TMC closes Bristol facility after 18 years

Tropical Marine Centre has closed one of its three British wholesale livestock branches. The TMC Bristol facility had served the South West of England and Wales for nearly twenty years and was instrumental in the company’s growth when they also…

The Next Wave 85 Peninsula gets previewed at Vivarium

Tropical Marine Centre showed off a new AIO nano aquarium at the Vivarium show in Holland, last week. A bigger brother to The Next Wave 60 All-In-One tank, the new 85-liter model stretches into Peninsula dimensions at 38x56x40cm, allowing extra…

TMC builds its 30,000th commercial UV sterilizer

Tropical Marine Centre has reached a milestone this week as it manufactured its 30,000th commercial Ultra Violet Steriliser. The British company has been hand-building UV sterilizers for 38 of its 50-year history. Best of all is that the head of…

Tinker’s/Burgess butterflyfish hybrid is a perfect cross between the two 

A Chaetodon burgessi/tinkeri hybrid butterflyfish has been imported into the UK. It’s been ten whole years since we started to see these pop up in the trade but in that time very few if any have made it to England.…

The Next Wave 60 is TMC’s new nano tank bundle

Tropical Marine Centre has launched a new nano tank called The Next Wave 60. Aimed at countertop reefing, this one looks superficially similar to other All-In-One tanks on the market, but drill down into the detail and it’s a pretty…

Reef Flow 2.0 is Tropical Marine Centre’s compact new wavemaker

Tropical Marine Centre has launched a new DC wave pump range called Reef Flow 2.0. Available in three sizes, 2.0 replaces the previous Reef Tide S range and features a new slimmed-down controller, improved electronics, and a choice of three…

TMC’s V2 iLumenAir gets a light and mounting upgrade

Tropical Marine Centre has launched an upgraded version of the iLumenAir aquarium light. Named the iLumenAir+, the new model is available in three sizes and boasts new rear mounting brackets, and a new LED configuration.

TMC Spices Up Coral Frag Plugs With Natureform Line

The TMC Natureform Coral Frag Plugs are a new line of coral propagation substrates which finally break the mold of basic frag plugs & discs. The Natureform Coral Frag Plugs are made from an inert material – would be nice…

This Light runs at 61 Watts, Why is Marketed at 84 Watts?

The Cetus2 LED is an interesting and capable controllable LED light with an attractive cluster of multicolor diodes. We’ve been running a pair of them on our 75 gallon Euphyllia tank for about a year and always ‘thought’ they ran…

TMC’s new REEF Easi-Dose Plus 3 and Easi-Stir

Tropical Marine Centre has been on a roll lately (no pun intended) and have a few new products for all your dosing needs. The new Tropical Marine Centre REEF Easi-Dose Plus 3 and Easi-Stir give you the ability to stirring…