Upgrade Your Aquarium With The Hydor Setlz D Return Pump

As your aquarium grows and more importantly your livestock collection grows, it’s inevitable water becomes dirty through feeding and waste. Filtration and flow is a great place to start when you’re ready to start upgrading your aquarium gear. The Seltz…

Add Variable Flow To Your Tank With The RFG Nozzle

The Random Flow Generator nozzle is an interesting accessory from Vivid Creative Aquatics. Much like the eductors and ‘flow accelerator’ that were introduced to the reef scene more than ten years ago, the RFG Nozzle modifies incoming water flow from…

This is one serious closed loop system

To close loop or not to close loop is one question serious reef geeks try and consider. If you have the luxury, a closed loop system is a fantastic way to handle flow in the aquarium without having to have…

Rock Flower Anemones Resurge in Popularity

Rock flower anemones are trending in popularity as of late in the reef aquarium hobby. They have always been readily available in the industry, as they are harvested close by in the Caribbean. But despite their relatively easy accessibility, they’ve…

Tesla’s one-way valve is simply genius

Nikola Tesla was one genius dude ahead of his time. Among his 278 known patents is this gem called a “Valvular Conduit” that is s simple one-way valve with no moving parts. Issued in 1920, US Patent #1,329,559 was recreated thanks…

Unboxing two new Aquarium Currents products: The Sea Sweep and New Multi-Size Sea Swirl

Aquarium Currents has been around a long time and the American-made Sea Swirl, one of its signature products, has been available to hobbyists since 1998. Another newer and innovative product is the Sea Sweep, which is an oscillating device for propeller pumps like the Tunze…

The New Tunze Stream 6105 – lots of flow in pure silence

I’m a quirky reef hobbyist and as mentioned in earlier posts, I keep my reefs with ‘careful neglect‘. I like equipment that is quiet, reliable, and low maintenance. I’ve gone through countless skimmers and reactors to find ones that fit…

Snapper 18 from Reeflo is a powerful and efficient water pump

ReeFlo is at it again, recently adding the Snapper 18 to its line of quality American-made assembled water pumps. For hobbyists looking to combine the pressure capacity of a magnetic drive pump with the quiet, efficient flow of a ReeFlo…