ATB hang on skimmer prototype seen in the wild

A great shot of a prototype skimmer seen in use. Interestingly the waste valve for the skimmate is higher then other skimmers, but adding this feature is a rarity as we can’t think of another skimmer that has this feature.…

AquaDriver will clean your protein skimmer all day

For European protein skimmers the holy grail of skimming is a self-cleaning-head or SCH as it is mentioned among users. The self cleaning head promises to deliver better efficiency as it no doubt cleans the head of the skimmer allowing…

Most popular saltwater aquarium equipment of 2008

Now that 2008 is officially behind us we decided to put together a list of the most searched for reef equipment items of 2008. For those of you who don’t know, the more an item is searched for the more…

ATB Standard Line gets priced, available for pre-order

Say Whaat? ATB really seems to be hauling serious butt recently. Not even a few days after releasing a new skimmer line, the skimmer has already been  priced and up for pre-order. The retail price is $799 and you can…

Mazzei Venturis inject any liquid or gas into water

Say what you want about needle-wheel skimmers. They are efficient at producing bubbles but what if you want to inject something other then bubbles? Mazzei venturis are a great choice because they allow you to inject any liquid or gas…

New ATB Hang on skimmer gets price, little else

With the current populairty of nano aquariums it is no wonder that we are seeing a large influx of new hang on back protein skimmers. Most all in one aquarium kits don’t ship with proper equipment because manufactures want to…

Marineland’s New Aquarium Marine Series “designed for reefs” O RLY?

The new Marine series aquariums from marineland are designed to allow you to pick different options from some of their newer products they have released this past year. To start, the aquarium itself is available in several models 150, 200,…

Vertex 100 internal protein skimmer from Vertex Aquaristik

The Vertex Aquaristik is a new line of skimmer coming out of the great country of Germany. This skimmer is has a footprint of 8″ x 10″ is 20″ tall and has a 6″ diameter. Some of the benefits that…

Korallen Zucht new Revolution XXL skimmer hits Germany

Korallen Zucht has released their largest skimmer to date, appropriately named the XXL skimmer. This new XXL skimmer  is powered by 3 Aquabee UP7000 pumps and stands over 115cm(45.27 inches) tall. There seems to be a theme with large skimmers…

Royal Exclusiv insider tours factory, Bubble King promised land seen

If you paid any attention to the Bubble King skimmers being pumped out by Royal Exclusiv you’d notice by now that these aren’t your ordinary average skimmer. Most likely you’ve come to this conclusion that most people could pay their…