Firewoks Cycloseris is a Disc Coral to Remember

It’s been a good long while since we saw a Cycloseris disc coral that really caught our attention so when spied this latest specimen from Candy Corals, we knew we had to share it.…

Clarki X Ocellaris Clownfish is a Really Neat Hybrid

Hybrid clownfish are usually the purview of wild collected livestock but Ocean, Reefs, & Aquariums has a long track record of interesting clownfish crosses. Whether intentional like the blood orange clownfish or accidental like any number of their clarki and…

Scientists In Australia Have Discover A Towering Detached Reef

Scientists from the Schmidt Ocean Institute team have made a new discovery, a massive detached coral reef in the Great Barrier Reef–the first to be discovered in over 120 years. The towering reef measures more than 500m high–taller than the…

Flashing Tilefish’s Color Changing Skin is Unique in the Animal World

The flashing tilefish, Hoplolatilus chlupatyi, is a unique reef fish with a very peculiar talent – the ability to rapidly change color. There’s many different groups of animals that can change their color and appearance; chameleons, cuttlefish and octopus, and…

Maxspect Coral Putty is Everything Epoxy Should Be

When Maxspect Coral Putty first came across our review desk, we didn’t think much of it as we’re not the biggest fans of typical 2-part epoxy. However while doing some unconventional aquascaping yesterday the Coral Putty really demonstrated how incomparable…

North American Online Retailers expect delays with packages this holiday season

Shopping online has become more popular during the current health situation the world is facing. While that may be good for online retailers – the shipping carriers or those that merchants have hired to deliver to consumers from distribution centers…

Aussie Reef Tank Build Pt.1: Installing the Equipment

If there’s one thing we’re about and Reef Builders is known for in the aquarium world it’s reef aquarium gear. Therefore it is with great excitement that we kick off our latest reef aquarium build and get to install a…

Acropora russelli, the Ultimate LOW Light, Deep Water Plating Acro

In our quest to find the rarest Corals possible, somewhere in Indonesia we came across in a secret location sheltering a large field of Acropora ruselli, and boy, it was a sight to remember. This reef habitat was made up…

The quest for improved pH levels: Heat/Energy Recovery Ventilators

PH is one of the most important parameters governing the growth and calcification of corals in the wild and in our reef tanks. However keeping aquarium pH water within a desirable range can be difficult with elevated indoor carbon dioxide…

Fluval Roma is not Quite a ‘Bluetooth Aquarium’, but it Will Be

For decades Fluval has undoubtedly been one of the leaders in aquarium equipment manufacturing, with their canister filters being among the standard bearers for heavy duty freshwater aquarium filtration. Although practically no one uses canister filters for saltwater or reef…

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