The Mode Aquariums Retail Rack Comes to Life

It’s been a long time coming but we’ve finally got the Mode Aquariums Retail Rack System up and running at the Studio. With so many tanks, aquariums and systems planned for this space, it’s very important to build everyone of…

Homemade DIY Glass Protein Skimmer Is Simple, Fun & Efficient!

We like sophisticated, high performance protein skimmers as much, if not more than, the next guy. But we’ve never lost that love for the simple air driven protein skimmers which can be easily assembled from everyday items (for an aquarist). …

How To Set Up A Simple & Effective Quarantine Tank

I must really like quarantine tanks because it seems like I’ve set up more of them than actual fish tanks over the years. There’s something about knowing you have the perfect environment to do whatever is necessary to acclimate a fish…

The Coralife LED 29gal Marine Kit Is A Great Way To Get Started With A Saltwater Tank

Long before we had an endless catalog of All In One aquariums with most of what you need built-in, there were all inclusive aquarium kits. Rather than build in all the components of lighting and filtration needed for an aquarium,…

Why it is important to quarantine your fish and coral

Similar to the state of Hawaii’s required 120-day quarantine for pets, to maintain their status as the only rabies-free state, you can think of your quarantine tank as a model to prevent the “rabies” of the marine world. There is…

Temporary quarantine tank can make a fascinating display

When you picture a quarantine tank for receiving and conditioning marine aquarium fish, images of a scuzzy, bare bones glass tank with salt creep all over probably come to mind first. Indeed, aquarists have treated quarantine tanks as a “necessary…