The Rise of Nano Tanks, A New Reason to Think Small

The other day, as I was playing with my (gasp!) freshwater nano-paludarium, it occurred to me that I have become a hardcore fan of nano aquariums. I was inspired to write of my new-found love for these tanks when I…

JBJ LED 28G Nano Cube unboxed

Thanks to the folks at JBJ-USA, we were able to get our hands on the latest addition to the JBJ Nano Cube line–the new JBJ 28g Nano Cube LED for a full-on review. While this tank won’t be up and…

Ecotech Marine speaks to Reef Builders about the nano-coating magic trick

Following on yesterday’s revelation about Ecotech Marine’s work with nano materials, we were fortunate to get some face time with NanoSystems director and EM co-founder Patrick Clausen. Are you a fan of Titanium Dioxide (TiO2)? If not you are about…

Ecotech Marine is NOT working on photoreactive nano-coating technology

Here’s a reality check for those with hoop dreams of a self-cleaning tank. Although it is true that Ecotech Marine has a subsidiary called NanoSystems which at one time looked into the feasibility of nano-tech for aquarium use, the Bethlehem…

Tunze Nano 8515 Reverse Osmosis station is easily hidden

Seriously it is. Hooking this up to your water system will yield you between 7.9 gallons and 15.8 gallons. Besides being used for your nano aquarium, you could use this to make ice cubes and you could even hook it…

Tropic Marine V2 nano protein skimmer

Fresh from Interzoo 2008 a new “high performance” protein skimmers with high build quality. Unlike the other V2 protein skimmers, this is a new nano skimmer for tanks up to 31 gallons. Uses a injection system to create a nice…

Elos NS 100 protein skimmer

This little baby is included in the new Elos Mini System, which is Elos’ version of a nano aquarium.