Global container crisis causes price increases and out of stocks

The rising cost and scarcity of shipping containers are having a knock-on effect on the aquatic trade.

Coronavirus Already Threatening Supply of Aquarium Goods

The threat of the Coronavirus has been the subject of many headlines over the last few weeks, and China is going to great lengths to contain the spread of the infection. These efforts have gone as far as to quarantine…

Video Tour of China’s Biggest Aquarium Show, CIPS part 1

If there’s one thing about the reef aquarium hobby that doesn’t even compare to the freshwater world, it’s the huge number of competitions in various parts of the hobby. Sure we’ve got some localized coral grow-out challenges but it’s not…

Chinese Companies are Serious About Aquarium Heaters!

If you were an aquarist in the 1990s and you were suddenly transported to 2018, you’d be very surprised to see that heater technology pretty much hasn’t changed, at least in America and Europe. Heater ‘technology’, if you can give…

RedStarfish’s new skimmer is an inception of Cones and Bubble Diffusers

Red Satrfish is a nascent Chinese aquairum brand that has been iterating on aquarium designs at a pretty rapid clip. Their newest RSN Plus cone protein skimmers is one of their first which is attempting to improve on the now-standard…

Oldest Known Sponge Fossil Found In China

A newly published article documenting the discovery of a tiny fossil from Southern China is helping to expand our understanding of the very earliest stages of the evolution of multicellular animal life. (image above is¬†Eocyathispongia. Image from Yin et al…

Check out this amazing $1.5 million custom aquarium

Are you tired of your current aquarium setup? Have $1.5 million lying around? Want to throw a party inside your aquarium? Then you have to check out this unique custom aquarium that is not only BIG but has a room…

World’s largest aquarium opens in China, sets five world records

There is a new king when it comes to aquariums and it is setting new world records — five in fact. The Guinness World Records recently confirmed the new Chimelong Ocean Kingdom that just opened in China is now officially…

Video emerges of Chinese mall aquarium bursting with 15 people injured

Remember that aquarium that burst in a mall in China that injured 15 people we covered last week? New video has emerged showing the tank bursting open and sending a massive wall of water at bystanders. It is amazing to…

Giant aquarium ruptures, injures 15 at mall in China

A large aquarium at a mall in Shanghai, China, burst and injured 15 people the other day. The 7-meter-long, 3-meter high aquarium was on the first floor of a mall that replaced a window between the inside and outside. The…