Little Reactor is a New Smaller Model from Two Little Fishies

The Little Reactor is a new smaller model of one of the hobby’s first and oldest media reactors from Two Little Fishies. We’ve always thought that reefers almost always used too much media on their reef tanks whether it’s activated carbon, GFO,…

Tunze Comline Silencer Uses Innovative Spiral Chamber

The Comline Silencer is an exciting new aquarium accessory from Tunze that should help reduce the degree to which you can hear the air intake of your protein skimmer. The Tunze Comline Silencer uses an innovative new design and if…

Seachem Made a Surprisingly Good ‘Dual’ Air Silencer

Besides the needle wheel impeller, the air silencer is one of the marvels of modern protein skimmer engineering. This simple device transforms out gurgling foam fractionating devices into a quasi silent saltwater filtration machine.  Air silencers deserve a lot more…

Maxspect Aeraqua Skimmer has Hidden Air Silencer!

Modern protein skimmers draw in more air than they ever have so the need for good, effective air silencers has never been greater. Unfortunately, making a good air silencer often means making it larger, but Maxspect has developed a new…

Don’t forget to clean your protein skimmer’s air silencer

As long as we’ve been reefing, it has always been well known and widely shared that is important to keep protein skimmer intakes clean. Whether you had a venturi or a needle wheel design protein skimmer, salt creep will accumulate…