NOTE: this is NOT a paid endorsement or advertisement. My excitement is genuine and not paid. I really do think the product is a good one and no one has paid me to say it is.
Many of you remember Bob Bittner the clownfish breeder and creator of Reef Stew. He's back with something new and pretty amazing. It's called Frag Gripper. In talking with Bob it became clear to me this product would also ... Read More
Scientific explorers have just discovered a new cold water reef of the coast of South Carolina. It's 85 miles long and about 2500 feet below the surface. Cold water reefs aren't something most hobbyists think about and perhaps some weren't even aware of their existence. We focus on tropical reefs in the hobby for good reason.
I've only known one hobbyist to attempt a real cold water tank. T... Read More
First a disclaimer: I'm not recommending you do or don't help fund this. I am just talking about the type of tank, and the idea.
The type of tank is a biotope. That is most certainly my favorite kind of tank. What is it? The idea is simple. I like to describe it this way: if you could take a chunk out of a river or lake or stream or even a forest and capture everything in that chuck just as it ... Read More
I found the below article on Advanced Aquarist this morning and felt it was worth sharing. Rimless aquariums are very attractive and allow hobbyists to fit them in a wide variety of homes, offices, and apartments with any decor. But they are expensive, especially when you throw in the low iron glass (this is very clear glass without the green tint often seen in standard aquariums).
The smallest... Read More