ATI Straton LED panel light comes to America

Straton, the long-awaited LED light launch by ATI Aquaristik is soon to hit American shores, and it’s sure to make a big splash. Different in form factor and philosophy to many other LEDs, Straton is designed to have a large LED panel, capable of wide, even T5-like light spread across a reef tank, bathing corals in high-quality light from all angles.

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PURATEK RODI FILTERS ARE BACK!

It’s no secret that a reverse system is considered essential for reef-keeping. It’s just not worth the risk to use unfiltered tap water in your reef aquarium. That’s why we’re excited to announce that Puratek RODI filters are back!

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Waterbox launch new AIO 65.4 All-In-One aquarium

Aquarium brand Waterbox continue their roll-out of new models with the 65.4 All In One aquarium. So-called because the tank is four feet long and holds 65 gallons of water, the 65.4 becomes the largest Waterbox model to feature the filter chamber built into the back of the tank and will appeal to all those fishkeepers who crave a sleek looking four-foot tank, without any sump or filtration, or pipework, in the cabinet underneath.

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Asian Hillstream loaches can walk on all four limbs on land

A recent study has found that some Asian Hillstream loaches have the ability to walk on their fins. There are several well-known “walking fish” including the aptly named Walking Catfish and Climbing Perch, although those species use much more of a swimming motion when crossing land, only gaining grip with their pectoral fins in the […]

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Eviota amphipora is a new species of dwarf goby from Papua New Guinea

Milne Bay in Papua New Guinea is proving to be quite the marine biodiversity hotspot as another species of goby has been found and described from there. Named Eviota amphipora, this fish is absolutely tiny with the type specimen measuring just 9.8mm/ 0.39”

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Best Aquarium Filters: Our Top Picks

When it comes to creating a beautiful aquarium, filtration is one of the most important factors in establishing long term success.

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Blog: Wider, flatter LED lighting has had to mimic T5 to produce similar results. So have we come full circle?

I’ve been obsessing about marine lighting for some 25 years now and during that time I’ve run them all. T12, T8, T5, Power Compact T5, Metal Halide, Mercury Vapor, passive, and actively cooled LED. Even Plasma. Remember those? And I’ve always been quick to try out the latest models and technologies.

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The Abyzz AFC1200IPU is an absolute beast of a flow pump!

Premium pump manufacturer Abyzz has been teasing pictures and video of their largest flow pump the AFC1200. With a maximum output of 550,000lph/145,000gph its three times more powerful than a Hydro Wizard ECM 75 and nearly 10 times more powerful than a Tunze Masterstream 6560. It produces that torrent of water for only 1200 watts – that’s 120gph of water output per watt of electricity.

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Eshopps Prodigy is the world’s slimmest overflow box

Eshopps have pushed overflow design to the limit with the launch of the new Prodigy Slim. At just 8mm thick its about as slim as it’s possible for an overflow to be without removing a section of the backglass, while still being feature-packed and capable of handling lots of water flow.  Two sizes are available, […]

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Betta nuluhon is a new species of Fighting fish from Borneo

A new freshwater fish species has been described in the scientific journal Zootaxa. Found in Sabah state it is now one of five endemic Betta species, and one of 700 known fish species on the island of Borneo, half of which occur nowhere else on earth. Its name “nuluhon” means hill in the Dusun language […]

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