D-D Aquarium Solutions Issues Statement Regarding New Giesemann Powerchrome Lamps

Giesemann New T5HO LampsGiesemann New T5HO Lamps

About a week ago, we helped announce Giesemann’s new line of Powerchrome T5HO tubes thinking it was a simple refresher to the uber popular line of D-D Giesemann Powerchrome T5HO tubes that have been around for ages. Unfortunately, there has Continue reading

More to the Underwater “Attack” as Sea Shepherd Simultaneously Launches Operation Reef Defense

Sea Shepherd Operation Reef Defense

A couple of days ago, we wrote about an underwater altercation in which Rene Umberger, a staunch anti-aquarium activist, reportedly filmed herself being attacked by an aquarium collector. As the story was told, she was there to monitor and video Continue reading

CoralVue Resurrects IceCap Brand, Becomes US Distributor for Giesemann

CoralVue Lighting & Aquarium Products

CoralVue has some exciting news for us today. According to a just released press statement, the Louisiana based aquarium equipment distributor has secured sole rights to the Giesemann GmbH brand. They will become the lone distributor for the entire Giesemann Continue reading

MASNA 2014 – 2015 $4,000 Student Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted


It’s that time of year again when the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA) makes their all-call for applicants to their forthcoming student scholarships. Announced just yesterday, the 2014-2015 MASNA scholarships will consist of two $4,000 scholarships, one for Continue reading

Lightning-esque Bluestripe Clown Shows Up at Walt Smith Int’l

Lightning Blue Stripe Clownfish

While I was off hopping around Disneyland today, someone else was making dreams come true, but in a totally different way. Walt Smith International uploaded this photo of an amazing looking bluestripe clownfish (Amphiprion chrysopterus) to their Facebook page, and Continue reading