Filtertronic Expected Release Date in Third Quarter or 2022

The Filtertronic is one of the newest automatic filter roll coming soon to the aquarium hobby from the automation specialists at Focustronic. We first heard of this new automatic filter roll in fall of 2020 and it appears that we…

Red Sea ReefMat Review – The Best Auto Filter Roll to Date

The Red Sea ReefMat Review is one of the easiest reviews we’ve ever done and in a way we’ve been working up to this moment for the better part of a decade. It’s no secret that we have been massive…

Rocky Mountain Fish Filters is Bringing Disc Filters to Aquariums

Mechanical filtration is one of the most fundamental processes of purifying water whether it be for drinking purposes, for agriculture, or in our case for keeping aquarium clean and clear. In our reef tanks the function of mechanically cleaning aquarium…

Red Sea ReefMat: 10 Things we Already Love About It

The Red Sea ReefMat is an ambitious new device which is making its mark in the burgeoning young product category of automatic filter rolls. First announced just a few short months ago in December the ReefMat has been one of…

Hybrid Filter Sock Combines both Mesh and Felt

The new hybrid filter sock from Poseidon Flow Technologies is an interesting new concept in getting reef aquarium water as clean and clear as possible. While not displayed by themselves at MACNA 2019 last weekend, a closer look inside the…

How Much Waste Does a Filter Roll Remove?

Since the advent of automatic filter rolls, no one has been more keen on this approach to mechanical filtration making it to consumer grade than us. Since 2010 we’ve watched as automatic filter rolls have gotten smaller, cheaper, and more…

New Magic Belt Roll Filters by Aqua Beast

The Magic Belt is a new Automatic Roll Filter from Chinese company Aqua Beast. The Magic Belt Automatic Roll Filter takes a step away from the smaller and more modular roll filters that are designed to be fit into tiny…

ClariSea Gen 2 Is Aiming To Be The Breakthrough Filter Roll

The ClariSea is perhaps the first aquarium roll filter to release a second generation version for the aquarium hobby. The ClariSea Gen 2 is unique in that it is designed to have a very small footprint while not sacrificing water…

Aquarium Automation: The Theiling Rollermat and Other Web-Filtering Technologies

The problem For the longest time, I have been trying to lengthen the maintenance interval for the filter socks on my 450-gallon system, which currently clog every two days. I tried eliminating filter socks completely for a period of time,…

Don’t Neglect These 5 Critical Marine Aquarium Maintenance Tasks!

Keeping a marine aquarium healthy and thriving requires a significant level of maintenance. For the most part, we hobbyists are pretty good at tackling chores in a timely manner, but in some cases we’re a little more prone to procrastination—usually…