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AI Hydra 52, AI Director, Deltec, and Polyp Lab’s new prototype products launches at ReefDepot’s open house

The much awaited Hydra fifty two and Director from Aqua Illumination has finally launched in Asia, debuting in the Singapore reef scene via Reef Depot. RD’s open house and AI launch event last weekend delivered the much awaited LED fixtures,…

Change the way you take aquarium pictures with an Ovision underwater iPhone case

The Ovision underwater iPhone case is a complete underwater photography package for taking the seminal smartphone underwater. The Ovision approach to underwater photography is two pronged, with a solid hardware offering coupled by a custom photo application for iOS. Just…

Andrew Sandler’s reef tanks are a cumulative 1,600 gallons of awesome

Andrew Sandler, or his online alias Hedgedrew, is a dedicated and real hardcore reefer with several amazing set ups. A cumulative total of roughly 1,600 gallons comprising numerous set ups, including amongst others a 1,250 gallon SPS tank, a butterfly…

The ultra rare Paracheilinus hemitaeniatus makes its 2013 year end debut

As the countdown for 2014 ticks closer with each passing day, the chances of seeing another industry’s first grows narrower and narrower. We’ve seen some incredible fish this year, even some never before seen species, and here’s another last minute…

Hong Kong through Digiman’s eyes part 2: A hat-trick of ultra lemonpeel hybrids

This is a continuation of Digiman’s two-part Hong Kong travel experience. In part 1, we took a look at the collection of two renowned HK reefers, namely Dr. Chung and Jimma Ma. Here, we take a quick look at Digiman’s…

Acclimating corals, how most home hobbyists should do it (video)

Imagine that you are just stepping off a long inter-continental flight. As you step off you are walked through a long hallway with air that has a smooth gradient of temperature and pressure to carefully acclimate you to your new…

Apex Fusion beta test video leaked

A video of the Apex Fusion beta test was recently leaked on a message board and we have to say we are pretty excited about what we saw. When we came across the Apex Fusion at MACNA, we thought this…

Dampia pocilloporaeformis is a soft coral that prefers the company of SPS

Dampia is a very unique soft coral which has held a very special place in our hearts since the first time we ever saw one. There is only one species in the genus, Dampia pocilloporaeformis, which as its name implies,…

Smart ATO Review: almost perfect with a couple of quirks

The Smart ATO is the smallest and most novel water level sensor and automatic top off controller the hobby has yet seen. The magnetically coupled sensor and controller are one assembly, with a single light sensor being sent through a…

The trailer for the “Nature’s Aquarium” DVD is a must-watch

This trailer forĀ Oceans: Nature’s Aquariums is an impeccable representation of how calming and peaceful the ocean can be, and why we love our aquariums so much. Despite being only eight minutes long, the trailer can whisk you away to a…