3 days, a camera and a reef aquarium: Upgrade recorded in stop motion

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BF7H6suBI4[/youtube] Setting up or upgrading your reef aquarium is hard work but despite being time consuming and frustrating, it is one of the most rewarding yet sadistically fun parts of the hobby. One hobbyist set up a camera to capture…

Aqua Medic Kauderni a new all-in-one aquarium

The Aqua Medic Kauderni was just announced by the German company as the lastest in its line of plug-and-play aquariums. Continuing on its nomenclature for fish, the Kauderni is named after the Banggai Cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) and packs in a…

Lytro light field trip at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

https://pictures.lytro.com/lightmatter/pictures/72476 It’s no secret that we love the Lytro light field camera, and we are not the only ones to think that the bleeding edge light field camera is perfect for aquariums. This sequence of shots taken at the Monterey…

Zero Reef East- less is more when setting up a nano coral tank

I like to think of myself as a progressive hobbyist. Despite being in the hobby for more than three decades, I always try to push myself to keep up on the state of the art in marine aquarium practice, and…

Aquarium history fun using Ngrams from Google labs

Some of you may know that Google has been scanning books for the last few years and so far they have scanned approximately 15 million books or just a little over 10% of written accounts. Using a subsample of this…

Juvenile Bank’s butterflyfish gets a closeup on video

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuHDypcsxjg[/youtube] B-Box aquarium is one of the select few fish stores always at the forefront of something rare or exciting. This time, with a video of a juvenile Bank’s butterflyfish (Prognathodes aya). While not as rare and not nearly as expensive…

Man builds largest home aquarium in the UK in his basement

Sometimes we go to extremes in this hobby but few go as far as Jack Heathcote. The UK resident wasn’t satisfied with a simple large aquarium and built what could be considered the largest home aquarium in the country in the…

Nike shoe transformed into aquarium

It seems some people just can’t resist making aquariums out of mundane, daily items and this is no exception. We came across this interesting post on a Nike Air Max 360 running shoe transformed into an aquarium by taking off the…

Telephone aquarium booth brings some flair to the urban art scene

The Aquarium Telephone booth is an installation which might make you think again about what vessels are supposed to be used for aquarium fish. Following the quasi-total abandonment of telephone booths due to the ubiquity of cellular phones, artists Benedetto…

Europe’s largest privately-owned aquarium installed in London’s Heron Tower

Europe’s largest privately-owned aquarium was recently delivered to London’s upcoming Heron Tower giving this new development quite a bit of eye candy in the lobby. The aquarium will hold 70,000l (approx. 18,492 gallons) of water and measures in at 12m…