Category Archives: Movie

Aquascaping’s Golden Ratio

Tweet In his MACNA 2011 Reefer’s Corner presentation, Scott Fellman discusses how to use the Golden Ratio to create an appealing aquascape.—Gary

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Touring the Alternative Reef

Tweet One of the more generous things that happened at this year’s MACNA was donation of a full aquarium setup to the David W. Smouse Opportunity School by The Alternative Reef. Owner and reef artist Scott Gebhart worked with the … Continue reading

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Crinoid in motion

Tweet The other day, after the white lights turned off, my crinoid decided to go for a walk and, in the process, stomp all over a SaraB chalice. I happened to have a camera available so I captured the action. … Continue reading

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Monday Movie: Dave Grim’s Clownfish

Tweet A couple of weeks ago I traveled to Atlanta and had the pleasure of photographing Dave Grim’s reef tanks. I’m still working on the images, but thought Reef Threads viewers would enjoy starting the week off by spending a … Continue reading

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Piscine Eye Candy and a Podcast Update

Tweet To our podcast fans, work travel and schedules in general have prevented us from recording a podcast this week. We are recording Tuesday night and will post the podcast as soon as possible after that. I was in Atlanta … Continue reading

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Emerging Star Polyps

Tweet I have a small cluster of star polyps that I keep in the corner of one of my aquariums, mainly because they are a nice spot of “light” when the actinics are on. Lately, I’ve noticed that they’re quite … Continue reading

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MACNA 2010 Banquet

Tweet If you ever wonder whether manufacturers of the equipment and supplies we use ever give back to the hobby, attend a MACNA event and you’ll never have a concern again. The list of companies and the support they gave … Continue reading

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VorTech MP60w moves big water in big tanks

Tweet While I didn’t pay much attention to new-product introductions at MACNA 2010 because I was focused on hearing speakers, I did tour the exhibit floor with the express purpose of seeing the new VorTech MP60w pump from EcoTech Marine. … Continue reading

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Drs. Foster & Smith Exhibit Aquarium, MACNA 2010

Tweet At the Foster & Smith MACNA 2010 exhibit, they had a three-tiered overflow aquarium. At the top was a mangrove “forest” with small bangaii cardinals in it. Quite an impressive display.—Gary

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Martin Moe’s Multi-Environment Aquarium System

Tweet This is a short video of Martin Moe’s fascinating multi-environment aquarium system. Areas in the aquarium represent the following zones: Upper reef, middle reef, sandy bottom, reef cave, rubble, open-water near reef, upper littoral, intertidal, tidal pool, and wave-washed … Continue reading

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