Gear

The Best Dry Rock For Aquascaping Saltwater Aquariums – Reef Builders Gear Guide

Aquascaping is an art form with a function that goes well beyond aesthetics. A beautiful saltwater reef scape starts with well-designed rocks arranged in just the right way to allow for optimal circulation and aesthetically pleasing features like overhangs, caves,…

Philips CoralCare Gen 2 (120V) LED Lights Land In North America

Ready to use in North America the Philips CoralCare Gen 2 lights have just landed! The Gen 2 lights feature a slimmer design, with an updated square form factor, and offer a new wireless control system paired with a smartphone…

The Best Algae Scrapers for Saltwater Aquariums – Reef Builders Gear Guide

We keep aquariums to enjoy what’s inside so it’s important to get yourself a good quality algae scraper. Don’t let algae stand in your way of full aquarium viewing enjoyment. There are two types of algae scrapers. Magnetic scrapers and…

Cetus 2 LED Offers The Ideal Wavelength For Low To Medium Light Corals

The Cetus 2 is a pendant-style LED by HME Electronics is ideal for small aquariums with low to medium light corals. The Cetus 2 comes with an updated smartphone app (HME AquaMaster) allowing users to customize and select various light…

AquaEl Ultra Heater Can Increase And Decrease Its Own Power Consumption

Polish equipment manufacturer AquaEl has introduced what it calls a Smart Heating System to its Ultra heater range. As well as the shatterproof chassis, overheating warning, and one-touch control, the new Ultra models come with a microprocessor controller that its makers say selects the lowest heating power necessary to maintain the set temperature of an aquarium.

Waterbox Aquariums Introduces The New Marine X Series

Waterbox Aquariums has redesigned their popular MARINE series aquariums to create the MARINE X with new features aquarium hobbyists will love. New features include glass overflow with removable weir teeth, dual returns, and a sump filtration system. The MARINE X…

Red Sea Releases The New ReefLED 160S

The new Red Sea lights are designed for reef aquariums, with the certified Reef Spec light output to give you exceptional growth and coral coloration. The new 160S series offers even more penetration even in deeper and wider tanks. The…

Transfer Your Freshwater Skills And Setup Your First Saltwater Aquarium

Making the switch from freshwater to a saltwater aquarium is easier than you think. If you already have the skills to maintain a freshwater aquarium you only need to familiarize yourself with a few new techniques, additives, and saltwater aquarium…

Kevin’s Reef Tank Is An LPS Masterpiece

We’re really been enjoying checking out all your aquariums on Instagram including this LPS masterpiece which popped up under #reefbuilders. We reached out to Kevin aka Yaboikevin42 to learn more about his tanks and to get a few tips on…

Upgrade Your Aquarium With The Hydor Setlz D Return Pump

As your aquarium grows and more importantly your livestock collection grows, it’s inevitable water becomes dirty through feeding and waste. Filtration and flow is a great place to start when you’re ready to start upgrading your aquarium gear. The Seltz…