Neptune Systems launch new A3 Apex, A3 Apex Pro, and A3 Jr controller systems

Neptune Systems has released its latest generation aquarium monitoring and controller systems. The two existing Apex and ApexEL controller systems are being replaced by three new A3 models – the A3 Apex, A3 Apex Pro, and A3 Jr. The A3…

Flash sale on EcoTech, AI, and Neptune Systems this weekend

This week we told you EcoTech, Neptune Systems, BRS, and Aquaillumination now all sit together under the new, Aperture Pet &Life company banner and today, it looks like they’re sharing the love with a massive sale. Apex, Radion, Hydra, and…

Aperture Pet & Life is formed to join BRS, EcoTech, and Neptune Systems brands

Aperture Pet & Life is a new company which was announced today to amalgamate and further develop some of our favorite reefkeeping brands. Last year investment group Bertram Capital acquired Bulk Reef Supply (which then bought Marine Depot,) then they…

Marine Aquarium Photography: The Basics of Exposure

At its core, the reef aquarium hobby is a pursuit of aesthetics. We seek out visually appealing fish and corals and look for inspiration in other aquarists’ tanks. More and more reef hobbyists want to share their hobby with others…

Understanding the photography triad: ISO, aperture and shutter speed

As aquarium owners, we are often very proud of our creations and want to capture them in pictures. Perhaps it’s that Acropora that you’ve been growing, or that fish that you love so much. Photography is a great way to…

How to: Take Extreme Macro Coral Photos

Much of what we do revolves around our ability to take nice looking photos and videos. Every now and again, we are lucky enough to pick up a new piece of equipment that allows us to shoot from a truly…