Maxspect Will Now be Distributed Exclusively by Aperture in North America

Maxspect is one of the most thoughtful and innovative brands of reef aquarium equipment and they were part of the first wave of companies that helped reefers put LEDs over their reef tanks. Their groundbreaking line of ‘turbine’ style Gyre…

Maxspect Coral Pruner is Ideal for Thick SPS Skeletons

The first time we saw the Maxspect Coral Pruner we thought we’d hardly every have a chance to use it but lately they’ve been proving themselves very useful. The size of the blades of this aquarium-suitable pair of pruning shears…

Jump SK-800 Skimmer From Maxspect: Hands-on and Comparison

The Jump SK-800 Skimmer is a new device from Maxspect that we learned about just around two months ago and we’re lucky enough to have a review unit to start putting through its paces. Virtually all the features of the…

Maxspect Explains Why They Went With a 160 Mesh Media Bag

Chemical filtration can be an important tool for maintaining water quality in a reef aquarium and these days most reefers use some sort of flow through media reactor for use with GFO, activated carbon or aluminum oxide medias. With so…

Maxspect’s Jump protein skimmer gets a double capacity bigger brother

The company that brought us the Razor, Gyre, and Aeraqua Duo has added a new, larger skimmer model to its Jump, value equipment range. Called the MJ-SK800, the 800 model shares all of the features of the MJ-SK400 but with…

Maxspect Nano-Tech Anaerobic Blocks are a Creative Approach to Denitrification

Nano-Tech Anaerobic Blocks are the newest addition to Maxspect’s rapidly growing catalogue of medias for treatment of aquarium water. For thirty years we’ve seen a wide range of products come to market promising to offer anaerobic denitrification by simply creating…

Maxspect Gyre Pro XFP 1400 is the Biggest Gyre to Date

The Maxspect Gyre Pro XFP 1400 is a brand new water mover for the very largest of tanks with enough power to drive a small boat. With a maximum power draw of four hundred watts, the flow rate of the Maxspect…

Nano-Tech Clear-Cube & PhosPhree Coming Soon from Maxspect

Nano-Tech Clear-Cube & PhosPhree are two new water purification medias that will soon be released by Maxspect and they are not the usual fare in the aquarium hobby. The Nano-Tech PhosPhree is a phosphate absorbing resin that we have seen…

Maxspect Jump L-165 LED Strikes a Balance of Features, Power, and Price

The Maxspect Jump L-165 is a new light fixture that brings together a very rare balance of power, features and performance at a mid-range price point that is often ignored in the aquarium hobby. We’ve seen a lot of new…

Maxspect’s Light Program-Sharing QR Code is Genius!

MaxSpect’s new Jump line of aquarium products are an interesting mix of devices that include a return pump, a gyre pump, protein skimmer and a compelling mid-range LED light. As we started taking a deeper look at the new Blue…