Nano reef roller mat is aquatic innovation encapsulated

Reef aquarium parts designer ISeaLive has invented a nano roller filter to fit the Fluval Evo 13.5. The YouTuber/3D printer has previously designed and made everything from light diffusers to pump guards and media boxes, but this latest innovation, a…

Reef Delete improves reach with long arm holder and hand grip trigger

Reef Delete’s makers ITC Reefculture showed off a long-reach solution for their unique pest device at Interzoo 2022. Not formerly named yet, the prototype device offers users extended reach down into their tanks but also remote button pressing and holding…

Ukraine’s A&C Protein Skimmer is Packed With Innovation

The reef aquarium hobby is truly a global community and every major region has its own specialties in how they build reefs, and how they design reef aquarium gear. Eastern Europe is an insular hotspot with influence from both Europe…

An overview of 3D Printing in the reef aquatics hobby

There comes a time in this hobby that something breaks, or a custom solution is needed, and you wish you can just make it like a scene in some old science fiction movie.  For my last tank build, I needed…

3D Printed Ricordea Nursery is Great for Loose Polyps & Soft Corals

The interest in large showy Ricordea yuma is on the rise and with it, we’re seeing an increase in the number of quality specimens available to the aquarium hobby. But Australia has always been hot for their large ‘Rics’ and coral…

Anemone Protection Guard is the Newest Innovation From 3D Printing

The 3D printing revolution is really just beginning in the reef aquarium hobby and a new product has emerged which really makes the technology shine. The new anemone protection guard is an ingenious use 3D printing technology and it helps to…

Add Variable Flow To Your Tank With The RFG Nozzle

The Random Flow Generator nozzle is an interesting accessory from Vivid Creative Aquatics. Much like the eductors and ‘flow accelerator’ that were introduced to the reef scene more than ten years ago, the RFG Nozzle modifies incoming water flow from…

TT Gadgets Built An Ingenious 3D Printed Bristleworm Trap

The TT Gadgets Brsitleworm Trap is a very handy 3D printed device intended to reduce populations of these much maligned invertebrates. Bristleworms are a fact of life on the reef, and in reef aquariums, but it’s important to keep their populations…