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    RSS Reef Fanatic Still Makes one of the Best pH Controllers

    Reef Fanatic is a name that is synonymous with quality electronics for reef tanks, and a track record that stretches way back to the first explosion of reef aquarium popularity. The Reef Fanatics Micro pH Controller is among one of the first controller of any kind we ever used with a calcium...
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    RSS The Blakctip Snailfish is a Fascinating Deepwater Oddity

    Besides live video from deep diving ROVs, specialty aquariums are the only way that the general public can ever hope to see and appreciate the bizarre marine life of the deep sea. The graceful blacktip snailfish is one such peculiar fish with fascinating appearance and behavior that can be...
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    RSS This Super Green Kenya Tree’ from Reefkoi is the Bomb!

    Soft corals are one of the most overlooked group of corals in the aquarium hobby, which is a darn shame since there’s so much variety to appreciate. The most recent softy to really perk up our polyps is a super green variety of the almost invasive Kenya Tree coral. There’s actually a few brown...
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    RSS Bubble Tip Anemones Make for a Great Science Fair Project

    Budding aquarist Jaylen Stout recently submitted a creative and original science fair project for his school’s science fair project which should blow most of the others out of the water. With the recent craze and interest in bubble tip anemones, Jaylen’s project looking at the effect of feeding...
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    RSS Prognathodes obliquus Subject of Deep Ecology Study [Video]

    The oblique butterflfyfish, Prognathodes obliquus is a striking species of marine fish with a very unique pattern and also a true micro-endemic. Like the Clipperton Angelfish we covered last week, the oblique butterflyfish is known only from one group of islands, the archipelago of St. Peter and...
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    RSS Indophyllia macassarensis, The Rarest of the Donut Corals

    Today while diving in the South east of Bali, we got lucky to be welcome by ‘extremely’ cold temperature waters (21C, 69F). Because this is unusually cold water for Bali, it is actually a sign of upwelling of cold, clear water coming from the deep which is a sure sign of good visibility. So we...
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    RSS Tankmatez Came Up With A Very Innovative ‘Bubble’ Fish Trap

    Tankmatez is a company promoting a new kind of fish trap which is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. The Tankmatez ‘Bubble Trap’ uses a combination of unique attributes to trap fish safely & carefully in a manner which appears like it will be very effective at getting fish out of small and...
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    RSS New Wave Made a Striking Tetris Shaped Concept Aquarium

    The overwhelming majority of aquariums and fish tanks are square or rectangular in shape so it’s always nice to see some experimentation with the form factor. We’ve seen cylinders, spherical tanks, and ‘drop off’ aquariums have some fans but the concept aquarium from New Wave is really out of...
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    RSS Doser Milestone 6 is a High Performance Single Channel Pump from Aqua Trend

    Aqua Trend is a popular brand of saltwater aquarium products from Poland which has a long history of making advanced reef aquarium dosing pumps. The R Doser Milestone 6 is a handful of a name for Aqua Trend’s flagship single channel dosing pump with a unique set of features. Touted as a...
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    RSS The Versatility of 3D Reefing’s Diffusers fro AI Prime and Hydra Lights

    In recent years not only have our aquarium LED lights become more than bright enough for the needs of reef animals, but we’ve had to get creative with techniques to distribute and blend that light. NanoBox Reef was one of the first manufacturers to include a special diffusing layer to ameliorate...
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    RSS Flaming Sunrise from Candy Corals is one of a Helluva Acropora speciosa

    Candy Corals from Canada, recently acquired an amazing Acropora speciosa from Malaysia that they are calling the Flaming Sunrise. We’ve long been fans of these particular deepwater and elegant shaped species of Acropora that we used to get from Indonesia, but have never we’ve seen it in that...
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    RSS Huge Hybrid Emperor Angelfish Surfaces in Taiwan

    The recent parade of exotic angelfish continues with a very large adult hybrid Pomacanthus. The emperor angelfish is arguably the most popular and recognizable of all the large angelfish species in the Indo-Pacific, which is why fish fanciers really notice when it displays a remixed appearance...
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    RSS WWC’s TimeSplitter 2019 LIVE SALE! 2,500+ WYSIWYG Corals, 200+ $5 Frags!

    Are you ready for this!?! WWC is going to rock it all weekend long on Reef2Reef.com with 2 days of corals discounted up to 70% off or more, over 200 $5 frags, raffle prizes, and tons of fun! There will be 2500+ frags, etc offered up during the sale, which is their most ever! […] Source...
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    RSS The Xmas Tree Worm Aquarium, Five Months Later

    The Reef Builders Studio was created to be a place of reef aquarium learning, discovery and experimentation, especially when it comes to setting up different kinds of reef aquariums. Many of us have often wondered what it would be like to have a mangrove habitat, or an anemone lagoon, or a tank...
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    RSS Quality Marine Makes History With Uber Rare Pitcairn Angelfish

    It has been an incredible couple of weeks for rare angelfish news but nothing can top the mind blowing collection of deepwater species that Quality Marine just received from the Cook Islands. Those of you up to date on your rare fish geography might remember that this group of South Pacific...
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