The Flowave is a real life wavemaker

If you wanted to build the ultimate water flow creating aquarium, it would look something like the Flowave, a huge circular flow¬†generating pool that is in a league of its own. The Flowave is 5 meters deep, 25 meters in…

Maxspect Gyre XF130 coming soon

The Maxspect Gyre has made quite a commotion in the water moving department recently and for those of you wanting to get your gyre on but want something smaller, check out the upcoming Maxspect Gyre XF130. The original Maxspect Gyre…

Macro Aqua Mind Reader pump makes some huge waves

The Macro Aqua Mind Reader pump is an interesting new device from the Chinese OEM which really grabbed our attention with a single pump making huge waves in a demo tank. Much like the Seio pumps of old, and the…

ZooMed’s Repticare Day & Night timer can double as cheap ‘wavemaker’

If there’s one thing that aquarists and reefers are really good at, it’s repurposing products and devices to suit our needs and specific applications. We often reach out to totally unrelated hobbies and markets for new gear, but this ‘hack’…

The Ebb and Flow of Marine Aquarium Water Movement

Water on the coral reefs is ever on the move. Constantly shifting currents, changing tides, and rolling or crashing waves make for quite a dynamic environment that saltwater aquarium hobbyists must attempt to recreate in their systems for the health…

The Raindrop repeat cycle timer has lots of practical aquarium applications

The Raindrop repeat cycle timer is an easy device to overlook but its unique feature set makes it useful for lots of things. Looking more or less like a typical 24hr light timer, the Raindrop is different in that its…

Aqua-Trend is a doser and aquarium electronics related manufacturer from Poland

Aquatrend is an aquarium electronics related manufacturer located in Poland. They are already a well established company with a large line of products, but the brand is currently not very well known outside Poland. Aqua-Trend recently crossed our radar, and…

Jebao WP40 is a Chinese water mover looking to replace Vortech, Tunze

The Jebao WP40 is a wavemaker from China positioning it against top-shelf water movers such as the EcoTech Marine Vortech or Tunze Wavecontroller 7092 but at a fraction of the cost. While it resembles the Tunze Turbelle design more than…

Coralife sneaks out new wavemaker pumps with DC controller

Coralife recently released new wavemaker pump with a DC controller that allow you to create some customized flows in your aquarium. The Coralife DC wavemaker pumps are available in two sizes, the DC 2600 and DC 5600 which push 2,600…

JBJ Oceanstream circulation pumps finally appearing on the market

The JBJ Oceanstream circulation pumps we heard about last fall are starting to appear at online retailers over the last few weeks. Propeller powerheads have become the standard the last few years and JBJ has brought some affordable propeller water…