Overload On The Nano & Pico Reefs of Elite Reef

Under the very curious watch of the American reef scene, nano and pico reef aquariums have blossomed into an art form all their own. Nowhere is the culture of nano reefing more evident than at Elite Reef in Arvada, Colorado.  This…

A perfect pico reef tank at Elite Reef

With a small reef tank, pico reefs being the lower limit, the aquarist has to pay very careful attention to what animals are introduced, how quickly temperature and salinity can change, and especially, to monitor water chemistry which can┬árapidly change.…

Aquarium Harlem Shake video breathes new life into the aging meme

In the world of the internet, the average lifespan of a good meme is about ten days and since the Harlem Shake has been blowing up for two to three weeks now, it is nearly geriatric as far as viral…

SWC 160 cone skimmer still rockin after 6 months of solid performance

When a protein skimmer like the SWC 160 cone comes along with over 20″ of conical reaction height, a decent pump and a price that seems way to good to be true, we gotta admit we tried out the SWC…