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Old SCWD video shows us how aquarium marketing used to look

Every now and then we are gripped by a twinge of longing for the good old days of reef aquarium keeping and questionably useful reef gear. Top among the devices that come to mind is the venerable SCWD, pronounced “squid”,…

Triton Reef display tank gets mad flow from two HydroWizard Medium pumps

The incredible slice of reef aquarium skill contained within the Triton Reef display aquarium is exactly the kind of excellence you’d expect to find at the intersection of the Triton Method, Lani LEDs and HydroWizard pumps. We could go round…

The weeping willow leather coral has impossibly long polyps

The “Weeping Willow” leather coral is an example of how unique and cool a¬†Sarcophyton toadstool coral has to be for me to specifically grow it for more than a dozen years. I still remember the first time we saw the…

HydroTube pump from Panta Rhei goes for water huge volume at low pressure

The new HydroTube pump from Panta Rhei is approximately what you’d expect to get by combining the design of a centrifugal pump and a propeller pump. Based on the motor of the HydroWizard Medium pump, the HydroTube still uses a…

Video of Melibe colemani documents this impossible-looking animal

When we first wrote about the description of the incredible looking Melibe colemani, we couldn’t wrap our heads around the appearance of this extraordinary nudibranch. Still images of¬†Melibe colemani look like a strange mass of thin pasta threads just coagulated…

Red Sea Max C Series all in one aquarium gets a video rundown

The buzz around Red Sea’s new Max C Series is ever growing and although it hasn’t yet been let loose, the redesigned all-in-one plug-n-play aquarium from Red Sea promises to be one of the year’s hottest new releases. Like the…

Big Gripper Bucket gives the humble water pail a modern makeover

The Big Gripper Bucket is a perfect example of what great things can come when mundane, everyday objects are given a fresh new look. The humble water pail or water bucket, has been relatively unchanged in the last decade since…

A Look at Shane Graber’s 3D-Printed Frag Plugs

Last month Shane Graber, on a whim, threw up a batch of 25 3D-printed frag plugs on eBay. At $9 shipped to my door, I snagged them up immediately just so I could see what they’re all about. Turns out…

Ehsan Dashti interviewed about the Triton method and the Triton lab (video)

Especially in Germany and the UK, the so-called “Triton Method” is gaining quite some popularity. In addition to developing their own Lani LED lights, Triton is a German company offering a holistic approach to reef keeping: based on their experience,…

Building a coral aquarium for a coral-eating lemonpeel angelfish

We’ve always thought it was odd that our marine fish get discretely divided into the reef-safe and non reef-safe camps because as we’ve seen time and time again, it’s very possible to keep predators in a reef tank; they don’t…