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Hex Deluxe Controller Board looks tailor-made for EcoTech products

A new controller board has been released by the UK’s EcoTech distributor Xodis. Although widely available in America, controller boards are non-existent in the UK or prohibitively expensive as imports, so the…

10 new soft corals described from New Zealand

Ten new species of soft coral have been discovered in New Zealand by a marine biologist. The new species were found by Gustav Kessel among tens of thousands of preserved specimens housed at the NIWA Invertebrate Collection in Wellington, the…

Dalua tease Great White Wavemaker flow pump

Australian equipment brand Dalua has released packaging pictures of a new DC flow pump called the Great White Wavemaker. Launching at Reefstock Australia this August, information on the new wavemaker is scant, but based on pictures of the box alone,…

3D bioprinted coral skeletons can house symbiotic algae

A team of international scientists has produced the first 3D printed synthetic coral tissues that can house living symbiotic algae.  The team at the University of California built three different 3D-bioprinted corals, each mimicking either the skeleton, gut, or skin…

Waikiki’s Iconic Giant Clam Gone to Reef Tank in the Sky

It was ten years ago that we had the pleasure of celebrating the 30th anniversary of a world famous mollusk, the Waikiki Aquarium’s very large and very old Tridacna gigas giant clam. Alas, here we are a decade later and while…

Nyos Opus G2 440 Aquarium Gets Announced

The Nyos Opus G2 440 is a new size of the German company’s uniquely engineered all-in-one aquarium which turns heads wherever it goes. One of the reasons that the Nyos Opus aquariums attract so much attention is the very modern…

Our New 40 Breeder Sump Setup is Affordable & Awesome [Video]

We love fancy sumps as much as the next reefer, especially ones which are well engineered to really improve the filtration performance and the user experience of powering a reef tank. Unfortunately most designer sumps usually incorporate a ton of…

The Challenge With Grafted/Protein Infected Corals

The reef aquarium hobby has always had some degree of obsession with any new or unique coral strains and varieties. It’s therefore no surprise that when reefers first started discovering irregular patches of color in SPS corals like Acros and…

Keeping Corals is EASY, it’s the REEF Part that’s Hard!

If you start a new hobby such as learning an instrument or learning to SCUBA dive, you don’t start by learning rad guitar solos or diving as deep as you want, you have to start slow – walk before you…

The Next Fire Zoanthid will Probably Come from PNG

Zoanthids are some of the most popular and collectible ‘corals’ in the reef aquarium hobby and there seems to be practically no end to their colors and patterns. Part of the reason for this endless parade of new Zoanthus and Protopalythoa varieties…

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