500 Day Update of the One Day Nano Reef [Video]

It’s been a good long interval since we did an update on our one-day nano reef tank build but this tank has been absolutely coasting. Part of the reason for the delay is that we did an update at 300…

The Stony Coral Jungle Reef Tank of Evan Montgomery

Evan Montgomery has been reefing for quite a while and during his time assisting at the Reef Builders Studio he’s sharpened his reef building skills even more. We’ve featured Mr.Montgomery’s reef tank a couple times over the years but this…

Unboxing a New Coral Shipment from Jason Fox

Jason Fox is one of the most prolific progenitors of fun and unique coral strains in the aquarium hobby and we love comparing notes with him about our observations of corals on wild reefs. While Jason might be best known…

Pilot Episode of our First Long Format Reef Aquarium Discussion

There is so much to talk about in the reef aquarium hobby these days that we simply can’t manage to get it all out there. Between our countless articles, youtube videos, and social media posts we still feel that there is…

Our Top 10 Favorite Corals Right Now

We go to great lengths to educate and inform our readers and viewers about many aspects and all dimensions of the reef aquarium hobby. It’s therefore really refreshing once in a while to take a step back and just admire…

One Year Video Update of the Worldwide Corals Superstore

When you spend a lot of  time admiring an object or a concept from afar, there’s certainly some degree of romanticism that can arise from the distance and the resulting online reality distortion field. This is precisely why famous movie…

Unboxing Fresh Frags from Worldwide Corals [Video]

Everyone loves new frags and last week we had the good fortune of visiting the Disneyland of aquarium frag culture, Worldwide Corals in Orlando Florida. As is tradition, we spent the majority of our time documenting as much as we…

Cycling the Australian Reef Tank with the First Fish & Coral

Once a reef tank gets fully running and salted, the first order of business is to kickstart the biological cycle. In a typical fish aquarium, fresh or salt, cycling pretty much only pertains to developing the bacterial, biological cycle but…

Aussie Reef Tank Build Pt. 2: Aquascaping the Rock Wall

Aquascaping a brand new reef tank is at once one of the most exciting and also stressful periods of setting up a new coral aquarium. This is the period where the particular arrangement of rocks will determine the general look…

Aussie Reef Tank Build Pt.1: Installing the Equipment

If there’s one thing we’re about and Reef Builders is known for in the aquarium world it’s reef aquarium gear. Therefore it is with great excitement that we kick off our latest reef aquarium build and get to install a…