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    Monthly Archives for February 2009

    It was a very good month. Dig in. Every entry is a classic.

    Patents 101 | Does DIY Infringe?

    We brought our intellectual property expert Mike Clifford back in for the last installment of Patents 101 and I think you’ll be a bit surprised on what qualifies as infringement. In fact many LED aquarium users are infringing right now without even knowing it… that is if the Orbitec LED patent withstands. ¬† Although this […]

    The Glassbox Goes Conical with new Skimmer

    There’s been a lot of hype lately on the new cone based skimmer designs, but without ever actually using one for an extended period of time it is difficult to really see what the claims and excitement are all about. Currently no skimmer on the market is “hotter” than ATB and just yesterday GBD received […]

    Deepsea Footage of Macropinna microstoma by MBARI

    Photo by MBARI This bizarre fish,¬†Macropinna microstoma, has recently risen to the top of internet popularity. The two green dots within the head of this fish are the lenses to the eyes, which are surrounded by a clear fluid that protects them. This species was first discovered in 1939, however at that time it was […]

    Gifts from Blue Harbor Aquarium Factory in Japan – 2009 Calendar

    Angelfish afficionado John Coppolino recently made his way back home from his trip to Japan, but before leaving Koji Wada, owner of Blue Harbor Aquarium,¬†passed along a little gift for myself–Blue Harbor’s 2009 Calendar and a copy of the Winter 2008 Issue of Marine Aquarist magazine. In Japan, Blue Harbor’s calendar is popular for the […]

    Current Sales for GBD Sponsors, Premium Aquatics and Salty Supply

    Via Flickr : Andreas A big thanks to Premium Aquatics & Salty Supply for their support. If you’re considering any upcoming purchases, big or small, give each of them a look and consider these current specials that they are offering. Premium Aquatics $200 off & Free Shipping for Pre-Orders on new RE-Vertex Alpha 250 Cone […]

    Vertex Ventures into Calcium Reactors with new RX4 & RX6

    Vertex Aquaristik is not stopping their progression at the Royal Exclusiv built Alpha Cone Skimmers. Expect to see these new RX Calcium Reactors hitting retailers in the near future. First up is the smaller RX4 which looks like it has taken cues from successful European calcium reactors in the past. If you were to take […]