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…

Gaze Into This Crystal Reef Ball by Mini Ecossistemas Brazil

We’ve looked into a crystal ball, and this is what our future holds. A thriving mini-ecosystem contained in the most mystical crystalline orb. We were spellbound by this “show de bola” saltwater crystal ball and reached out to Fl├ívio Akira…

Top 10 Tips for an EASY & Successful Nano Reef Tank

There’s never been a better time to get into miniature reef aquariums, and setting up a small nano tank is a great way to get started. Reef tanks used to be mystical, magical glass boxes of reef biology but since…

Two Month Update on the One-Day Nano Reef Tank Build [Video]

It’s never been easier to set up a reef tank and this is precisely what we set out to demonstrate in our recent build of starter nano reef tank. In less than 24 hours we took a Red Sea Max…

TheReefbox Launches new Concept All in One Aquarium on KickStarter

TheReefbox is a new concept reef setup that has a slightly different, modern take on how an all in one aquarium should work. This is far from the first all in one reef aquarium setup that we’ve seen have a…

JBJ Neon Cube is Quite a Fancy Nano Tank

The new Neon Cube line of nano aquariums from JBJ may have been designed mostly with GloFish in mind, but these are going to go much further than genetically modified fish. With all the super fluorescent strains of corals we…

How to Pico Reef with Bobby Melton of Worldwide Corals [Video]

Pico Reef tanks are a special group of very small reef aquarium which are generally agreed to be around five gallons or less. Just like ‘full sized’ mini reef aquariums, nano and pico reef aquariums can be difficult to maintain…

The ‘Instant Nano Reef’ is Doing Great after Three Months in the Studio

When the build out of the Reef Builders Studio first began, I thought it was fitting and necessary to go ahead and get one token reef tank in there as soon as possible. Since all the big aquariums were still…

Vlog 2 & 3 on the Buildup of the Reef Builders Studio

We’re firing on all cylinders over at the new Reef Builders Studio and already have a couple more videos on our progress. On one end we’ve got nearly 100 square feet between three flat coral flats to set up, and…

EasyTank Is an ATO For Tiny & Nano Reefs

If you’ve never heard of a ‘glug jug’ then you are lucky to be experiencing reef tanks in our current golden age. But back in the olden days, well before there were any top off devices besides mechanical float valves,…