Gear

Grey Seas Aquatics Compact 6 protein skimmer, first impressions

We brought you the newest addition to the Grey Seas Aquatics line with the affordable Compact 6 protein skimmer the other week and we want to thank Dan at GSA for sending along an evaluation unit so we can put…

9 watt internal UV sterilizer from Mr. Aqua might give parasites a tan

The 9 watt internal UV steriliser from Mr. Aqua is a neat idea, there are very few small internal UV steriliser on the aquarium market these days. However, one drawback to having an internal US steriliser is that the size…

Herbtana microbe-lift the herbal immune-stimulating enhancer

We suppose it was only a matter of time before a “herbal” additive was made for our marine aquariums. Although we haven’t tried this new product called Herbtana, it advertised to reduce: “skin flukes(gyrodactylus), gill flukes (Dactylogyrus), Ich(ichthyophthirius multifillis), oodinum,…

Big trouble brewing for the future of aquarium LEDs

Well we started hearing murmurs of trouble brewing at PFO and our investigation has revealed some startling news which will affect the future of all LEDs for aquarium use. The story all began when we were informed that PFO Lighting,…

Analysis & Review of Seachem Laboratories Aqua Vitro

Analysis of Seachem Laboratories Aqua Vitro Back near the beginning of May, Reef Builders asked me to test a new line of products geared toward reef tanks called Aqua Vitro by Seachem Laboratories. The Aqua Vitro line of products consists…

Seachem’s Aquavitro line seeks to expand market share, profits.

Before you rush out and buy Seachem’s new line of “things you must have for your reef”. Be warned. Most if not all of their products are just a re-hash of similiar products they already sell, with one or two…

Part 1: Aesthetics…Reef Keeper 2 VS Aqua Controller Jr

Neptune Systems introduced the Aqua Controller Jr to a lot of fan fare. After all, it was one of the first controllers on the market that the average reef keeper could afford. However it wasn’t until later that Neptune Systems…

Live in Madrid Spain? Check this 90 gallon wonder out…

If by chance you live or plan on visiting Madrid Spain, you might want to drop by and say hello to Enrique Mora who runs a spanish blog about his 90 gallon setup. For those of you who don’t speak…

REVIEW: Knop C Calcium Reactor

There are a lot of choices out there for a calcium reactor. Just like everything else it seems the more choices the better off you are. This is especially the case when it comes to saltwater aquarium equipment. That brings…