Jeff Senske uses Freshwater Design Principles to Aquascape a Reef Tank

In the Aquascaping World, Jeff Senske and his brother Mike need no introduction. They head up Aquarium Design Group in Houston, Texas, and their tank designs have been featured on the covers of books and magazines, on social media, and…

The $100 Coral Challenge

A running theme that can frequently be heard in our hobby is that everything is so expensive. From equipment to livestock, it’s not cheap! To some extent, that statement is true. However, the same could be said for any hobby.…

Corner Reef is the Antique Shop of Local Fish Stores

It’s no secret that the local fish store has struggled in this digital age. However, the Corner Reef in St. Louis is adapting and EXPANDING their footprint. Steve Babcock has owned and operated The Corner Reef for about 12 years…

Doug’s Perfectly Designed Fish Room & Stunning Custom Reef Tank

If you look up the word redundancy in the dictionary, you’ll find a photo of Doug Deurloo’s Reef. Did I mention that Doug’s reef is the definition of redundancy? Ok, I’ll stop.  During a recent trip to Indianapolis, I was…

Eco-Wheel Reef Tank Filter has been running for 21 Years! 

In this social media-filled world, it’s rare to find a hobbyist who isn’t posting photos and videos of their aquariums online. Well, I found one. During a recent trip to Indianapolis, I was able to catch up with an aquarium…

RVS shows why nets are best when it comes to catching fish

Do you know how the fish in your aquarium were caught? Depending on what they are, where they are from, and who caught them, saltwater fish may be caught using a variety of methods from net to hook and line,…

Chromis abyssus video shows life in Palua’s mesophotic zone

A video of one of the world’s deepest known species of damselfish has been shared by one of the three people who described it. Chromis abyssus was discovered in 2007 and described in 2008 by ichthyological legends Richard L. Pyle,…

Tour of a PACKED Reef Tank Run by Konstantinos Michalopoulos in NORWAY

A recent trip to Norway presented the opportunity to visit Konstantinos Michalopoulos and enjoy his jam packed Red Sea Reefer 250, which is the feature of today’s video. Such exceptional displays are a bit of a rarity in Norway, and…

The Aquascape of this Reef is Covered by Corals [Video]

In this current era of reef keeping where the emphasis is either on purely collecting coral frags, or over-engineering the aquarium into a rube goldberg machine, it’s getting increasingly hard to find a nice grove of healthy thriving coral colonies.…

The Flagship Reef Tank Thrives on Aquarium Fundamentals

The Flagship reef tank is an aquarium display we’ve been working with at the Reef Builders Studio for a little over three years and lately this tank has really been turning up. Being a six foot long peninsula style aquarium…