Water Flow in Aquariums: Jake Adams at MACNA

Reef Builders own Jake Adams gives a presentation on water flow in aquariums. He states that the key to good water flow is moving water in one direction such as a circle. After that he continues and says if you…

LIVE: In Atlantic City the Banquet at MACNA

Reef Builders is here live at the Banquet for MACNA. We will be live blogging from the dinner feast. So stay tuned for more.

Reef Illuminations light from IceCap gets some help from the dedicated actinic LED

The new Reef Illuminations light fixture from IceCap, which we first reported on last Saturday, is a decent looker in person. The actinic LED assist is a neat trick which will likely set this fixture apart from many of the…

Steinhart Aquarium’s Rich Ross gives a MACNA talk that is edutainment about octopus and cuttlefish

We can’t think of a more entertaining way to wake up to coffee and breakfast than to attend Rich Ross’s ceph talk while he amuses and entertains. Whether or not you have a dedicated interest in Octopi or cuttlefish, ex-comedian…

Double Brite LEDs from Marineland are thin and stylish

The new Double Brite LEDs from Marineland may not be bright enough for the most light hungry corals but for general fish viewing and some moderate lighting needs, the Double Brite LEDs are one hot number. These cool running lights…

You know you’re at MACNA when. . .

You know you’re at MACNA when you see a custom, beautifully engraved canopy and stand proclaiming MACNA XXI. The live rock is the Red Sea faux live rock, and this tank will be showing off the new Reef Illuminations actinic…

Reef Builders is at MACNA!

So here we are in Atlantic City for the Marine Aquarium Conference of North America and Reef Builders is proud to be first on the scene to bring you the weekend long reporting of the biggest marine aquarium show of…

Reef Builders meetup at the MACNA Friday night reception

This Friday evening come join us for the Reef Builders meetup at the MACNA Friday night reception at the Sheraton Hotel. We’d love to meet new and old Reef Builders readers from across the country to discuss the first arduous…

Rod’s Food unveiling 3 new frozen foods: Fish Eggs, Pacific Plankton (Euphasia sp.) and Seaweed Blend

Not sure if we should be bothered about feeding fish eggs to fish, it’s kind of like feeding children to people, but that hasn’t stopped Rod’s Food from developing a new frozen fish food formulation called simply ‘Fish Eggs’.  Two…

11 Reasons to go to a MACNA conference

What is MACNA? For those of you who don’t know MACNA usually happens in September, annually. Some say it’s a conference, while others say its the best reef event in the world. What is MACNA and why should you attend?…