Transfer Your Freshwater Skills And Setup Your First Saltwater Aquarium

Making the switch from freshwater to a saltwater aquarium is easier than you think. If you already have the skills to maintain a freshwater aquarium you only need to familiarize yourself with a few new techniques, additives, and saltwater aquarium…

Fritz Aquatics Acquires Startup Chemical Media Brand MaxOut

MaxOut Aquatics is a startup brand of reef aquarium goods that has recently been acquired by Fritz Aquatics to fill out their saltwater aquarium catalog. The MaxOut products that will now become a part of Fritz Aquatics include a chemical…

New ICP Test Service and Lab Grade Elements from Oceamo

ICP water testing and analysis has exploded in popularity in recent years with many different companies offering the service to aquarists around the world. This form of water testing is a delicate affair with many details to consider and lots…

Blue Life USA Launches Clear Fx Reef Formula

Clear Fx Reef is an advanced comprehensive filter media for Reef Aquariums which can be used to ensure the health, clarity, and stability of your reef aquarium. This specialized reef filtration media uses cutting edge technology that specifically targets and…

Kevin’s Reef Tank Is An LPS Masterpiece

We’re really been enjoying checking out all your aquariums on Instagram including this LPS masterpiece which popped up under #reefbuilders. We reached out to Kevin aka Yaboikevin42 to learn more about his tanks and to get a few tips on…

Reduce Excess Nutrients With The Grotech MacroAlgae-Breeder

The Grotech MacroAlgae Breeder is a natural biological filtration system to reduce excess nutrients like nitrate and phosphate in saltwater aquariums. The MacroAlage Breeder or chaetomorpha reactors such as this work best with red algae family (e.g. Gracilaria curtissiae) or…

Refill Your DI Cartridge With Aquatic Life Color Changing Deionization Resin

Aquatic life has introduced a new clear cartridge housing for their deionization filter system. The updated filter is made with durable polyethylene material to help prevent cracking if the cartridge is accidentally dropped. The clear housing allows for easy viewing…

Eliminate Nuisance Dinoflagellates with Algae Barn Ocean Magik

Eliminating harmful and ugly dinoflagellates remains one of the most common and challenging tasks for the marine aquarist. Many of these problems are directly associated with excessive nutrient concentrations. Natural coral reefs are typically nutrient-poor and free from smothering forms of benthic…

Tigahboy Macroalgae Tank – Reef Builders Featured Tank

We recently when we came across this 9 gallon macroalgae tank and reached out to Tigahboy to feature his creation on Reef Builders. It’s not often we come across such a healthy example of a simple planted saltwater aquariums so…

API AquaSpin – More Details About The Automated Testing Machine

The API AquaSpin is a new device to the reef aquarium hobby-industry that we first wrote about a couple weeks ago. Since then we’ve learned a whole lot more about the device, its origins, the original equipment manufacturer, and some…