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AquaIllumination Prime HD LED Light – Better Color, Faster Growth, Greater Value

It has been a little over a year since we reviewed the AquaIllumination Prime and it has since become one of our bestselling lights. Hobbyists really love the small and sleek form factor, the easy yet extensive programming options through myAI and, of course, it’s affordable price. Not resting on their laurels, Aqua Illumination made […]

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Nano Tank Build: NUVO Concept Abyss Peninsula Drop Off Aquarium

As reef hobbyists, we have long been trying to find creative ways to replicate what Mother Nature has done so well. Innovative Marine has just released 3 very unique aquariums that allow hobbyists to take their imaginations even further and create an aquarium that is truly stunning. The Nuvo Concept line includes the Abyss Drop-Off […]

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Finding Dory: How to Care for a Clownfish (“Nemo”) in a Saltwater Aquarium

With Finding Dory coming out, we wanted to give you guys some important tips for keeping clown fish happy and healthy in your aquarium. The cartoon character Nemo was inspired by an Ocellaris Clown fish. Thanks to the Pixar movies, clown fish have become the most iconic marine aquarium fish. What some of you may […]

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Finding Dory: How to Care for a Blue Tang in a Saltwater Aquarium

All of us here at MD are getting pretty excited for new Disney-Pixar film Finding Dory.  With the original film Finding Nemo we saw a huge increase in demand for keeping Clownfish and Blue Tangs in an aquarium.  As responsible aquarists, we thought it would be a great idea to take you guys through a […]

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How to Get Your Family More Involved in the Aquarium Hobby

Getting your family interested and involved in the aquarium hobby is a great way to not only strengthen your relationships but also allows you to spend the necessary time on your tank and not neglect what matters most in your life. It might also make it much easier to convince your spouse that it is […]

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Kessil AP700 LED Aquarium Light with NEW Diffusion Optical Lenses

Kessil has always been at the forefront of aquarium LED lighting technology. The A160 and A360 fixtures are some of the most popular LED lights among hobbyists. The new AP700 fixture was released last fall and has started to become more and more popular.The A160 and W360s are great simple fixtures that offer manual adjustment options and […]

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Setting Up an Aquarium Dosing Pump: It’s Easier Than You Think!

Daily dosing can be a lot of work and many hobbyists tend to quickly get off track. A dosing pump is a great way to relieve yourself of this mundane task of daily dosing and can automate the process for you. Using a dosing pump will also help to maintain more consistent water parameters for […]

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This easy mod to the AquaMaxx HOB-1 Bubble Stopper will eliminate your large bubble troubles

I am not a DIY kind of guy. I often have (what I feel are) brilliant ideas, but making that transition from my brain to my hands doesn’t always work out the way I’ve envisioned. But after purchasing the new AquaMaxx HOB-1 Bubble Stopper and seeing it action, I thought, “There is a way to […]

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Hamilton Aruba Sun T5/LED Lights: A Quick & Easy Way to Upgrade to Higher Output Reef Tank Lighting

T5 lighting is a proven way to illuminate a reef aquarium. You get great coral growth, minimal heat transfer and none of the shadowing problems of LEDs. Plus, the up front cost for T5 lights is very economical. Hamilton Aruba Sun T5/LED lighting systems are an affordable way to upgrade for many reefkeepers. These systems […]

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Species-Specific Aquarium Build: Clownfish and Bubble Tip Anemone Tank

Setting up a species-specific aquarium is something I have been wanting to do for some time. With the recent purchase of a new home, I finally found the room I needed for another tank and decided to set up an aquarium dedicated to Bubble Tip Anemones and Clownfish. The tank I chose is the Innovative […]

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