Reef Tanks of Instagram are Beauty Magazines all over again

“Do not read beauty magazines. They will only make you feel ugly.” These iconic words appeared in the “Wear Sunscreen” address given to graduates in 1997 by Mary Schmich of the Chicago Tribune and were later popularised by Australian film…

Takaki’s Japanese ‘Nature Aquarium’ Style Reef Tank

Calling all freshwater planted tank aquarists, we need more of you in the saltwater hobby!! If this beautiful split tank design is any indication of how the mind of planted hobbyist translates to the saltwater world… Join us!! Takaki Yagisawa…

Dream Reef Tanks From #reefbuilders Instagram

We’ve been watching all your Reef Builders posts, and just want to thank everyone for continuing to share your amazing reef aquarium displays using #reefbulders on Instagram!! Not a day goes by where we aren’t completely blown away by your…

Five Full Tanks From Instagram With #ReefBuilders

Last week we featured five nano tanks using #reefbuilders, and couldn’t help but browse the # again only this time for full tanks. Running full-size tanks like these requires dedication, and we can only imagine the time and money spent…

We Found These Nano Tanks While Searching #reefbuilders For Tiny Tank Inspiration

Anytime we find ourselves looking for some reef tank inspiration we head over to Instagram. We find ourselves scrolling through what people have been posting under #reefbuilders and we’re excited to see the hashtag reach nearly 100,000 mentions! We love…

Fluorescent Friday – the macro time lapse videos of Coral Morphologic

When it comes to imaging and photographing corals, few shooters can come close to the level of skill displayed by Coral Morphologic. In addition to growing lotsa vice zoanthids, presenting at a TEDx conference, and rescuing rare corals from the Miami River,…

An Instagram Blitz of Denver area Local Fish Stores

As a region, Denver and the surrounding central-area of Colorado is gifted with more than its fair share of high quality aquarium stores. Freshwater fish, saltwater fish, corals and reef tanks are all very well represented across the front range…

Reef Builders Instagram Eye Candy

In case you haven’t heard, Instagram is an easy way to share pictures and videos and Reef Builders has been at it for a while now. We’ve built up a whole lotta great pictures and videos on the Reef Builders…

Wes Shinego documents the shallow reef life of Hawaii one instagram post at a time

Reef culture and social media may not be the likeliest of pairings, but it’s safe to say that in recent years the movement toward a more internet savvy environment has definitely taken a footing. You’re now hard pressed to find wholesalers or…

Get the most out of Reef Builders: New Chrome extension and social links

We know we have the best fans and wanted to make sure you are able to get the most out of the entire Reef Builders experience and wanted to share our new Chrome browser extension and social media links. For…