Innovative Marine NUVO 24 desktop aquarium we uncovered last week . As we mentioned before, the NUVO 24 is…

Desktop Nuvo 24 gallon sports a high ratio of filtration to display volume

The Nuvo 24 gallon desktop reef aquarium from Innovative Marine is an AIO with very special dimensions. Based on the Nuvo 16 gallon aquarium series, the Nuvo 24 gallon is a stretched out version thereof which ends up having a lot…

Razor Nano LED coming down the pipe from Maxspect

The Razor Nano LED is a concentration of Maxspect’s extremely slick Razor LED lighting range. Whereas the Razor previously came in a 20″ 120 watt version as well as a 27″ 160 watt version, the Maxspect Razor Nano LED is…

A rare look at the virtually never seen young Kingi Angelfish

If Kingi Angelfish are one of the holy grails of Pomacanthid lovers then the juvenile Apolemichthys kingi takes that notion up a notch. Like other members of the genus Apolemichthys, the Kingi or Tiger angelfish undergoes a dramatic transformation from the juvenile to…

Rich Pyle keynote and M.C. Rich Ross will make for an unforgettable MACNA banquet

For years now the MACNA banquet has been a mild, ho-hum affair which was often burdened with more administrative affairs than actual entertainment. Even the Keynote speaker for MACNA banquet has been pulled from celebrity pools that rarely have strong…

Lytro’s Perspective Shift creates immersive aquarium visuals

When Lytro launched its first light field camera in Spring of 2012, we were thrilled with the ability to produce amazing “living images” of aquarium corals and reef tanks. This week Lytro released a software update for the desktop application…

Phyllodiscus semoni mimic anemone is almost cooler than its stony coral model

If we were swimming along a reef and saw this crazy creature we’d lose our cool at the sight of this incredible mimic anemone. Looking every bit like its stony coral model, this Phyllodiscus semoni is nearly indistinguishable from the…