Time lapse of 198 days of growth by Caribbean staghorn coral, Acropora cervicornis

Who said corals grow slowly? Obviously this Caribbean staghorn coral, Acropora cervicornis didn’t get the memo! Growing at breakneck speed in an aquarium by Atlantic Reef Aquaculture, this precious Atlantic staghorn coral is chronicled through an amazing time lapse video…

IceCap has a new LunarLite LED retrofit and its coming in December

IceCap has a new LunarLite – Blue LED Retrofit that will be available soon. This should work in nicely with their new Reef illuminations light fixture that was released at MACNA. IceCap had this to say on their website: The…

We’ve cherry picked some of the best livestock on the net, for you

Are you looking for something extra special for your reef tank? There seems to be a peak in the availability of amazing corals and reef fish right now and there’s no doubt that our sponsors are delivering the lion’s share…

Where in the world did Coral Morphologic get these crazy zoanthids?

If our monitor settings are correct, we are looking at some of the most brilliant, new varieties of zoanthids in a very long time. Coral morphologic is hawking a whole new variety of zoanthids in some unbelievably brilliant color combination…

Getting To The Bottom of Things: Alternative Reef Substrates

We sure spend a lot of time making our aquariums look  great, don’t we? Coral selection, rock placement, and overall layout of the aquascape are all things that seem to occupy a lot of our time when planning or setting…

Neo Nano aquarium fleshed out in video

We won’t even try to hide the fact that we’ve been smitten with Deepsea Aquatic’s Neo Nano aquarium since the first time we saw one in person. What’s there not to like? The trimless and braceless construction, the zero-edge look…

How the reef Jaubert system work in aquariums

In the reef aquarium hobby today it is common to have an abundance of live rock and a hefty, powerful protein skimmer. This system, named the Berlin system is a very popular and stable way to keep a reef aquarium.…

Black market aquarium supplier gets jail time

A Miami man will forfeit his boat and spend 10 months in jail for illegally harvesting brilliantly colorful corallimorphs, prized for saltwater aquariums, from the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Alexandre Alvarenga, 40, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge…