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Aquarium Sump

Thinking about adding an aquarium sump to your display tank? This article will help you get a better understanding of what an aquarium sump is, why you may want one and where to buy online and provide product reviews of the best aquarium sumps Let’s start by first defining what an aquarium sump is What is an aquarium sump? An …

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Best rimless aquarium product review

Searching for the best rimless aquarium A short while ago, I started a journey to find the best rimless aquarium. I already have one aquarium running, but I wanted to experience starting over and the freedom of starting another aquarium from scratch. I haven’t been on the market for a new saltwater aquarium in years, and I was surprised at all …

Bow Front Aquarium–Glass Aquarium

One question I get when people see my aquarium is, “I’m thinking about getting a bow front aquarium–do you like yours?” So I thought I’d explore the options when selecting a bow front aquarium and share my experiences with you here. Let’s start with some of the basics What is a bow front aquarium? A bow front aquarium is an alternative …

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Innovative Marine AccuDrip Acclimator Product Review

Product Review: The AccuDrip Acclimator by Innovative Marine A simple but helpful little gadget. Shop for the AccuDrip on Amazon.com. This is a small exaggeration, but the Innovative Marine AccuDrip Acclimator is one of my favorite aquarium gadgets under $15. Elegantly simple and makes one of the most exciting times in the hobby a little easier. The best time in the hobby is …

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A hot week and a hard lesson in coral heat stress

That is a quote from a  Dr. Foster’s article–and right now, it feels like the understatement of the century (hows that for an exaggeration). My story starts a couple of weeks ago, when my tank experienced a relatively sudden temperature change that put stress on my tank and caused me to lose one of my favorite corals.While rummaging through the chaos …

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7 Exciting Reef Tank Gadgets

7 Exciting Reef Tank Gadgets For most of us, reefkeeping brings a sense of immense joy and reward, quickly translating into a lifetime love for the hobby.We love our technology aquarium equipment and reef tank gadgets almost as much as our fishy (and coral) friends. Even so, the art of aquatics is undoubtedly one of the most demanding in terms of attention to detail …

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Reef Aquarium LED Lights

One of the most popular articles I have written is a post on Reef Aquarium LED lights that I wrote almost exactly two years ago. At the time, I had an OLD light fixture that ran 2 x 96 watt power compact lamps and either a 175 watt metal halide. The lamps were shot, and it was time to replace …