Wednesday, December 04, 2013

10 Items on Every Reefkeeper's Holiday Wish List

If you're wondering what to ask for this year, we've put together a list of the top 10 products on just about every reef aquarium keeper's holiday wish list this season.

1. Aqua Illumination Hydra FiftyTwo LED Light Fixture
The Hydra FiftyTwo is AI's newest LED light fixture. Featuring 52 LEDs with 7 varieties of colors, totaling a full 135 Watts of power. It utilizes the latest LED technology from leading manufacturers, arranged to provide the best performance. It is compatible with the AI family of wireless controllers (sold separately), so you easily set the sunrise, sunset, intensity and ramp time to create a full photoperiodic cycle. The Hydra FiftyTwo comes standard with 80 degree lenses, giving you the best balance of power and spread. If you need to penetrate a deeper tank, AI also offers 50 degree lenses (sold separately).

2. EcoTech Marine VorTech Propeller Pumps
EcoTech Marine has revolutionized the way people think about water movement in reef aquariums. Their technologically superior pumps produce unmatched broad yet gentle flow, while placing the motor outside the tank—preserving the beauty of your aquarium and enhancing the health of your aquarium ecosystem. EcoTech Marine VorTech pumps come in 3 different varieties for any tank size: MP10 (2.5-50 gallon tanks), MP40 (20-500 gal) and MP60 (120-1,000+ gal). Each VorTech pump comes with 9 operational modes that make it perfect for every tank condition.

3. Innovative Marine AQUA Gadget Hydrofill Auto-Top-Off System
Topping off evaporated water for our aquariums is a tedious but essential task that every hobbyist encounters to maintain stable specific gravity and salinity levels. Innovative Marine's departure from outdated float sensors offers the latest automation in electronic sensing for precise accuracy and no-moving part reliability. *Controller and pump required and sold separately.

4. Neptune Systems Apex AquaController Systems
Neptune Systems is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of aquarium controllers and has the distinction of having the most expandable controller—up to 240 modules, hundreds of probes, and thousands of controlled outlets. You can simulate sunrise/sunset, the lunar cycle, set random timed cycles to create waves, control pump speed, shut off equipment for feeding, monitor/control temperature, pH, ORP and much more.

5. AquaMaxx ConeS In-Sump Protein Skimmer
AquaMaxx ConeS Series are one of our best selling protein skimmers that makes them hard to keep in stock. There are three size options that are rated for aquariums 175-500 gallons, yet are small enough to be concealed in a sump. They feature an advanced bubble chamber design that features numerous conical diffusers which reduce turbulence in the reaction chamber to achieve maximum efficiency and performance.

6. Red Sea Reef Foundation Pro Ca/Alk/Mg Multi Test Kit
Red Sea's Reef Foundation Kit includes high accuracy titration tests for the accurate measurement of calcium, magnesium and alkalinity (KH), which are the basic foundation elements of coral skeletons. All of these elements need to be available in balanced proportions for sustainable successful coral health and growth.

7. EcoTech Marine Coral Fragging Tool Kit
EcoTech Marine's latest addition to their product line is this super-cool coral fragging tool kit. The kit includes German stainless steel tweezers, scissors, soft coral clamps and bone cutting forceps. It also comes with ceramic coral frag plugs in 3 colors plus coral glue. The tools fit perfectly inside a heavy-duty bamboo case that doubles as a cutting board and is secured with magnetic clasps.

8. Continuum Aquatics Bacter Clean-M
Bacter Clean-M is a unique marine microbial culture and enzyme product. This powerful product loosens and cleans coatings and ugly accumulations, cleans live rock, tank walls and other surfaces. It is specifically cultured for marine systems and can be used in conjunction with other Continuum products.

9. SeaChem Laboratories Purigen
SeaChem Purigen is a premium synthetic adsorbent unlike any other filtration product. It removes proteins, nitrites and nitrates, ammonia and a broad spectrum of organics, yet its impact on trace elements is minimal. It significantly raises redox and polishes water to unparalleled clarity. You can easily renew it by treating with household bleach. Purigen is designed for both marine and freshwater use.

10. SpectraPure CSP RO/DI Filter w/ Automatic Flush
One of our best-selling, highest rated and best value RO/DI systems. An automatic flush control system is used to periodically rinse the accumulated impurities and concentrated waste water from the surface of the RO membrane to help increase its life. For ultra-high purity water at an economical price, the SpectraPure CSP RO/DI filter will provide you with “000 TDS” water.