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Phage Therapy: A Possible Alternative to Antibiotics?

The first use of phage therapy traces back almost a century ago, being discovered in the early 1900s, which is earlier than the application of antibiotics. Phage therapy has received relatively little attention due to the powerful antibacterial effects of…

Hawaiian Fish Under Threat Once Again – Fight For Them Today!

The beautiful Potter’s Angelfish that’s on the permitting list Around one year ago, Hawaiian Senate Bill 505 was voted down, which opened a legal pathway for the collection of eight marine fish species. As mentioned in our previous article, the…

Levi’s Deepwater Reef Tank

Deepwater organisms have always had a special place in my heart. In this article, we are going to explore my “Deepwater Reef”.  First things first, what is generally considered to be “deepwater”? Many people have their opinions on this, but I…

Jake Adams Everlasting Enthusiasm

Like many distressed aquarists, I’ve found solace in times of anguish. During those times when you can’t even look at your aquarium. Think of it as, “reef depression”. When it seems as if all inspiration is gone. Then you finally…

To Truly Understand Coral Disease, We Must Shift Our Perception

In my time in the reef aquarium industry, I have seen much misinformation contradicting published peer-reviewed data. Some of these ideas stem from ignorance – many people haven’t been exposed to contradictory ideas to those pushed by mainstream media and…

AquaRay P5 and P9 are the latest LED Light fixtures from TMC

Tropical Marine Centre has released a new LED aquarium light called AquaRay. Long-term European reefers will already be very familiar with the AquaRay brand name, as TMC was one of the pioneers of LED aquarium lighting some 15 years ago…

$20,000 Rare Fish, Probiotic Concoction and Zoa Brackets continue! 

It’s been another eventful week! Salem stayed at the house for a long weekend and we toured some home aquariums and several local fish stores. Needless to say, we’ve got some new content to explore. I’m most excited about all the…

Cade’s Reef X offers a Bolt-On extra tank solution for existing Reef Systems

Cade aquariums have teased us with an interesting new aquarium model they are soon to release called Reef X. In essence, it is an extra tank that can be plumbed into an existing sump-based reef tank, sharing its water, yet…

Old versus new equipment. Which was better? 

With all this talk of live rock and metal halides, it made us take a trip down memory lane, recalling what we did differently in the earlier days of reefing, as well as the equipment and methodologies that have stood…

Clownfish mucus composition changes during host anemone symbiosis

A recent scientific paper has confirmed what many people thought all along, that Clownfish can survive the sting from host anemones because of something in their mucus. But up until now, there has been very little molecular evidence to support…