Sander Piccolo is the original nano protein skimmer

Foam fractionators have come a long way through the ages and reacquainting ourselves with this diminutive one admittedly brought a smile. It’s a Sander Piccolo by Erwin Sander GmbH in Germany and goes back as far as the last century.…

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…

Next Gen Lani LED resurfaces with an Unrealistic Price Tag

The Lani LED panel light is back for the third time since 2012, this time with more diodes and with Wi-Fi functionality. But is it enough to compete in the 2020s? And at what cost to the consumer?

Lifegard Aquatics Elevated Crystal Aquariums

Looking to start a nano or even pico aquarium? Lifegard Aquatics has introduced a new all-in-one elevated aquarium that will fit on any desk or bookshelf.  The ‘Crystal’ tank line is the latest technology in Ultra Clear 45° edge Tanks…

AquaLighter PicoSoft and NanoSoft are flexible LED lights

AquaLighter PicoSoft and NanoSoft are flexible LED lights for a small setup or refugium. The PicoSoft and NanoSoft are coated in silicon to allow you to bend and shape the light to focus the light exactly where you want it.…

Aqua-U CF Powered Pico Aquarium by Gex

It never ceases to amaze us how many of these nano and pico desktop aquariums are created every year. With such a deluge of offerings in this ‘aquarium’ space it’s getting tougher to find ideas and designs that stand out…

Top 10 Reefing Gear to Make Nano Reefs Easy

Keeping nano reef aquarium with a volume of 29 gallons or less requires a special set of devices. You can’t just put up a full size light fixture over a ten gallon tank, or power it with even a smaller…