Category Archives: Reef Tank

How to Dip Coral – Don’t Risk It! Dip It!

So… Why dip? Both wild and cultured corals can carry pests and diseases. Just like fish, coral can be stressed and killed from parasites if left unchecked.


How to Frag and Mount Coral

It is a great practice when replanting them, saving a dying colony, trading with others, or creating a side hustle from it for an extra dose of income.


Cleaning Components of Your Aquarium Based on Material Type

We’ll break down the best ways to clean components of your aquarium, based on the type of material it’s made of.


Red Sea go large with the new ReefLed 160S light fixture

Every reefer loves a new light and this week we see the rather unexpected launch of the new Red Sea ReefLed 160S. So-called because it uses a maximum of 160 watts of power the 160S is now the largest, most powerful LED fixture in the Red Sea lighting range, joining its smaller brothers the 50 and 90, also named after the maximum power they consume.


Waterbox Marine tanks go X rated

The masters of marketing over at Waterbox aquariums launched their new Marine X range of aquariums last week. With all the hype of the covered-up aquariums and countdown we hoped for a reinvention of the wheel. What we got instead were a few subtle changes and new pricepoint to a now very familiar rimless, reef-ready tank-sump-cabinet design.


Dose 1 Part with All-For-Reef by Tropic Marin

Many reefers will be familiar with two-part dosing to maintain Calcium and Alkalinity, or three-part dosing of KH, Calcium, and Magnesium if dosing the classic Balling Method. After Balling, you have Balling Light, Triton Method, and maybe use four dosing heads for four liquids, plus some extra bottles to supply your corals with all the […]


The G5 Radion diffuser is here!

The most radically different Radion light ever just further enhanced its appeal with the launch of the G5 diffuser. Available for all G5 XR15 and XR30 models, the new diffuser enables further flexibility in modifying light output by diffusing colour mixing and further balancing intensity with only a small reduction in PAR. Magnet mounting, EcoTech’s […]


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.