DOC is The Most Important Parameter For A Healthy Reef Tank: Here’s a New Method to Manage It

In this article, I will provide an overview of my take on the current zeitgeist of reefing and explain why the entire industry is ignoring a critical aspect of coral care. I…

Hydros Sole can Continuously Dose up to 300ml per minute

CoralVue has announced the latest addition to its controller and monitoring family, the Hydros Sole.  Sole is so named because it mainly comprises one sole stepper motor pump. A medical grade stepper pump, it can deliver up to 300ml per…

Maxspect Nano-Tech Bio-Sand is Bio Media and Aragonite Sand In One

Maxspect has taken the material it makes its Nano-Tech Bio-Spheres from and made it into an aquarium substrate. Nano-Tech Bio Sand combines the tiny ceramic beads that are stuck together to form Bio-Spheres with natural aragonite sand, a substrate known…

Six Suitable Alternatives to a Sixline Wrasse, Pseudocheilinus hexataenia

Sixline Wrasses are one of our favorites because they are hardy, cheap, stay small, eat pests, and are readily available. But some reefers report them turning rogue while others crave something more unusual from the hugely diverse wrasse family. Here…

Eight Coral Treasures from The Hong Kong Aquarium Trade

Aquacultured corals are becoming more and more popular as we progress in the reefing hobby, but many of the wild or maricultured pieces seem to be appearing less frequently. Those huge tables and clusters of coral which were imported from…

Two Shrimp Gobies to Take Your Nano Reef to the Next Level

I saw two shrimp gobies last week that were so tiny, if they hadn’t been pointed out to me I would have walked straight past them. The first was the Whitecap Shrimpgoby, Lotilia klausewitzi, from the West Pacific. The second…

Pennsylvania Borough Proposes to Ban Most Pets, Including Fish and Inverts

In Pennsylvania, the Borough of West Mifflin, a suburb of Pittsburg, has recently proposed an ordinance that would prohibit almost all animals from being kept as pets. The proposed ordinance would limit each household to only five pets, of which…

TRITON Transfer Barcode Kit helps out ICP Analysis customers

Last week we learned that ICP ANALYSIS.COM is closing its doors for good, so TRITON has come up with a community support measure to help those who ICP test to keep on testing. How it works Reefkeepers in possession of…

Serpent Starfish are Overlooked Organisms for Aquariums

They may be alien-like, and they may look freaky. However, serpent starfish are overlooked organisms that can make a unique addition to most home aquariums. Serpent starfish can come in many different colors and variations. Today, we will look at…

Amazing Solomon Island Favites from Vibrant Corals

Remy and I were in Dallas after Aquashella, and we visited Vibrant Corals, a wholesaler that brings in corals from all over the world to distribute to US-based stores. While there, we made some videos, talked, shopped, and looked at…

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