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Marcin Smok

About Marcin Smok

Marcin Smok is a reefer and aspiring photographer. He has been keeping freshwater fish tanks since he was 9. About three years ago he put his snorkeling mask on in Florida Keys and that's how his journey with saltwater side of the hobby started. He is also a SCUBA diver. You can check his photography site at www.photoreef.com
Latest Posts

MACNA 2012 Coverage:Algae Mower Vac, the ultimate Algae Destroyer!

Having algae problems? Aiptasia? Sticky Detritus? Any other eye-soring, nasty buildup on your live rock? This brand new, patent-pending device that debuted at MACNA floor in Dallas could be the ultimate answer for getting rid of unwanted algae and pests…… More:

Veritas Control LED

A company called Veritas Controls showed up at this year’s MACNA, presenting their range of LED fixtures for an aquarium hobby. Their booth had all three models targeted for different needs of fishkeeping enthusiasts. I’ve talked with the gentleman at the booth and he explained to me briefly what Veritas Control has to offer in terms of LED lighting.… More:

MACNA Coverage: Reef Life Support booth and their new modular skimmer

H2O Systems Inc.,a Canadian company behind the Reef Life Support Systems (or RLSS in short) makers of reef keeping equipments including protein skimmers, calcium and other media reactors as well as a Waveline DC return pumps, has showed their latest skimmers and pumps at this year’s MACNA, including the very interesting new cone shaped skimmer powered by their DC pump.… More:

MACNA Coverage: Robosnail


Tired of manually scraping the aquarium glass of unwanted algae? Wish there was something that would do it for you so you can have an unobstructed view of your little piece of ocean at all times? Enter the world of Robosnail, an automatic glass cleaner designed to free aquarists from an ardous task of algae scraping.… More:

MACNA Coverage: Fluval Prototype Nano Tanks


Fluval showed off their prototype nano aquariums line for the first time at this year’s MACNA in Dallas. I’ve been told they’re so new they don’t yet have a name for them. Following the recent trend for nano tanks, Fluval line featured three glass tanks of approximate volumes: 15, 24 and 35g standing on a modern wood stand.… More:

MACNA Coverage: Vertex Aquaristik Cerbera Controller lands in Dallas

 We all know that when it comes to attention to details, there’s nothing like German engineering and Vertex Aquaristik proved it by showing it’s new piece of reefing equipment. The new Cerbera controller debuts in US at MACNA floor in Dallas and it surely turned heads. In terms of look and overall user experience, it’s nothing like we’ve ever seen before.… More:

MACNA 2012 Coverage: Hikari brand new Herbivores Food

Hikari, a Japanese company known for their broad range of fish and invertebrate’s foods, showed full line of their products in Dallas and boy, with that many choices, there will be no fish (or shrimp, crab, anemone and anything in between) left behind. Sinking wafers, flakes, pellets, pills as well as frozen and freeze-dried specialties, you name it… With this amount of menu items it’s important to mention Hikari’s  new product- Seaweed Extreme wafers&pellets.… More:

2012 MACNA Coverage: Vertex new OMEGA Skimmers debut at the show

 Vertex Aquaristik, a German company known in USA mainly for their top-shelf line of skimmers and pumps engineered and manufactured with an incredible attention to details, has debuted, amongst other things, it’s brand new line of skimmers- the Omega series.… More:


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