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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…

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…

30 New Deep-Sea Species Discovered Near The Galapagos

A team of scientists have announced the discovery of 30 new invertebrate species collected on deep water expedition around the Galapagos National Park. The team discovered new corals and sponges, including ten bamboo corals, four octocorals, one brittle star, and…

AquaBee Introduces UP 12,000 24Volt Controllable Feed Pump

The UP 12,000 electronic V24 is a new feed pump, which was developed for the highest demands of salt and freshwater aquarists. This return pump is specially designed to overcome extreme heights with a maximum head pressure up to 10…

A Glimpse Into Cold Water Coral Reefs Around Iceland

Thanks to the help of scientific ROV’s, we are not getting a glimpse into this deep dark alien world of Icelandic reefs. These corals live in complete darkness below the mesophotic zone at a depth of 600 – 2,000ft, (200-600…

Important Water Parameters For Keeping A Saltwater Aquarium

Healthy water equals healthy fish and coral, but how do you know what’s best? Water quality is a fundamental aquarium skill, and understanding how to read and decipher water tests can clue us in on problems. The first parameters you…

How To Use The SICCE ContrALL App To Control SICCE SDC Devices

Control your SICCE pumps with the ContrALL app. ContrALL allows you to program your premium SICCE pumps with the intuitive user interface anytime from anywhere in the world. Control any of your SICCE SDC devices directly and fully customize your…

Tools for Fragging Corals

Fragmenting coral or ‘fragging’ may look complicated but with the right tools, the job can be quick and rewarding. Once you have the right tools for fragging you’ll be on your way to multiplying your coral supply. To make it…

Tune in LIVE And Share Your Deep Sea Knowledge

The Schmidt Ocean Institute team is calling on all interested scientists, especially those from the mesophotic and deep-sea coral community to join in remotely and provide comments during the dives!

Clever Spinning Chaetomorpha Reactor is the Perfect DIY Project

Very few tanks absolutely need a form a vegetative nutrient export like an algae scrubber or reactor but most tank certainly benefit from having one of some kind. Whether you’re trying to buff the pH, reduce nutrients, or outcompete nuisance algaes,…