EpoReef Aquascaping Rocks by ATI

EpoReef is a new concept from German aquarium company ATI which is a kit of reef-suitable rocks. The selection of EpoReef rocks are specially chosen to be mixed and matched to create a modular system of aquascaping.  Presumably made of…

Ceramic Vida-Rock is Back With Great New Shapes, WYSIWYG Too!

VidaRock was once one of the great Ceramic rock makers in the U.S. but they seemed to have busied themselves with other projects the last few years. After a long absence the company is back with a ton of new…

BioTek Marine now offering a line of handmade ceramic reef rock

Aquarium Specialty’s Biotek Marine line just added a catalog of ceramic reef rock in a variety of shapes and sizes. The Biotek Marine Ceramic rocks come in three basic types, a ceramic cave rock, a ceramic shelf rock, and a…

Ceramic Wrasse-Rock gives labrids a place to sleep in barebottom tanks

Barebottom aquariums are one of many ways to set up a reef or fish rank but what do you do if you want to keep sand-sleeping wrasses in your barebottom setup? Some might say that certain species of¬†Halichoeres and¬†Macropharyngodon simply…

The Alternative Reef purple ceramic products in the flesh

The Alternative Reef displayed purple, black, and even a purple/black mix of their popular ceramic products at MACNA 2013. This includes frag discs, plugs, magnetic shelf rocks and frag stations. But they also had some really nice larger ceramic aquascaping…

Sneak Peek – New Alternative Reef Ceramic Frag Plugs

At a recent belated holiday party, Jim Grassinger of The Filter Guys (perhaps familiar to readers for their RO/DI systems) gave us a sneak peek at a new design for ceramic frag plugs by The Alternative Reef.¬† The new style…

Magnetic ceramic branch rock from The Alternative Reef can support coral and hide pumps

The new magnetic ceramic branch-shelves from The Alternative Reef demonstrate that the company has continued to improve on the design of their original magnetic cermic rock shelf. The new branch shelves are very uniquely shaped and they can be used…

Poll: Can you tell the difference between AquaRoche ceramic and live rock?

We know that AquaRoche has been working to increase the porosity of their ceramic structures but it is uncertain how recent this degree of porosity and heterogeneity was developed and whether you’ll find these live rock impostors already sitting over…

Cerameco’s Vida Rock getting some great new shapes

Cerameco introduced the Vida Rock recently, a ceramic alternative to live rock, and were on hand at MAX this weekend at the Utah Marine Aquarium Society booth showcasing some of the cool handmade creations. This environmentally friendly solution to traditional…

Rock like corners hide pumps, pipes available in Europe

A new ceramic rock wall is available for sale over in Europe. This clever design hides pumps and overflows allowing you to use aquascape in the way that you want. The best part of these wall pump hiding rocks is…