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    EcoTech Marine Pump Patent Challenged: Request for Re-Examination Filed

    There is a lot of buzz circulating among one of the industry’s brightest companies, EcoTech Marine.¬†Two things in particular have brought them into the spotlight more than usual: 1) Their sponsored flow study (and resulting underperformance under the testing criteria by main competitor Tunze) and 2) Their to be released Radion LED light… I’ll give […]

    New Elos Evision Controller With Internet Interface

    After a few years of work the Elos Evision controller and accessories are ready for the limelight. The high gloss Elos Evision control center offers a color touch screen in a rectangular form factor. For the Evision, Elos has taken a modular approach with offerings which include: Clima – Evision temperature module Tempo – Evision […]

    The Cube Garden Superior is Glassbox Art

    If there is one aquarium company that has embraced the simplicity of a “glassbox”, it is Aqua Design Amano. Commonly referred to as ADA, their cube gardens feature beveled, high clarity glass and minimally visible adhesive, making them some of the most attractive aquariums in the world. The Cube Garden Superior takes that all to […]

    JNS Puts A New Spin On BioPellet Reactors with Alpha Line

    JNS Alpha 2 BioPellet Reactor in action JNS has literally put a new spin on the BioPellet reactor. As every manufacturer does their best to standout from the crowd, JNS has opted to swirl water in a circular motion within the reactor to create a vortex like flow pattern. The result is a tornado of […]

    New Tunze 6095 Coming Soon

    The Tunze 6095 Nanostream shares many stats [including dimensions] with the 6055, but has received a 4,500 l/h bump in performance. The 6095 Nanostream is capable of moving 10,000 l/h (2,640 gph) at just 20w of electrical consumption. The new design, coupled with last year’s improved vibration / noise dampening C-clamps, will surely be a popular item… just expect some wait time. Recent talks puts the 6095 on a fall release and a sub $300 price tag.

    MRC HDPE Sumps Are Industrial And Upmarket

    Without a doubt, My Reef Creations ‘MRC’ is best known for their acrylic work. Some may also be aware of their Polypropylene sumps, but few have ever seen their HDPE models. Here’s a first look. The benefit of HDPE is that it’s tough stuff. Chemically, it is ozone and UV safe, while physically it can […]