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‘Xenia’ is Unsurprisingly Taking Over Venezuelan Reefs

‘Xenia elongata’, recently reclassified as Unomia stolonifera, is a soft coral that is well known in the aquarium hobby for its supernatural growth rates in reef tanks. This fleshy octocoral is so prolific that it has been used in dedicated…

Is This The First Solid RED Elegance Coral?

We still remember where we were when we first received images of a ‘red’ elegance coral and we instantly dismissed the authenticity of the photographs. It wouldn’t take more than a few months until we saw a red elegance coral…

Tetra Connect Automatic Feeder Review

The Tetra Connect Automatic Feeder is the first and probably still the only mainstream automatic fish feeder with wireless programming features. We first learned about the Tetra Connect Automatic Feeder in late 2019 and it’s taken some time for this…

Chromis vanbebberae: The White Tail Reef Fish Gets Elevated to Full Species

Chromis vanbebberae is a brand new species of damselfish that was described at the end of last year and finally puts a name to a fish we’ve long had on our radar. This curious smaller Chromis has been known for some…

Pro Clear Dosing Container with Quick-Disconnect Fittings

With the rapid growth of reefers using dosing pumps to automatically manage their additions of calcium, buffer, magnesium and other solutions, there’s never been a bigger demand for dedicated dosing containers to hold additives. Pro Clear Aquatic Systems is putting…

Deltec VF8000 Top 10 New Features

It’s no secret that the Deltec VF6000 has been one of our favorite automatic filter rolls for mechanical filtration of larger volumes of water. So it was with excitement that last month we learned of a new and improved larger…

Why It’s Concerning That Coelacanth May Live up to 100 Years

The coelacanth may be the most famous of all the living fossils but new research has revealed that the species has not only been around for hundreds of millions of years, but that individuals might live upwards of a century!…

There’s a Lot of Phoney ‘Maricultured’ Coral in the Hobby

As the old adage goes ‘if it’s too good to be true, then it probably isn’t’ and this wholly applies to many different corals being classified as maricultured. Everyone who deals in and sells corals should be aware of what…

D-D’s ClariSea Gen 3 roller filter offers faster and easier set up than before

An upgraded version of a popular automatic fleece filter has been spotted on sale in the UK. Like the Gen 2 before it, the new ClariSea Gen 3 looks to come in two sizes, capable of handling flow rates of up to 3000 and 5000lph.

Nyos Torq G2 Receives a Number of Incremental Upgrades

The Nyos Torq G2 is the newest modular media reactor from the makers of the Quantum protein skimmer line which brings with it a wealth of useful new improvements. The original Nyos Torq was not the first modular media reactor…