Aquavitro Phosfiltrum by Seachem dials phosphate removal up to 11

Phosfiltrum is a new phosphate removing filter media by Seachem which is part of their high performance Aquavitro line. After years of offering only their Aluminum Oxide phosphate remover Phosguard, Seachem has gone all in with three different types of…

Rich Ross focuses on Phosphate in the last MACNA 2014 speaker video

“Phosphate does not mean what you think it means” is probably one of the most profound things any speaker has said about this much maligned nutrient in our reef tanks. While PO4 gets a bad rap in our tanks, nothing,…

New Seachem PhosBond and PhosNet set to tackle your phosphate and silicate issues

Seachem released two new products, Seachem PhosBond and Seachem PhosNet, to help rid your system of phosphates and silicates. The trusty go-to granular ferric oxide (GFO) gets a boost in both of these products with PhosBond combining GFO with aluminum…

Milwaukee Instruments Handy Photometers for testing phosphate and more

Milwaukee Instruments revealed at PetsFestival last week that they would be releasing a full line of small, compact and affordable handy photometers for testing water chemistry like Phosphate and more. If Milwaukee’s Photometer’s seem like a familiar concept, that’s because…

AquaMaxx Phosphate Out Pro is a GFO with even more PO4 removing power

Phosphate Out Pro is a new, higher capacity phosphate remover for aquarium use that is made of the highest capacity granular ferric oxide (GFO) currently available. It’s been a few years since the release of the original AquaMaxx Phosphate Out…

GFO for Reef Aquarium Phosphate Control

Granular ferric oxide, or GFO, is a widely used form of chemical filtration in the reef-keeping hobby today. Chemical filtration, as the name suggests, purifies water by binding up impurities at the molecular level. As water is sent through the…

New Royal Nature Test Kits for Nitrite, Nitrate and Phosphates

Having found success when Royal Nature launched its first test kits back at Zoomark in May, the company had unveiled three more test kits┬ácheck your nitrite, nitrate and phosphates levels. All three test kits are designed to be easy to…

Fritz phosphate control is a new liquid in the fight against unwanted algae

Fritz Phosphate Control is a new liquid additive which is designed to quickly remove phosphates from aquarium water. Using Lanthanum as a primary ingredient, Fritz Phosphate Control also includes a small suite of other elements to enhance the precipitation reaction…

Lanthanum Reactor from derKroon Mechanics is specially designed for phosphate reduction

Lanthanum ‘Reactors’ have up until now been a very poorly known and specialized piece of equipment which has until now lived mostly in the ghetto-fabulous shadows. To help them make a mark on the reef scene, derKroon Mechanics has designed…

BlueLife USA releases rechargeable phosphate absorbing resin Phos Fx

PhosFX is a new phosphate removing media from BlueLife USA, makers of the widely used ClearFX aquarium water polishing filter. PhosFX is different from granular ferric oxide (GFO) and is said to absorb PO4 twice as fast, with a higher…