The Next Wave 60 is TMC’s new nano tank bundle

Tropical Marine Centre has launched a new nano tank called The Next Wave 60. Aimed at countertop reefing, this one looks superficially similar to other All-In-One tanks on the market, but drill down into the detail and it’s a pretty…

Eshopps Deskmate is an AIO everyone has the space for

Eshopps has launched a new desktop aquarium called Deskmate. Best known for their acrylic sumps, skimmers, and overflows, the twenty-year-old company has now produced an All-In-One acrylic pico tank, and we gotta say it looks like fun! Deskmate is just…

Blue Light Nano Video and Answering Your Most FAQ

Some types of reef tanks require a regular maintenance schedule with careful attention to details, dosing, chemistry and plenty of cleaning of the glass, skimmer, detritus removal and water changes. Other setups like our Red Sea nano reef tank are…

The Nano Reef gets First Deep Cleaning in Two Years [Video]

Despite much conflicting information about reef aquariums, small nano reef tanks are the easiest and most affordable way to dip your toes into this fascinating and stimulating hobby. It’s been over two years since we installed the Red Sea Nano…

Two Year Update of the 1-Day Nano Reef Tank Build

We love new and exciting reef aquarium gear as much as the next diehard hobbyist and it’s literally the lifeblood of the Reef Builders blog. But at the end of the day our main goal with reef aquariums has always…

Mini Reef Ready Tank from PNW Customs is Peak Pico

Whether you call them mini reefs, nano reefs, or pico reefs, there’s no doubt that human nature has an innate fascination with miniature versions of all things, and especially reef tanks. Commercially available nano reef aquariums have gotten smaller and…

The Acan Garden Nano Reef and the Jump LED Lighting It

In todays video we take a closer look at this Acan dominated reef tank, including a brand new light from Maxpect in their Jump line of aquarium accessories. A lot can be accomplished in a small space when the proper…

The Inspiring Anemone Cube of Aquarium Design Group

Today’s reef tanks are a far cry from the natural reefs we (used to) try to replicate with more attention being paid to the arrangement of the rocks before the tank is even filled, than how the living animals will…

500 Day Update of the One Day Nano Reef [Video]

It’s been a good long interval since we did an update on our one-day nano reef tank build but this tank has been absolutely coasting. Part of the reason for the delay is that we did an update at 300…

300 Days of Cruise Control on this 1-Day Nano Reef Tank [VIDEO]

Many decades ago, the most common tip you would get about building a saltwater aquarium was to start with the ‘largest tank you can afford’. In those early days when keeping a saltwater tank was as much luck as it…