Important Water Parameters For Keeping A Saltwater Aquarium

Healthy water equals healthy fish and coral, but how do you know what’s best? Water quality is a fundamental aquarium skill, and understanding how to read and decipher water tests can clue us in on problems. The first parameters you…

The Importance of Regular Calcium reactor Maintenance

The Twin Tech Calcium reactor by Deltec has been one of the most critical pieces of equipment for maintaining mineral balance on the largest system at the Reef Builders Studio. For over 18 months this hot rod of chemistry management…

The Versa Might Be the Only ‘Smart’ Pump With Continuous Dosing

The Versa from Ecotech Marine is a dosing pump with many different applications, making it versatile for a wide range of utilities. It’s programmable, controllable, and most reefers will use it for precise dosing of additives and water changes, but…

GHL Ion Director Monitors Calcium, Magnesium & Nitrate with NO Reagents!

The Ion Director by GHL is a very promising new device that brings the aquarium world one step closer to robotic reefing. GHL released the KH Director at a time when many different manufacturers were converging on creating their own…

Neptune Systems Trident Finally Went on Sale This Week

The Neptune Systems Trident is an ambitious new product finally released this week to great fanfare and anticipation. Neptune Systems has a history of aiming for grandiose visions of fully automated reef tanks, and the Trident is the culmination of…

Carbo-Calcium by Tropic Marin Redefines the Meaning of Concentrated

Carbo Calcium by Tropic Marin is a new additive which packs an incomprehensible concentration of both calcium and carbonate buffer. Coming from the makers of the classic and iconic Turbo-Calcium, Tropic Marin has developed this new solution to consist of 40,000 milligrams…

Continuum Reef Basis & Coral Color is a Complete Dosing System

Reef Basis and Coral Color is a new handful of additives from Continuum Aquatics that aims to simplify the complete dosing of minerals and trace elements for reef tanks. Reef Basis KH Buffer, Calcium +, and Magnesium handle the mineral…

Reef Endurance is a new brand of liquid supplements

Reef Endurance is a new brand of liquid supplements that is going to be previewed at the CoralVue booth at Reefapalooza Orlando this weekend. This is one we haven’t heard of before and doing a Google search brings back nothing…

The Calcium Guardian is Almost Ready for Total Monitoring (and Control) of Calcium

The Calcium Guardian is a spanking new combination calcium monitor and controller from the company that brought us the first alkalinity controller, the KH Guardian. Building upon the technology and similar principles as the KH Guardian, the Calcium Guardian is…

New CalcFeeder AC Mini from PacificSun

PacificSun really surprised us with their original CalcFeeder Pro which uses an optical sensor to automatically monitor dissolution rate, and now they’ve gone ahead and made an even smaller model. The CalcFeeder AC Mini is the newest model in their…