Deepwater Aquatics now North American distributor for AquaBee, COVE and X Marine

Deepwater Aquatics just announced they are now the exclusive North American distributor for One COVE, X Marine and Aquabee. This means Deepwater will be bringing the impressive AquaBee Cove product line and other to the North American market. Deepwater will handle all…

Reef Octopus Regal and Elite 150 Skimmers available from CoralVue

CoralVue just announced four new variations of the Reef Octopus Regal 150 and Reef Octopus Elite 150 protein skimmers that are available for purchase here in the US. The four new Reef Octopus skimmers feature variable speed pumps and are designed…

Reef Octopus is loading up on DC skimmers for 2013

Reef Octopus has been exceptionaly busy producing a steady flow of new protein skimmer designs and models over the last few years we can expect even more. Using a powerful, controllable DC water pump which is indistinguishable from the Waveline…

Skimz HS1 and HS2 medium sized protein skimmers

The Skimz HS1 and HS2 are new medium sized protein skimmers using Hydor’s efficient little bubble producer, the Aero pump. At first glance the Skimz HS1 appears to be an acrylic tribute to Hydor’s Slim Skim Mini with a similar…

Closer look at new Bubble Magus cone skimmers

The new Bubble Magus line of BM series cone skimmers we brought you recently were on hand at the Sea Side Aquatics booth at Reef-A-Palooza the other week. We were able to get in close and take a few snapshots…

Cast your vote for the Reef Builders Readers’ Choice Awards: Protein Skimmers

We have brought you plentyof new and exciting products in the last year here at Reef Builders and we are proud to announce the first ever Reef Builders Readers Choice Awards. We value your insight and great comments that make…

Are cone skimmers a fad? Deltec Seems to think so

Are cone skimmers here to stay or just another marketing trick to get the hobbyist to buy? One company, ATB, has built their entire skimmer range around the  cone design and it seems like more and more companies are offering…

Kitchens beware: Tupperware DIY Protein skimmer

While the ongoing debate if you actually need a protein skimmer rages on, one DIY modder decided that he wanted to upgrade from his JBJ protein skimmer. Short on cash however, he decided to take matters into his own hands…

The Performer’s in town, Hydor’s protein skimmer that is…

The Performer, Hydor’s line of protein skimmers which we told you about earlier are here for all to see. The interesting thing about these baby’s is they have an optional filter sock attachment which in our opinion should help with…

Aquavie from France seeks to close the gap

A company that we have touched on before is Aquavie, made in France, they stick to 3 rules with making protein skimming equipment, simplicity, reliability, effectiveness. This continues with their line of protein skimmers that can handle loads from 500…