Having already taken a look at EcoTechs gorgeous Radion XR15w Pro LED light in our recent unboxing review, we now turn our attention to their much-anticipated RMS (Radion Mounting System) which ties-in beautifully with the Radion Pro range and allows these lights to be elegantly suspended above even the most tricky of systems. Continue reading
As experts in ‘high level reefing’, Germany-based Nyos Aquatics have been on our target sponsors list for a fair while now, indeed we’ve been most impressed with their offerings when we’ve had a chance to see and handle them at various trade-shows. Tailored to fulfil the specific demands of marine aquarists, their products should appeal to hobbyists both beginner and advanced alike featuring a range of skimmers, pumps, test kits, fish and coral feed, trace elements, salts and other watercare products. Continue reading
For the first time scientists have discovered a fish that can chemically camouflage itself through its diet. The new research, published in the journal Proceeding of the Royal Society B, shows that the Orange-spotted Filefish Oxymonacanthus longirostris camouflages itself by not only looking, but also smelling like its food source. Continue reading
A new study, undertaken by an international team of scientists, suggests that Caribbean gorgonians may be more resilient to the ocean acidification levels forecast by the end of the 21st century than previously thought. The team, which includes experts from the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, tested the effects of elevated CO2 concentrations on the growth Continue reading
Further to their recent announcement which we broke here on Digital-Reefs, Red Sea have just published a detailed video tour of their REEFER™ series on Youtube. You have to hand it to Red Sea, the presentation is very slick and gives plenty of useful information. The systems look great too and you can be sure we’ll be watching what hobbyists across the globe make of them in the coming months.
Using the menu bar just under the site’s header image, you can gain access to a vast collection of ornamental marine species images and profiles, just by taking the time to complete a quick and free registration.
Still a work in progress, new species and profiles are being added all the time.
What’s more, you can also access these galleries on your smart phone by visiting the website and logging-in. This unbiased and accurate information can help you check identifications and confirm care requirements as you browse for new livestock at your local store.