We Found These Nano Tanks While Searching #reefbuilders For Tiny Tank Inspiration

Anytime we find ourselves looking for some reef tank inspiration we head over to Instagram. We find ourselves scrolling through what people have been posting under #reefbuilders and we’re excited to see the hashtag reach nearly 100,000 mentions! We love…

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…

30 Day Reef Tank – Gear, Space, And Cycling

Setting up a reef tank for someone who’s not in the hobby. Ever since we set our eyes on the Lifegard Aquatics Crystal peninsula nano tank, we knew it would be the perfect addition to our family home. But convincing…

8 Things to Think About to Help Find the Perfect Reef Tank

You have been bitten by the reefing bug and decided you are going all-in, diving headfirst into the hobby. But the best piece of advice we can give you is, take your time and really think about what you want…

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…

Talking About Nano Reefs With Dave Fason of NanoBox Reef

Nano Reef Tanks are one of the most important segments of the reef aquarium hobby, It’s through these smaller approachable miniature displays that many reefers get their start, but that doesn’t mean nano reefs are just for beginners.  On the…

Maintaining A Super Easy Nano Reef Tank (Video)

The first thing most non-aquarist think when you tell them you have a saltwater aquarium is that it must take so much time, be very expensive, and very hard to maintain. That may have been true way back in the…

Fishtastic Is An Awesome New AIO Nano Tank By Pro Clear Aquatics
Fishtastic is an exciting new all in one nano aquarium that really took us by surprise. The concept of nano all in ones is well over a decade old so youd' think we'd seen it all by now, but leave…
Nano Doser 1 is a radical new take on dosing micro volumes to reef tanks

The Nano Doser 1 is a very different kind of dosing device from Saltwater Conversions, a company which was the first, and still the only real source in North America for the famous Japanese Mame products. It took us a…

4 Reasons Not to Knock Nano Aquariums

One of our earliest posts here at Saltwater Smarts was titled “4 Reasons to Start with a Bigger Saltwater Tank.” In it, we outlined the various benefits of starting with a larger aquarium and the potential drawbacks to downsized systems—instability…