Hmahli Marine Life Support System is creating some great things from Australia

Hmahli Marine Life Support System is a new venture coming from Australia that is putting out some pretty interesting looking products. One of the first we’re seeing is the Stealth Sump that would be a welcome addition to any setup…

New Somatic 90 & 120 Sumps From Vertex at Reefapalooza New York

The Somatic Sump & Protein Skimmer 60 combo from Vertex Aquaristik is one of the best value in the reef aquarium hobby, and they’re introducing two new larger sizes. At Reefapalooza New York Vertex showed off the new Somatic 90…

ESHOPPS’ Royale 400 Multi Chamber Sump

Royale 400 ESHOPPS’ introduces a new multi chamber sump rated for tanks up to 450 gal. The new Royal 400 sump is designed with simplicity and features sufficient, usable sump area to accommodate skimmers, pumps, and aquarium devices. You can…

An Introduction to Protein Skimming

A protein skimmer is a device designed to clean the water in a reef aquarium by removing dissolved organic compounds. Put even more simply, it is a controlled overflow of dirty water. Imagine a chamber that vigorously mixes air and…

XAqua Naked Sump is the FIRST All In One Stand!

The Xaqua Naked is a very interesting new device that blurs the line between form and fucntion. Is it a stand with a built in sump? Or a Sump that also happens to function as an aquarium stand? Either way,…

Geo’s Reef R Sumps are Even More Impressive in Real Life

Geo’s Reef is an interesting company that has been mostly making reactors and reaching users by word of mouth, but big changes are afoot for the grassroots company. This year the company changed ownership and with it, there’s been an…

New R Series Sumps from Geo’s Reef Are Packed With Useful Features

Geo’s Reef was one of the first DIY acrylic equipment builders to go pro and offer his various reactors to reef hobbyists. Now more than a decade later, Geo’s Reef is launching their new R Series Sumps with the same…

Freedom Sump: ProClear Aquatic Systems Launches Its Own Upscale Filter

The Freedom Sump is a new line of water filters from ProClear Aquatic Systems, makers of the exciting Grab ‘N Go fish display and retail system. There’s been a surge of new sumps released in recent years but ProClear’s Freedom…

New XSumps from My Reef Creations

The Xsump is a new line of central filtration devices from My Reef Creation. MRC’s new XSumps are riding a the wave of a new generation of sumps from a variety of different manufacturers, and it embodies the simplicity, features…

SeaDreams builds a masterpiece of Aquarium Engineering

SeaDreams made quite a big splash last year when they shared pictures of a fabulous Reef Water ultimate sump that has every bell and whistle you could ever want. Now SeaDreams is putting themselves on the map with a complete…