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Reef Therapy Session with Steve Weast A.K.A. OregonReef

Steve Weast is an aquarist with an outsized influence on the reef aquarium hobby and even if you don’t know who he is, chances are that he he inspired someone that you do know. Despite having only shared one example…

Red Sea ReefMat Review – The Best Auto Filter Roll to Date

The Red Sea ReefMat Review is one of the easiest reviews we’ve ever done and in a way we’ve been working up to this moment for the better part of a decade. It’s no secret that we have been massive…

Reef Delete Review – Sound in Concept but Not in Practice

Ultraviolet light is a form of high energy radiation which has a number of uses in our daily lives as well as our aquariums. The C-band of UV light is used to sterilize food and medical equipment and we use…

Coral Colonies are So Fun to Unbox [Video]

After stocking up for more than three years you’d think that the Reef Builders Studio would be all filled up but not quite. We’re on a mission to keep and grow and gain experience with virtually all species and prominent…

10 Reasons Why Saltwater Aquariums are Better than Freshwater Tanks [Video]

Freshwater vs Saltwater aquariums is a perennial debate that would rage more frequently if we didn’t have a near total divide between the saline reefers and softwater aquarists. Once upon a time the vast majority of saltwater aquarists got their…

Acropora striata – Rainbow Hues from Bali Aquarium’s Coral Farm

Acropora striata is a species of the broad group of staghorn coral which most reefers won’t yet be familiar with but a new very colorful strain is about to change all that. Coming from the mariculture farms of Bali Aquarium…

Blue Light Nano Video and Answering Your Most FAQ

Some types of reef tanks require a regular maintenance schedule with careful attention to details, dosing, chemistry and plenty of cleaning of the glass, skimmer, detritus removal and water changes. Other setups like our Red Sea nano reef tank are…

10 Different Skimmer in use at the Reef Builders Studio [Video]

Protein skimmers are a piece of technology which is unique to saltwater aquariums and they’ve been employed as a tool to clean the water in our hobby for decades. There’s many different ways to combine the mixture of fine air…

Window Shopping Some Great & Affordable wysiwyg Coral Frags

It’s been a┬áreally┬álong time since we shared some interesting and unique corals from around the web. With more online coral vendors than ever before we only got through a few pages of google search results before we had more than…

How War Changed the Life of Ukrainians and their Pets

As the war against Ukraine has progressed our hearts have been with the people under siege and we’ve been profoundly concerned for their well being as well as their pets and aquariums. The video shared below is from Pleco Ceramics…