Issue 71

Includes: Close Look Review – The futuristic Maxspect Turbine Duo is the subject of our product focus this issue. Enter the Coral Cave – John Clipperton quizzes Blue Planet Aquarium Curator Dave Wolfenden about the attraction’s large fish-only Coral Cave exhibit. Close-up on Corals: Trumpets – Those good old corals of the Caulastrea genus getRead More

Issue 86 : Latest Issue

Includes: Reef Icons – No. 12 – In this issue we’ve got a real subtle beauty as Editor John Clipperton get’s up close and personal with the iconic Randall’s Shrimp Goby. Close Look Reviews – See how we react to a hands-on install of TMC’s REEF-Filter 1000 multi purpose filter and Sicce’s XStream SDC Wi-FiRead More

Issue 85

Includes: Reef Icons – John Clipperton profiles a fish that mixes drop-dead gorgeous looks with a sometimes tempestuous temperament. Hold on to your hats folks, it’s the Sixline wrasse. Close Look Reviews – We present an exclusive look at TMCs new Reef Pulsar LED fixture, and cap it off with some stackable dosing containers fromRead More

Issue 84

Includes: Reef Icons – No. 10 – Whether it’s an introduction or a re-acquaintance, it’s time to spend some time getting to know the iconic Purple Tang. Close Look Reviews – We bring you the lowdown on two more hot, new reef products – the Philips CoralCare Gen2, and Reef Factory’s dosing pump range (includingRead More

Issue 83

Includes: Reef Icons – No. 9 – John Clipperton turns the spotlight onto another iconic reef species that deserves the love… this time it’s the turn of the stunning Orchid Dottyback. Close Look Reviews – we unbox and install one of EcoTech’s new 5th generation Radion LED lights – the XR15 ‘Blue’. Next up, it’sRead More

Issue 82

Includes: Reef Icons – No. 8 – John Clipperton highlights another iconic reef fish species that deserves a second look… the Green Chromis. Close Look Reviews – In this issue, we unbox and install both the ReefOCTO Varios return pump and an Ultra Reef Borei UKB-120 skimmer. Reflecting on the Lockdown – Mike Paletta sharesRead More

Issue 81

Includes: Reef Icons – No. 7 – John Clipperton pays homage to another iconic reef fish species that deserves a special place in the hobby Hall of Fame. Close Look Reviews – Under the microscope this issue we have the Sicce XStream SDC propeller pump, and TMC Eco Rock. Organised Chaos – Mike Paletta givesRead More

Issue 80

Close Look Review – It’s a product double-header this issue as first Keith Moyle installs and evaluates a ClariSea SK3000 fleece filter, and then John Clipperton follows-up with an un-box and set-up of and Aquarium Systems L’Aquarium 2.0 tank and cabinet. Fish in the Reef: Friend or Foe? – Veteran US reefer Mike Paletta drawsRead More

Issue 79

AQUA 2019 Show Report – Mid-October saw reef trade representatives assemble in Telford, UK. As ever, we were there to sort the wheat from the chaff with our definitive 12 page special report. Feed the Reef – Mike Paletta guides us through the sometimes inexact science of providing a healthy diet for your reef residents. Mucky Secrets –Read More

Issue 78

Close Look Product Review – The test tank is in need of a serious sprucing so what better opportunity to put D-Ds Aquascraper 4 in 1 Cleaning Kit into action! A Tank Full of Treasures – UK hobbyist Mark Hebb lifts the lid on his 425l reef system which not only looks great but alsoRead More

Issue 77

Includes: Close Look Product Review – We take a look at a stunning new book from expert diver (and occasional UltraMarine contributor) Dr Richard Smith. Reef Icons – No.5 – John Clipperton reprises his series of intimate species portraits and pays homage to another iconic reef-keeping treasure… the Sunburst Anthias. Essentially Optional – Keith MoyleRead More