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Tunze adds to the NanoStream lineup

New to Tunze’s lineup is the Tunze Nanostream 6020 and 6040 “discrete” powerheads. These powerheads aren’t like anything we have seen from Tunze before. Instead of a typical straight on powerhead design like most propeller pumps, these are designed with a special flow deflector and are mounted vertically. The idea is that they are easy »

Kessil Prototype

Another prototype, this time from Kessil

If you have been paying attention to Kessil you’ll likely noticed that over the last few weeks they have shared a lot of seemingly random information about touch controls, Wi-Fi, application development, and hybrid optics. It seemed a bit strange considering they don’t have any products that use Wi-Fi, touch buttons, or use the hybrid »


Never have to change a filter sock again?

This is a product that hasn’t gotten a lot of press in the past; it’s the Genesis aquarium filter.  Lets face it, none of us change our filter socks as often as we really should. Did you know that in Europe there has been a piece of equipment that basically does it automatically for you? »

Red Sea LED

Red Sea joins the LED lighting crowd

This year at Interzoo Red Sea has unveiled their new “Reef-Spec” LED lighting system. The prototype fixtures look extremely sleek and have a lot of the cool features we have seen from their light fixtures in the past. For example the fixture is still hinged about a third of the way from the front so »


More submersibles from Tunze, except this time its LEDs:

Tunze is making a splash in the LED industry with its LED full spectrum 8850 LED light. This light fixture is entirely submersible! Containing seven white LEDs, seven blue LEDs, and twelve red LEDs. This magnet mounted LED bar is capable of adjusting color temperature between 5000 and 25000k. Controllable via the new 7097 Bluetooth »

Sump-thing new from Elos

Usually if you want a sump for a particular purpose you’re going to have to design and either build it yourself, or design it and send it off to a fabricator to have it built. This sump is a prototype that they have being using in Europe and it offers flexibility and features were not »

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Neptune gets nimble

We had a chance to stop in and chat with Terence from Neptune Systems to see what was new and upcoming. Terence was super excited about things from the digital perspective. Many of you likely know that Apex Fusion is out of Beta and into standard release. With the backbone of the software done they »

Kessil Controller

Hands on with the new Kessil Spectral Controller

If you follow Kessil you likely already heard about the new controller coming out for the A360 lights. We ran into David from Kessil by chance while checking out some booths and he led us on a very long journey (this place is huge!) to the Kessil booth to give us a hands on look »

EcoTech Tank Mount

New Tank Mounts from EcoTech Marine

We just met up with Patrick from EcoTech Marine and got the rundown on their long awaited light mount for the Radion LED’s. This was great news, as I can’t tell you how many times I have been asked “how do I mount a Radion without using a hanging kit?” You no longer need to »


NYOS Quantum Skimmers

The folks over at NYOS just released a new line of skimmers to the European market this month so we stopped by to take a look. We were surprised to see a feature or two we hadn’t run into before.   The new line of Quantum skimmers utilizes an innovative wedge pipe/gate valve combination for controlling »



When it comes to tank lighting these days it seems like just about everything is LED. This is largely true when it comes to the ZOOlight but I was surprised to see some T5’s in there as well.  The thing that stuck out is that ZOOLight (other than their aluminum canopy) uses its own proprietary »



The Seneye enters a new realm of computerized aquarium monitoring. This piece of equipment isn’t an aquarium controller as it doesn’t actually control any outlets, lights, etc. However, it constantly monitors the aquarium taking measurements of things like ammonia, pH, temperature, water level, and light levels every 30 minutes. If one of these parameters is »

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A chat with PE Mysis

A lot of you have already heard of PE Mysis and this morning I had a chance to chat with the guys from Piscine Energetics to get the full scoop on the frozen mysis we all know and love, get a few tips on feeding it, and a heads up on their new upcoming product »

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Maxspect Riptide

The new Riptide pump from Maxspect offers a brand new unique look on aquarium pumps. This pump doesn’t have a propeller! It is the first aquarium pump I have ever run into that utilizes a squirrel cage design that is commonly found in large fans (like those used inside of a furnace).   These pumps »


We made it! (to Interzoo)

We’re here! We came from a variety of different flights and paths but we all made it to Nuremberg in one piece. Here is our home away from home for the time being!     Of course a new location wouldn’t be complete without a new ride, so we’re sporting the U-Bahn and Tram for »