Pro Clear Aquatics’ Groundbreaking Grab ‘N Go Retail Livestock Display

Pro Clear Aquatics’ is a company that’s been making basic acrylic aquarium products for many, many years now. Their no-frills sumps and throwback protein skimmer designs are in stark contrast to their newest product, the Grab N Go livestock retail display for aquatic animals. At first glance the Grab N Go looks like just a

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Apolemichthys griffisi, face to face with the striking Griffis angelfish

The Griffis Angelfish, Apolemichthys griffisi, is one of the most unusual looking members of the angelfish family. Compared to the carnival colored large angelfish species, the Griffis Angelfish has a wardrobe that borders on gothic, an outfit that takes a lot of conditioning to really make it look healthy and beautiful. The first time I ever saw an Apolemichthys

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Underwater microscope catches incredible coral images on the reef

Scientists have developed a new microscope that allows them to get up close and personal with corals in their natural environment without having to remove them from the reef. The high-powered digital microscope was developed by a team at UC San Diego and unveiled in Nature Communications the other day. The underwater world is still

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Check out this powerhouse all in one skid-filter from MAT LSS

You know that a filter is in a completely different league when it moves away from describing itself in gallons per hour, to power consumption in kilowatts and filtering capacity in kilograms of biomass. This is precisely the kind of filter we’re featuring today, designed and engineered by Marine Aquarium Technology Life Support Systems. MAT LSS, as it

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Have We Reached Peak Bounce Mushroom?

We’ve written many articles in the past on Bounce Mushrooms and all the craziness surrounding them in the last few years. However, based on what was seen at ReefAPalooza New York 2016, it is very clear that Bounce Mushrooms are still the king of current coral vending. In fact, as the trend keeps growing, Bounce

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Video of the Huge Surgeonfish at Tang’s Chinese Restaurant

We love big showy pet fish, especially large adult surgeonfish that are in somebody else’s aquarium so we don’t have to go broke trying to feed them. Usually the place to go to see large resident marine aquarium fish is at a public aquarium, especially when it comes to full grown Acanthurus surgeonfish species. But there’s one

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Illumagic Comboray G2 Keeps the Modular LED Dream Alive

The Comboray G2 LED is a new light fixture from Illumagic which holds on to one of the original hoop dreams of LED lighting: mix and match LEDs. The vast majority of manufacturers have moved away from anything that isn’t a striplight, a spotlight, or a module, but Illumagic’s Comboray G2 LED is offering the kind

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Glowing Orange Suezichthys Wrasse collected in deep waters of Japan

Suezitchthys is a genus of slender wrasses which is hardly known in home aquariums, but we’ve got details about a second possible new species discovered in under a month. A few weeks ago we told you about the colorfully adorned new species of slender wrasse collected by the deep diving supergroup of Pyle & Greene, and now we’ve

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Fluval Flex tanks brings a new perspective to small aquariums

The Fluval Flex is a new line of aquariums from Hagen & Co. which takes a new approach to concept tanks. Fluval introduced the new Flex tanks in two sizes at InterZoo earlier this summer and we can testify that they are quite striking, especially in a sea of cubic and right-angled glass boxes. Typical

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How to Keep a Great White Shark in an Aquarium

The Great White Shark, Carcharhinus carcharodon, is the undisputed predator of the oceans, and one of the biggest fish swimming in temperate seas. Growing up to 20 feet long, but usually 15 feet in adult females, you’ll need a very large tank to keep a white shark in an aquarium, to the tune of 1

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