Giesemann T5s at BattleCorals

In this episode of [CVtv], we go on location to visit Adam Derickson from BattleCorals and he gives us the behind the scenes tour of his facility. Adam has been using Giesemann T5 Bulbs on his fixtures for the last 6 months and he raves about the results. He is planning on changing all his fixtures to Giesemann bulbs when the times comes. B attleCorals specializes in cultivating sought after SPS corals. It deals primarily with acros...

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Maxspect Introduces the New Gyre XF130 for Smaller Systems

Are you one of the many that has been waiting for a gyre compact enough for your small tank? Well, stick around, as we will introduce you to the brand new Maxspect Gyre XF130!  T he Maxspect Gyre XF150 has now been out on the market for a couple of months and as expected, it has revolutionized water movement in aquaria. Now Maxspect has come out with a smaller version of the Gyre that will cater to the hobbyists with smaller systems....

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CoralRX One Shots are Back!

 Gentle on Corals, Tough on Parasites & Hitchhikers T he CoralRX One Shots are back! CoralRX is a great preventative protocol for dipping newly acquired corals, treating infected colonies and quarantining coral. Most reef tank owners do not have access to well designed quarantine systems as they are expensive and time consuming. Many times this leads to significant losses brought on by infestations. Dipping your corals in CoralRx...

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[CVtv] – Introduction to Reef Sumps

Although sumps can be complicated, it is possible to set up a simple sump that will add water volume to your system, help with filtration, conveniently keep unsightly equipment out of the display tank as well as improve your reef’s health.  Are you thinking about setting up a sump for your reef tank? Check out our [CVtv] episode where we go over the benefits of a simple reef sump. A lthough sumps can be complicated, it is...

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Maxspect Gyre Generator: Next Generation of Water Moving Technology

The Maxspect Gyre is the world’s first “gyre”- generating water moving device for aquariums. Compared to traditional powerheads and wavemakers that are based on propeller nozzle flow technology, the Maxspect Gyre is based on advanced crossflow technology which produces massive horizontal water movement leaving little to no deadspots in its wake. Dictionary Definition: gyre (jīr) Dictionary Definition: gyre (jīr)...

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Reef Octopus RODC Pumps: A New Benchmark in Controllable Water Pumps

T he Reef Octopus controllable Direct Current “DC” water pumps are the latest in variable speed flow technology allowing for refined control, enhanced performance and efficiency.  The vast majority of circulation pumps available to hobbyist are alternating current “AC” pumps (the type of power that comes out of your wall outlet).  Direct Current pumps have several key advantages over traditional AC pumps, most notably, you...

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