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Ultra Coral Australia propagates Homophyllia from the bottom up

Captive propagation of Homophyllia australis isn’t as easy as many other corals. Being a single polyp LPS coral, cutting through it with a coral saw usually ends in its demise. They have been captive spawned recently but the methods remain…

Straton Pro is ATI’s newest flat panel LED light fixture

ATI has just launched a new panel light called the Straton Pro. Following on from the previous Straton, the new Pro model is a super-thin, passively cooled panel light with app control, but with a few modifications versus the original…

Radion G6 Pro & Blue Coming Soon from Ecotech Marine

The Radion G6 is the newest bleeding edge, flagship LED reef aquarium light from Ecotech Marine which will be formally announced early next week. It’s only been a scant two years since Ecotech Marine raised the bar for performance, efficiency,…

The Rainbow Splice Acro is all Grown Up! [Video]

It’s been just over three years since Reef Raft Canada first introduced the spectacular Rainbow Splice Millepora Acro to the aquarium world and it quickly shot up to become one of the most desirable strains among coral stick collectors. The…

Wire basket makes Red Sea’s control panel even neater

Red Sea has rolled out some major launches including the Reef Mat and G2 Reefer, but it has also been focussing on its accessory lines too. The wire basket is available separately from the Slide Out Control Panel 60, but…

Coral Finder 2022, the Annual Revision of the Best ID Guide

Coral Identification can be a tricky undertaking but one tool has risen to the top to help make sense of polyps and corallites, Russel Kelley’s Coral Finder guide. Now in its fifth edition and second annual revision, this 2022 edition…

Corals to be grown on wind turbines in Taiwan

A Danish energy company plans to grow corals on the bases of offshore wind turbines. Dubbed ReCoral, the ambitious project plans to settle larvae and then grow them on the turbines 60km offshore, where the waters are less affected by…

Red Sea Max Nano Peninsula features in new physical catalog

Red Sea has included a peninsula version of its popular nano tank in its latest literature. Called simply Max Nano Peninsula, the new additional model has the same 18” length and height as the original Max, only it extended to…

Sander Piccolo is the original nano protein skimmer

Foam fractionators have come a long way through the ages and reacquainting ourselves with this diminutive one admittedly brought a smile. It’s a Sander Piccolo by Erwin Sander GmbH in Germany and goes back as far as the last century.…

Aberrant Zebrasoma desjardinii is only the second of its kind we’ve seen

Another aberrant Sailfin Tang has been collected from the Indian Ocean for the aquarium trade. Because of its unusual pattern and unknown catch location, it’s hard to tell if this fish is Zebrasoma desjardinii like the world-beating Picasso Tang we…