reef tanks

Aquaforest shows off a field of probiotic Acros

Aquaforest is a new company from Poland that makes an interesting line of reef aquarium additives. Aquaforest products seem to mirror many of the additives we’ve seen from Zeovit and Fauna Marin, but they are really emphasizing the probiotic functions of…

King of DIY speaks wisely on the realities of keeping aquariums

When you are setting up your first tank, or your first tank this month, you are excited about all of the new and exciting aquatic life and thinking about all the great times you’re going to have with the new aquarium.…

Jean Jaubert’s ‘perfect’ 5 liter reef bowl ecosystem

Reef Aquariums have become so sophisticated and can be so complex that ‘hardcore reefers’ treat the design and build of a new reef tank almost like a sport. One look at the numerous build threads is evidence enough to demonstrate how…

Majestic AquariumsTV has a plethora of helpful YouTube videos

If you haven’t yet stumbled across the Majestic AquariumTV YouTube Channel, you are in for a treat. Paul Talbot, the owner of Majestic Aquarium in Sydney Australis is constantly updating the channel with new and interesting videos from the Aquarium store to…

Take the plunge with the new Artfully Acrylic Reef Crest series

Dropoff tanks are a cool twist to the standard rectangle or cube and the new Artfully Acrylic Reef Crest series is begging you to take the plunge. The Reef Crest series rimless are all-in-one drop off aquariums allowing you to…

Mizune has a perfect little reef tank

With so much of the American reefing hobby getting caught up in collectoritis of fuzzy sticks with silly little names, we turn to Japan for an example of what a beautiful reef tank is supposed to look like. Beauty is subjective but any…

S.E.A’s coral reef display is a veritable kaleidoscope of beauty

Oh S.E.A. Where do we begin. In our travels we’re fortunate enough to visit a hodgepodge of public aquariums. Often times we get to see behind the scenes, to the heart of the facility, where the quiet humming of machines…

SEA Aquarium has the most gigantic ball of spinning Chaetomorpha algae

It’s no secret that I am personally not a fan of the kitchen sink approach to creating a “refugium” with all the sands and cruddy algaes that usually build up there. I and we, are very much in favor of using…

New Marine Depot video shows how to make an attractive Aquarium screen top

Screen tops are the best way to keep fish from jumping out of the aquarium. For many years, glass tops were the preferred way to keep fish inside the aquarium, preventing them from going carpet surfing. Just about every plastic-braced…

Antwerp Zoo opens new reef aquarium in unique style

When the Antwerp Zoo opened its new reef aquarium earlier this month, they did it with pomp and circumstance we can appreciate. Antwerp Mayor Bart De Wever and KMDA CEO Dries Herpoelaert opened the exhibit from inside one of Europe’s…