Reef Blizzard ZC, ZR, XC and LPS Foods Review

Reef Blizzard is Brightwell Aquatics’ range of coral foods that offer a wide selection of food types and particle sizes so reefers can fine tune their coral feeding regimen. Earlier this year Brightwell added four interesting new foods to the…

WATCH: Ocean Drifters A Secret World Beneath The Waves

“Ocean Drifters, a secret world beneath the waves” is a short film about plankton written, produced, and directed by Dr Richard Kirby with narration by Sir David Attenborough. Ocean Drifters reveals how the plankton have shaped life on Earth and…

AquaLife introduces CALA-fin line of freeze dried marine copepods

Aquarium Life Support Systems has officially announced its Calanus food product line based on providing quality food at a lower price to appeal to the value-conscious hobbyist.  The new AquaLife CALA-fin line features freeze-dried Calanus marine zooplankton in two sizes and…

Aquaholic Aquaculture offers REEFreshments Live Feeds

Aquaholic Aquaculture is a relatively new live feed aquaculture facility in Florida, dedicated to providing aquarists with 100% aquacultured nutrition for your aquarium. Their REEFreshment lineup of live feeds include live phytoplankton, blackworms and rotifers. Aquaholic Aquaculture was founded in April…

Poseidon’s Feast and OceanMagik from AlgaeBarn

We met with the team from AlgaeBarn at this years ReefStock event to learn more about their Poseidon’s Feast copepod mix and OceanMagik live phytoplankton. On their own, each product will feed your reef, but together they can help create a live food…

V2O introduces NanoV Soft Freeze aquarium food

NanoV is a new frozen aquarium food which features a new formulation that keeps it in a ‘soft freeze’. NanoV Soft Freeze must be kept in a freezer but it remains soft and ready to feed even at sub-zero temperatures.…

What are phytoplankton and zooplankton, really?

In the saltwater aquarium and reef tank hobby, we talk about feeding our corals and small fish with phytoplankton and zooplankton quite often. However, we discuss these various types of creatures as little more than food items, but the phytoplankton…

Tropic Marin Zootonic and Lipo-Garlic help nourish your aquarium

Two more products recently unveiled by Tropic Marin are the foods designed to meet the nutritional needs of your reef tank. First off is Tropic Marin Zootonica, a plankton substitute to supply plankton filter feeders all the vital nutrients such…

Aqua Medic Plankton Reactor throroughly tested and reviewed

  Breeders and NPS keepers will want to make sure you check out AquaMedic’s Plankton and Plankton Light reactors for growing your own phytoplankton and zooplankton at home. I first came across a full page advertisement for AquaMedic’s “Plankton Reactor” almost…

TEDed: The Secret Life of Plankton

We all know that there is more to our oceans than what we can see with the naked eye, with strange  zooplankton, phytoplankton and other bizarre creatures dominate the microscopic world. Yet footage of these animals still doesn’t cease to…