Walt Smith’s Fiji Cultured Live Rock and Fish Heads’ Real Reef Live Rock Go Head-To-Head

Online saltwater livestock retailer Drs. Foster & Smith’s Diver’s Den at Live Aquaria caught our attention over the past couple weeks with a new product quietly “snuck in” to the daily Diver’s Den emails.  Listed under the invertebrates category, there…

Reef on the Rocks offers manufactured, dry aragonite reef rock

Reef on the Rocks is offering you the benefits of aragonite-based DIY reef rock without the hassle of mixing the ingredients, forming and curing the rock and of course – having to clean up the mess. Made from white cement,…

We might have to kiss Florida Live Rock goodbye: Offshore live rock aquaculture in Federal waters threatened by HR 3534

A new proposed bill, H.R. 3534, that includes language repealing permits for aquaculture facilities (like live rock) in U.S. Federal waters, was recently approved by the U.S. House of Representatives. HR 3534 is now moving to the U.S. Senate and…

Poll: Can you tell the difference between AquaRoche ceramic and live rock?

We know that AquaRoche has been working to increase the porosity of their ceramic structures but it is uncertain how recent this degree of porosity and heterogeneity was developed and whether you’ll find these live rock impostors already sitting over…

Eshopps reveals world’s first moving reef rock

Have you ever had someone look at your tank and ask why the live rock doesn’t move? Well now with Eshopp’s new MVI 3146 you can have that moving live rock look you’ve always wanted. The MVI 3146 might run on…

Aqua Roche seeks to lower your live rock costs

We’ve seen fake rock before, you know that rock that looks like rock but really isn’t rock. However this French company named Aqua Roche wants to change the perception of fake rock (base rock). Using a clay material, shapes are…

How to set up a Reef Tank

The Best Guide for Starting a Reef Tank There is never a bad time to jump into the world of reef aquariums. You might have never owned an aquarium or just starting the move from freshwater to saltwater tanks now…