Tropic Eden Morroca Makes us Excited About Reef Rock Again

We’ve already recognized Tropic Eden’s new Morroca rock, formerly known as Pukani, as one of the best new products of 2021 and any reefer worth their weight in salt will be impressed by this new creation. Everything about Tropic Eden…

Tropic Eden Pukani Rock is a Clone of the Real Thing

Tropic Eden Pukani Rock is a new marine aquarium aquascaping product with an uncanny resemblance to one of the most popular live rock locations of all time. Fiji live rock and all its forms was the quintessential source for real,…

LifeRock Flatz Helps Make your Rock Shelves Purple

LifeRock Flatz is a new shape of dry rock from CaribSea which, as its name implies, is a nice flat shaped rock useful in many aquascaping scenarios. With the rise increasing popularity of dry rock for creating reef tank rock…

Real Wild Australian Live Rock Available from Unique Corals

Live rock has been the backbone of setting up a new reef tank since time immemorial but in recent years, dry rock, mined options and manmade alternatives have mostly crowded out the capsules of reef life we used to call…

Is Cornerstone the New Standard in Artificial Branch Rock?

Branch shaped live rocks have long been the most popular aquascaping material for use in our beloved reef aquariums and it’s always been the hardest to find. The wild stuff is made by ginormous large colonies of branching staghorn Acropora…

Dutch Reef Rock Offers More Than Thirty Rock Shapes

Dutch Reef Rock is a new aquarium company that specializes in making artificial reef aquarium rock in a wide range of shapes and sizes for all kinds of reef tanks. Handmade artificial reef aquarium rock is nothing new and many…

How to Cycle a Reef Aquarium Right Away – With Corals First

Forever and a day we have been schooled in how to set up and cycle an aquarium. Set it up, wet it, add bacteria, test, add fish, test again, and then eventually add corals. But here at Reef Builders we can’t help but think there’s another way to fast reef tank cycling, and that actually, people have been doing it wrong all along…

Reef Therapy Sessions – Real Live Rock and the Kessil A500X

It’s official, with the massive success of last week’s pilot episode of Reef Therapy it’s clear that the reef aquarium community has been longing for an uninterrupted lengthy discussion format like this. Together with our old friend Mark van der…

Tampa Bay Saltwater’s New Owners Will Breathe Life into Live Rock Farm

Tampa Bay Saltwater is a name that has become synonymous with Caribbean live rock, having pioneered the concept of turning dry rock into life-encrusted pieces of the reef. TBS has been on the quiet side the last couple of years…

Observations on Dry Rock Aquascaping

Throughout my years in the marine aquarium hobby, I’ve typically aquascaped my systems using cured live rock from Fiji. However, when setting up my 125-gallon tank in our new home about a year and a half ago, I wanted to…