First look at the alloy mesh wheel from Euro Reef

While spying out the new gear at MAX this weekend we got a second look of the Euro Reef alloy mesh wheel but the first OK to take photos of the mythical being. As you can see from the image…

Blue Collar Reefing: Putting Knowledge First

Blue Collar Reefing is a new column by Brian Blank which explores the finer points of being a resourceful reefer. Brian is actively investigating the Blue Collar Reefing Philosophy on [email protected] and he will occasionally drop in to share his…

ATB Slim line cone skimmer makes an appearance

ATB has made a slim line cone protein skimmer for those of us that have smaller sump areas to work with. This new design is currently in Austria doing testing and it has some unique features that we haven’t seen…

Bubble Magnus Hang on back skimmer

We aren’t sure what to say about the Bubble Magnus line of protein skimmers, they are very cheap and the construction quality isn’t the highest but does the age old adage of “You get what you pay for” apply here?…

Belgium Local fish store gives inspirations to the US, UK

In the United States and the United Kingdom we might have a few select local fish stores that are the cream of the crop, but this local fish store that is located in Belgium is sure different. With the green…

SWC XTREME Cone Protein Skimmer Mini S

SWC or Saltwater Connection released a new cone skimmer that will join their already exsiting lineup of cone skimmers. The model Mini S will be the smallest cone protein skimmer they make with a footprint of only 10″x10″x23″. We don’t…

ATB Sicce needle wheel for PSK 2500 pump

If you happen to have a protein skimmer that uses a PSK 2500 pump you might want to take a look at ATB’s new pinwheel. The wheel which is compatible with an array of protein skimmers including Bubble Master, Orca,…

Skimz Kone skimmer is alive and well in Asia

Another day, another cone skimmer. This one is made by a company called Skimz which produces quite a lot of reef aquarium equipment. There are two models in Skimz new Kone line, the SK1 and SK2. The SK1 cone skimmer…

Eshopps hang on Nano Skimmer detailed out on video

What do we have here? This is the first we have seen of Eshopps newest protein skimmer that is designed for nanos. The skimmer being designed for nano aquariums has some cleverly designed features. The biggest is the pump placement…

ATB 1050 vs ATI skimate protein skimmer pictures

We suppose this was bound to happen eventually but a new Economical 1050 ATB model has been placed next to the ATI skimmer. You can notice the skimate on the ATB is obviously darker in color and thicker. What does…