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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Testing Out the New Hanna PH Checker

I was excited when I heard that Hanna was releasing this new device. Luckily, I was offered a sample Hanna Marine pH checker HC to take home and had fun using it with my 29 gallon reef aquarium.

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How to Choose Your Livestock: Buying Fish from a Local Fish Store

Purchasing a new saltwater fish is one of the most exciting parts of owning a marine aquarium. Saltwater fish are incredibly diverse, coming in myriad colors, shapes, and temperaments, meaning there is something for everyone. If you want a bright fuchsia and yellow fish, like a Bartlett’s Anthias or a Royal Gramma, or an invertebrate […]

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Clean Up Crew Allstars Part 2: Functional Fish

Having an assorted cleanup crew of invertebrates for your reef aquarium will help keep your rock work and substrate clean, however, there are also some fish that can be considered to play a part in keeping the tank tidy. Here are our staff picks for top reef-safe specimens:

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Cleanup Crew Allstars Part 1: Invertebrates

An aquarium is a closed system. As you feed your fish, waste builds up. Filtration and water changes help, but one of the best things you can do for a saltwater aquarium is hire a clean up crew (CUC for short).

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Earth Day and How the Aquarium Hobby is Becoming Sustainable

Earth Day is here again! Did you know the aquarium trade, along with aquarist enthusiasm, have transformed aquarium-keeping into a very Earth-friendly hobby? Here are just a few examples.

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It’s the Perfect Time to Start a FishTank!

With everyone being stuck at home, now is the perfect time to start an aquarium. W are here to help with whatever you need to get going.

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Reefkeeping During the Apocalypse

Ever find yourself in the apocalypse and still trying to maintain your precious, precious SPS?  Well good luck.  We put together our top tips for how you can keep your reef alive and thriving at during the world’s end.  Good luck and happy hunting!

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Corals for Beginners: Cutting your Teeth in Reefkeeping

If you’re new to reef-keeping and considering starting your own reef tank, you’re probably wondering, “What corals should I get? The corals we are talking about today are some of our favorites when it comes to hardy corals that are also easy on the eyes, making them ideal corals for beginners.

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PSA: Chloroquine Phosphate used in aquariums is not safe for human use

A recent press conference about FDA trials being done on a number of antimalarial therapies as a possible treatment for Covid-19 has caused a frenzy to buy these drugs.

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