New Algae Turf Scrubbers coming soon from Aquaristik Innovation

Algae Turf Scrubbers or ATS as they are commonly known are an interesting and practical way to filter certain unwanted nutrients from reef aquarium water. Creating a a dedicated place for turf algae to grow both outcompetes algaes in an…

How to Lower Excessive Nutrients in a Saltwater Aquarium

Nitrates and phosphates are beneficial in small amounts but problems can arise when they increase. Excessive nutrients fuel algae growth and can stunt the growth of corals. Low nutrients will keep your corals growing fast and healthy and keep your…

Atomic Greenie Grower Algae Reactors

The UK’s Atomic Reactors has a new algae reactor they recently released dubbed the Atomic Greenie Grower. Like other algae reactors, the Greenie Grower turns a small ball of chaetomorpha into a nitrate and organics reducing mechanism.  The company has a…

Algae Reactor Pro from Pacific Sun

The Algae Reactor Pro is a solidly built new macroalgae and Chaetomorpha reactor from Pacific Sun. Pacific Sun is making the Algae Reactor (AR) Pro in four sizes, a small, medium, large & jumbo XXL models, each with sturdy white…

Tunze gets into macro algae reactor market

Tunze will be getting into the algae reactor market by releasing two macro algae reactors, the Tunze MAR 3181 and Tunze MAR 3182, that should be available to the market by September and will be showcasing the products next month…

Unique Corals is the Ultimate ‘Man Cave’ of Aquarium Corals

In just five short years Unique Corals has become not just a big player in online coral sales, but an ambassador of reef aquarium culture. Online coral vendors are as common as Seven Elevens but UC takes it one step…

Pacific Sun AR-Pro algae reactors want you extra nutrients

Algae reactors are becoming more commonplace and Pacific Sun is one of the many companies getting into the mix with the Pacific Sun AR-Pro series of reactors. Just like algae scrubbers and macroalgae in refugiums, the algae reactor is an…

ITC Aquatics offers another algae reactor option for UK reefers

ITC Aquatics, mainly a UK distributor of major global aquarium brands, has recently released a line of Algae Light Reactors (ALR) in three separate sizes to combat nitrates and phosphates in the aquarium.  Similar to other chaetomorpha scrubbers, it follows an…

Aquarium Glossary

The Aquarium glossary is part of the best reef tank guide from Reef Builders. Are you interested in starting a saltwater tank? This guide covers everything you need to know. Acclimation The process in which the water an organism comes…

Pax Bellum ARID is a sweet looking piece of reef machinery

One look at the Pax Bellum ARID in person and you just say “Wow! I want that! But what does it do again?” As a device, it just looks bad-ass and that whatever job it does, it will do well.…