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Reef Therapy Session #2 – Discussing the new Red Sea Reefer S and AIO Tanks

We were really taken by surprise at the overwhelming response we’ve received on the new Reef Therapy podcast discussion that we kicked off a few weeks ago. Initially we just wanted to create a format where Mark and I could…

Xanthotis X Griffis Angelfish Hybrid – Bali Aquarich Creates Another ‘Impossible’ Cross

The yellow-ear and griffis angelfish are two species of Apolemichthys that don’t get much love with the fish fanciers but a new captive breeding first is sure to turn things around. Yet again Bali Aquarich has captive bred an exciting new…

Chaetomorpha Strains are Much More Different Than We Ever Knew

Chaetomorpha is a genus of macro algae that almost every modern reefer will be familiar with, but there’s still a lot we don’t know about the thin wiry green algae. Whether you call it ‘chee-to’, ‘chay-to’ or the more universally accepted pronunciation…

Former Foster & Smith Corporate Headquarters listed for $4.7 million

The former Foster and Smith distribution center and corporate headquarters is listed for sale by the CBRE group. The property includes 24.29 acres and over 179,000 square feet of total space. 150,000 square feet is dedicated to a warehouse with…

Sicce Announces Upgrade Program for Rossmont Owners

It was with a heavy heart last month that we reported on the sudden and unexpected closure of Rossmont, a manufacturer of high quality propeller pumps and return pumps. The Rossmont pumps were backed by a reasonable product warranty but…

Four Very Rare & Unique Specimens from RVS Fishworld

Normally when we share exciting fish from RVS Fishworld we’re content to feature one specimen at a time but this week we have four unique specimens to tell you about. Three of these are fish we have featured before but…

Ceda Skimmer Feature Unique Designs from Korea

Ceda Skimmer is an interesting protein skimmer manufacturer from a country that we don’t hear nearly enough about in the aquarium world, Korea. Ceda makes a truly wide range of protein skimmer models that all seem to share the same…

RVS Fishworld Stumps Us With a Wild Acanthurus Surgeonfish Hybrid

When you handle as many fish as RVS Fishworld does, especially within the Filipino region of the Coral triangle, you’re bound to come up with some real rare oddballs and hybrids. Today we learned that their network of fisherman have…

New Observations of Nanipora Abundance in an Acidified Volcanic Lagoon

We think that there’s a lot of corals in the global aquarium hobby but for all the SPS, soft corals, LPS, and various polyps we enjoy, these account for but a tiny fraction of corals out in the ocean. The…

Unboxing a New Coral Shipment from Jason Fox

Jason Fox is one of the most prolific progenitors of fun and unique coral strains in the aquarium hobby and we love comparing notes with him about our observations of corals on wild reefs. While Jason might be best known…