Member Product Reviews

Product reviews on a five point scale by member dealers

Product Review: OSI Spirulina Flake Food

by John Tullock OSI Spirulina flake food (OSI 4008) is an excellent food choice for both marine and freshwater algae grazers. Any top- or midwater-feeding fish will benefit from the addition of this nutritious food to their regular diet. Freshwater fishes such as platies, mollies, American flagfish, goldfish, and African cichlids all love this food! Saltwater tangs, ... Read More »

March 24, 2014 ·

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Product Review: Phyto2 by Aqua-Tech

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February 18, 2014 ·

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Product Review: Azox by Aqua-Tech

by John Tullock Are you stocking Azox yet? If not, you and your customers are missing out. Azox is possibly the easiest, most convenient way to feed your reef that anyone has developed! Azox is comprised of zooplankton that has been gut loaded with phytoplankton. Coral, especially non-photosynthetic varieties, will benefit from Azox. It contains small, meaty ... Read More »

February 12, 2014 ·

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Review: Brightwell Aquatics Reef Bio Fuel

by Ralph Cabage  Brightwell Aquatics Reef Bio Fuel What they SayOverview• Helps maintain a balanced nutrient-limited marine aquarium by enabling the hobbyist to enhance the rate of microbial growth and reproduction, increasing the rate of phosphate-reduction and denitrification; this is of particular benefit in heavily-stocked, well-fed reef aquaria• Replaces “vodka method” of microbial activity-enhancement with ... Read More »

January 11, 2014 ·

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Reef Supplementation Part Three

by John Tullock This installment of our continuing series on reef supplements focuses upon alkalinity supplements. Various processes that take place in reef tanks, including biological filtration and calcification, deplete alkalinity. Regular adjustment with a supplement is, therefore, a necessary part of reef tank maintenance. Alkalinity is defined as the resistance of a solution to ... Read More »

November 20, 2013 ·

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Reef Supplementation Part Two

by John Tullock Which calcium supplement is best? I am asked this question a lot. In fact, hobbyists often ask me which this or that product is “best.” It is a tough question to answer, because “best” is a subjective term. Therefore, in order to answer the question properly, let’s begin by considering what we ... Read More »

September 17, 2013 ·

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Reef Supplementation Part One

by John Tullock Every reef aquarist must have a method for replenishing the calcium carbonate depleted from the aquarium as corals and some other invertebrates grow and add mass to their skeletons. Over the years, several methods have been advocated for accomplishing this. Calcium supplements, mostly solutions of calcium chloride, were among the earliest reef ... Read More »

September 9, 2013 ·

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Our Experts Review Sicce Calanus

Sicce CALANUS provides all-natural aquarium nutrition for every tank and every hobbyist level. Sicce CALANUS offers a revolutionary approach to feeding both hard and soft corals, other filter-feeding invertebrates, fish larvae and fishes requiring zooplankton in the range of 2 to 4 millimeters and smaller. Supplying high-quality nutrition and eliciting a strong feeding response, CALANUS ... Read More »

August 9, 2013 ·

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Sicce Reef Feeding Program a Game Changer

by John Tullock It’s not often you come across a product that is a real game changer for reef aquariums, but Sicce and Sicce-USA have a winner in our new Reef Tank Feeding Program. Full Disclosure: John Tullock is the Director of New Product Development for Sicce USA. Here’s what Matt at the popular hobbyist ... Read More »

May 29, 2013 ·

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AquaLife Water Garden Cleaner Beats Competiors

by John Tullock Laboratory tests have once again confirmed the superiority of AquaLife over our competition. When our Water Garden Cleaner, an all-season pond product with beneficial nitrifying and heterotrophic bacteria, was tested against two competing products, we beat them hands down. Download the complete report here. You can always rely on AquaLife to bring ... Read More »

March 18, 2013 ·

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