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    Monthly Archives for September 2009

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

    “Fake” ZEOvit Products Hit Asia

    Authentic ZEOvit supplements, compliments of distributor Proline Aquatics. Heavily discounted ZEOvit products began popping up in Hong Kong roughly one year ago with reports of them being fake. Now some are saying these knock offs are spreading to Taiwan and different parts of China. We cannot confirm that these truly are fake ZEOvit supplements, after […]

    MACNA XXI : Nano Custom’s Japanese Style LED Spotlight

    For me, one of the most exciting products at MACNA was Nano Custom’s PAR38 LED lamp. These lamps screw into your standard E26 household socket, but unlike traditional spotlights the Nano Customs PAR 38 unit is powered by 5 CREE XR-E LEDs driven at ~750mA for roughly 15w of electric consumption. For the first time […]

    MACNA XXI : ORA Shows Off Sustainable Beauties

    One of the prevalent themes we found at this years MACNA was sustainability within the saltwater and reef aquarium hobby. ORA has been singing this tune for some time, but have continued to adapt to market demands for new species. The ORA Platinum Perculas got plenty of attention at MACNA. They have been released for […]

    MACNA XXI : Elos Manta Packs the ePower, Shines the eLite

    Sightings of Elos gear was quite rare in Atlantic City—but this ePower / eLite combo was a worthy addition to MACNA and true to the Italian company’s style. Featured at the Unique Corals exhibit, the Elos unit features two 250w DE metal halides in ePower parabolic reflectors, connected to an all blue elite via the […]

    MACNA XXI : Aquavitro Salinity Salt

    Seachem has continued to develop and expand their Aquavitro line of supplements thanks to their new Salinity Salt mix. Salinity salt will be made by Seachem in house using a proprietary mix of elements to provide what they are calling a high concentrated salt–meaning less salt will be required to hit 35ppt. The exact parameter […]

    MACNA XXI : Julian Sprung and Two Little Fishies

    Julian Sprung attended MACNA in full force, giving a thought provoking talk on hybridization while also representing his company Two Little Fishies. TLF brought in their popular products such as ReVive Coral Dip and Phosban, but they also had some new unassuming products to show. One of which is this new magnetic algae clip. The version […]