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

ReefGen Teams with LiveAquaria to Bring Captive-bred Bandensis Cuttlefish into the Mainstream

Captive Bred Bandensis Cuttlefish

As many of you know, last year saw the culmination of some amazing captive breeding efforts by ReefGen, who debuted the world’s first commercially available captive-bred flamboyant cuttlefish at the LiveAquaria booth at MACNA. Always looking to make ground breaking steps Continue reading

Francis the Fish Geek Joins Hagen as Aquatic Development Manager

Francis Yupangco

When you’re good at your job, there is a high demand for your skill set, and that is exactly the case for Francis Yupangco, otherwise known as ‘Francis the Fish Geek’. As many of you know, Francis has been one Continue reading

ORA Blood Orange Clownfish a Hybrid Between Gold Stripe Maroon and Ocellaris Clowns

ORA Blood Orange Clownfish

It was love at first sight, according to a new article from Oceans Reefs & Aquariums that announced their first ever intentional hybrid, the ORA Blood Orange Clownfish. The story about how this clownfish hybrid came to be is a Continue reading