What is a Starfire glass aquarium? The lowdown on low-iron glass

Starfire glass is the brand name for a type of low-iron, a high-clarity glass used for one or more viewing panels on an aquarium. The term may be a bit confusing as people often use the term Starfire in a…

MACO1 Will be the First LED Light Made Completely From Glass

The MACO1 is an LED light the likes of which we’ve never seen before, as it will be constructed entirely from glass. MACO1 is an acronym for Marine Acceleration Compliant Objects, whatever that means, but what really matters is that…

ReefGlass nano air driven protein skimmer

ReefGlass is a new company that has started offering a small glass protein skimmer for nano tanks. The ReefGlass is more or less an american-made copy of the Mame Glass protein skimmer that nano-reefers lusted over several years ago. While…

DIY Marine Aquarium Chiller

Aquatic creatures, with the exception of mammals, are all cold-blooded animals. Some sharks and tuna slightly warm their blood through the movement of their muscles, but we don’t normally keep pelagic sharks or tuna in our tanks, so we don’t…

New glass dramatically reduces glare, reefing applications abound

Glare on glass is never fun and if Nippon Electric Glass has anything to do with things, light glare off of glass will be just about non-existent with the company’s new “invisible glass.” According to reports across the web that…

Poll: Glass or Acrylic?

We were just wondering for no particular reason: which substrate for your tank do you prefer? [poll id=”2″]