reef tanks

Revisiting the refugium, or more accurately, the macroalgae scrubber

A lot of trends have come and gone in this hobby. As folks shake up their zeolite reactors and add a carbon source, the idea of a deep sand bed and refugium seems like a long forgotten memory. Much to…

Digiman shares his new Pseudanthias rubrolineatus and Cirrhilabrus claire in a video update

Digiman is back with a new tank update showing a glimpse of his exquisite collection once again. Fans of rare fish who follow Reefbuilders often should be familiar with this Singaporean reefer. With an extensive know how of deepwater rare…

Keeping butterflyfish in reefs: What to look out for and what to avoid

Butterflyfish are the quintessential reef inhabitant. Take a look at any coral reef picture, video, documentary, poster, you name it. There’s a high chance a colourful butterfly is flitting around there somewhere. The same is not to be said in…

Sanjay Joshi’s amazing reef tank is equal parts rare fish and juicy corals

Dr. Sanjay Joshi’s incredible reef tank is a Smörgåsbord of goodies ranging from amazingly matured and colorful SPS corals, to an incredible collection of exotic reef fish. You may recognize the Joculator angelfish from the classic spawning footage of the pair, and indeed,…

Pieter-6-Meter’s 2000 gallon reef tank gets video update

There must be something in the reef water cause it seems like everyone’s been filming their reef tanks lately and uploading them for all of us to enjoy. The latest video to making up on the Reefing tube is Pieter-6-meter’s…