Product Videos

Exclusive Video with Radion G5 Pro & Blue Designer Justin Lawyer

The Radion G5 Blue & Pro was just announced today by Ecotech Marine and it includes a laundry list of new upgrades and improvements. The larger XR30 Radion G5 is packing one hundred discrete LEDs plus two more for a new…

DaStaCo Calcium Reactor Review [Video]

DaStaCo introduced the first radical new design for a calcium reactor with their Xtrema model back in 2014 and they’re continuing to keep it fresh with the DaStaCo Compact. We got our hands on this new smaller yet still powerful…

All the New Reef Gear from Reefapalooza Orlando 2019 [Video]

Reefapalooza Orlando this year was a really fantastic show. Historically the show has been dominated by coral farmers and fraggers tryina sell us sticks and polyps but last weekend we got treated so much more.  In five short years the…

Window Shopping the Best New Gear at MACNA 2018 [Video]

Another great MACNA has come and gone and we survived three days and three nights in Sin City. This year’s big event featured the usual fare of great new reef gear and with the new Reef Builders Studio in progress,…

The All New Nero 5 Pump from Aqua Illumination

The Nero 5 is an all new water pump from Aqua Illumination, the company best known as one of the pioneers of aquarium LED lights such as the AI Sol, AI Prime and Hydra. The Nero 5 is Aqua Illumination’s…

Complete Walkthrough Videos of InterZoo 2018

If you’re a regular reader of Reef Builders, there’s a good chance you’ve got a clinical case of FOMO. Fear of Missing Out is a condition you can live with, especially when we have the technology to bring you along…

Kessil Rocks the Frag Tanks at ReefStock 2018 [video]

If there is one lighting brand that has become synonymous with reef aquarium shows it’s Kessil. Whether you’re at ReefStock, MACNA, or ReefAPalooza it’s hard not to see a significant number of Kessil’s lights on so many of the coral and…

Jake & Jay Discuss Reef Tank Equipment Maintenance (Video)

Everybody knows about reef aquarium maintenance right? We clean the skimmer, wipe down the glass, change the water, test the water, dose the chemicals and feed the tank etc. But we almost never really talk about reef aquarium equipment maintenance but this…

Mile High Reefer’s Video of Jake’s Reef Tank, Part 1

We’re always so preoccupied with seeking out new tanks, reef gear and reef life to tell you about that we rarely have the time, or inclination, to look inward. To remedy this I invited Scott Anderson of Mile High Reefers to…

Maxspect Recurve LED Review Video

Since the beginning or (reefing) time, coral growers have been brought up to use powerful main lights with accessory lighting to introduce actinic blue light – think a metal halide with VHO actinics on the sides. This notion has changed…