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 88 : Latest Issue

Includes: Reef Icons – No. 14 – If there were ever a fish that could make us sing the blues it would be Acanthurus leucosternon, a.k.a. the Powder Blue Tang.Close Look Reviews – Our products in the spotlight this issue are the TMC Reef Habitat 50 complete reef system, and D-D Bladerunner magnetic algae scraper.ARead More

Issue 87

Includes: Reef Icons – No. 13 – In this issue’s instalment, get to know the stunning, but frequently finicky, Copperband Butterfly, in detail.  Close Look Review – Under the spotlight this issue we put a rather clever return pump from TMC, the REEF-Pump Connect 5000, through it’s paces. 2 Years Young – Mike Paletta relaysRead More

Issue 86

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