live rock

How to Cure Rock for Your Reef

In the early days of reef keeping live rock was harvested from unprotected reefs, shipped by air and then trucked…

Live Rock and Sand: How Much is Right for Your Tank?

it’s not that complicated once you understand the roles played by sand and rock in your aquarium. Some are obvious…

How to Grow Coralline Algae In Your Aquarium: The Simple Truth

Growing coralline algae is one of the most discussed topics among reef aquarists. But here’s some good news: there is…

The Walt Smith Story: His Rich History in the Marine Aquarium Hobby and the A.D.E. Project

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with industry pioneer Walt Smith about his Aquaculture Development for the Environment (A.D.E.)…

2 New Live Rock Alternatives To Consider For Your Aquascape: CaribSea’s Life Rock Shapes and Two Little Fishies’ STAX Rock

We are excited about two new "man-made" live rock alternatives that can make building the aquascape in your reef tank…

We Built a Reef Aquarium For Only $275. Here’s How We Did It!

We have received a few requests to do a video on how to build a reef tank on a budget…

Drop-Off Tank Build – Episode 3: Aquascape + Which Heater Should We Use?

We are setting up a 75 gallon drop-off aquarium and want YOU to help us build it! Today we aquascape…

Drop-Off Tank Build – Episode 2: Sump Install + Which Rock Should We Use?

In Episode 1, we took a tour of the tank and presented two sump upgrades for you to choose from.…

AquaMaxx Reef Welder: Build a Bonsai Tree, Glue Frags to Rock, or Repair a Cracked Skimmer

If you are tired of stinky epoxy sticks that make your skimmer go crazy or gluing your fingers together with…

Aquarium Rock: Live, dry, cured or uncured?

As a new hobbyist, the choices between different kinds of rocks can be overwhelming. Choosing the rock that is right…