Converting Built-In ATO to an Auto Waste Collector

There’s a relatively new class of reef aquarium and saltwater fish tank sump that have started to include built-in sections to function as reservoirs of freshwater to feed an automatic top off system. If you caught our last project building…

Reef Octopus 36″ Sump Swap on the Saltwater Fish Tank

Sumps are the cornerstone of saltwater and reef aquarium filtration and the hobby has enjoyed many new designs and improvements in recent years. The Reef Octopus Sump is a new line of ‘filter boxes’ with a suite of features and…

Reef Octopus Octo Pulse pumps coming in May

The Reef Octopus Octo Pulse pumps we were hoping to see in 2017 are finally right around the corner and will be shipping in May. Plus they will be coming in two sizes — the Octo Pulse 2 and the Octo Pulse…

See the new Reef Octupus eSsence protein skimmer

The new Reef Octopus eSsence S-130 Protein Skimmer is a compact skimmer built to perform. For those Reef Octopus fans looking to add a new skimmer or upgrade, but have space limitations in the sump, this might be a good…

Octo Pulse Pump Might Come Out Before Year’s End!

The Octo Pulse WP101 and Pulse WP401 are the first flow pumps from Reef Octopus. These pumps have a superficial resemblance to the infamous Vortechs but functionally they are very different.  A very compact motor is incased in the magnetic…

Octo S-130 Is A New Standout Protein Skimmer

The Octo S-130 is a brand new protein skimmer introduced at the CoralVue booth at MACNA with a lot of swanky features to make it stand out. It was more than five years ago when we saw the first ‘Wine…

OctoPump By Reef Octopus Has An Exciting New Design

Reef Octopus has really broken out as one of the premier brands for acrylic products in recent years, particularly for protein skimmers and media reactors. But the new ‘OctoPump’ from Reef Octopus shows that the company has some engineering chops…

Automatic Neck Cleaner For Reef Octopus Protein Skimmers

Simplify your aquarium maintenance routine and keep your protein skimmer running at peak performance with an automatic neck cleaner! Protein Skimmers are an essential piece of equipment for running a saltwater aquarium. Skimmers remove organic compounds from your tank. As the skimmer works these…

Reef Octopus Regal Series Skimmers

Regal Skimmers The Reef Octopus series Regal skimmers (Regal-S) is an in-sump protein skimmer and a perfect fit for aquariums with limited sump space. The Regal-S skimmers features high-quality acrylic body construction with easy disassembly for maintenance, and a hybrid…

Octo CalReact is a worthy new calcium reactor

The Octo CalReat is one of the most polished and refined traditional calcium reactors released on the market in a long while. The CalReact is basically identical to Octo’s previous calcium reactor, with the very 2016 move of replacing the main…