Top 5 reasons why we love MACNA

The Marine Aquarium Conference of North America is a yearly event buzzing with a cornucopia of reef related awesomeness. For some, it’s an annual tradition, for others, a pilgrimage. Regardless, MACNA presents its attendees with an exuberant atmosphere of fun and…

Hydra HD puts the Hydra 26 and 52 into ‘HyperDrive’

The Aqua Illumination Hydra HD is a next generation of Hydra 26 and Hydra 52 lights that look identical to their predecessors. The similarity of the new Hydra 26 HD and Hydra 52 HD is only superficial because there’s a host…

Neptune Systems new Fluid Monitoring Module

The Fluid Monitoring Module from Neptune Systems does what the name implies and connects to your already established system. It is very flexible in measuring fluid in various states, flow metering, optical water level sensors, lead detection probes or future…

Neptune Systems COR pump unveiled

The Neptune Systems COR pump was just announced this morning and it is an important new component in the Apex controller ecosystem of aquarium devices and accessories. With its blocky shape, angular edges and orange and grey color scheme, it is…

NYOS Purpure salt mix announced at MACNA

NYOS Purpure is a new salt mix from the German company that we just spied in the NYOS booth as they are setting up. Purpure is a funny name but an interesting salt mix that borrows some ideas from two…

CoralVue is releasing a slew of new IceCap marine aquarium products

IceCap is making a huge come back in the marine aquarium market. The brand first being resurrected first for a reverse osmosis unit, then a dosing pump, then the IceCap Gyre Interface module, and now a whole slew of diverse…

Reef Octopus VarioS Controller for Regal protein skimmers

We’re still 24 hours away from MACNA opening its doors but already we’re starting to scoop all the latest and greatest new products from this seminal, annual show. The Reef Octopus VarioS controller is a swanky looking new driver box…

Neptune DOS gets special pricing this weekend only

With all eyes on MACNA this weekend, Neptune is offering any the chance to save big on its Neptune DOS dosing and fluid metering system. This is a nice nod for the people who aren’t able to make it to MACNA…

Understanding Ascension: The road less traveled

Situated along the mid-Atlantic ridge, the Ascension Islands is a place oozing with mystic charm and celestial voodoo. This far flung outcrop of volcanic rock has captivated the hearts and minds of intrepid explorers alike, all with the intention of unraveling…

Navigating MACNA – Tips & Tricks

September brings MACNA 2015 to Washington D.C. along with a couple of thousand of your reefing friends, speakers from all corners of the globe and exhibitors with cool new products.  It’s three fun filled days and nights of non-stop reef keeping…