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About danireef

Danilo Ronchi, aka DaniReef lives in Italy where he is hydraulic engineer, but starting from his love for reef aquarium and photography, he began to write about marine aquariums from 2006 and now he's published his first book "Marine Aquarium". From 2007 Danilo writes on his blog where publishes articles, pictures, product reviews, aquariums coverage, reportage and history of his tank. Now he's happy to be part of
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Rossmont Mover MX pumps Unveiled

rossmont_mover_mx_02After a full year of making us wait, Rossmont is finally ready to present its new Mover MX pump. The Rossmont Mover MX, as the Rossmont Mover M before it, is a pump with a fixed flow rate. Rossmont has made understanding its product easy; the code for every pump is MX followed by the flow rate. The new Mover MX has four pumps: 

  • Mover MX 9800moves 9.800 l/h, has a power consumption of 16 watt, and an efficiency of 613 litres per watt;
  • Mover MX 11600moves 11.600 l/h, has a power consumption of 18 watt, and an efficiency of 644 litres per watt;
  • Mover MX 13400moves 13.400 l/h, has a power consumption of 20 watt, and an efficiency of 670 litres per watt;
  • Mover MX 15200moves 15.200 l/h, has a power consumption of 24 watt, and an efficiency of 633 litres per watt;

  From this table we can see that the new Mover MX 13400 is the most efficient pump, but the efficiency is… More:

Tunze Care Magnet Review

2014_10_tunze_magnete_puliscivetro_220115_002 These brand new glass magnet cleaners from Tunze, the Tunze 220.010 and 220.015, are as gorgeous as they are practical. I first saw these magnets at the Interzoo fair in Nuremberg this year, and now I finally have both the smaller Tunze Care Magnet 220.010 and the bigger Tunze Care Magnet 220.015 in hand to review.… More:

Sicce Syncra Nano: In Depth Review

Sicce Syncra Nano
 first presented the small Sicce Syncra Nano at the end of last year, and we are here today to present our review of this interesting, tiny product.… More:

The Vertex V6 pump – our hands on preview

2014_09_vertex_v6_003 The new Vertex V6 pump was presented at the beginning of this year, and unveiled during Interzoo in Nuremberg, Germany. This pump is Vertex’s first entry in the return pump market, and I think it will be a great success. The pump is sturdy, beautiful (a beautiful pump!) and is built very well.… More:

SWS – Seneye Web Server – is finally available!

seneye_web_server_sws_01 I have been talking about the Seneye Web Server,or SWS, since I first saw it at Macna 2013 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  It was shown again at Interzoo 2014  in Nuremberg, Germany and now, I am pleased to present it to you here.… More:

The New Vertex Omega 180i Skimmer Preview

Anteprima Vertex Omega 180i The new Vertex Omega 180i skimmer, first presented at Interzoo 2014, is perfectly constructed of acrylic and PVC and comes in Vertex’s quintessential red and white color scheme.… More:

The new Tunze Turbelle Nanostream 6020 – Preview

The new Tunze Turbelle Nanostream 6020 pumps were first introduced to the public in May, at Interzoo 2014 in Nuremberg, Germany. Today, I am excited to have the opportunity to test and review it for you. The Nanostream 6020 was one of the most interesting new products at Interzoo 2014. It has a unique vertical design, which allows it to be placed behind live rock in the home aquarium.… More:

Planctontech’s New Planctondose: In Depth Review

New Planctondose by Planctontech - stazione dosatrice zooplancton The New Planctondose from Planctontech is a zooplankton dosing station for marine aquarium, designed for benthic organisms, but also all the different types of corals and fishes that can be hosted in aquarium.  Testing such an object like the New Planctondose of Planctontech is not a simple affair. Beyond the technical aspects of our review, one of the key points is the actual need to feed live zooplankton in the marine aquarium.… More: is the world's leading destination for sustainable coral reef farming and the aquarium hobby. We offer a free open forum and reef related news and data to better educate aquarists and further our goals of sustainable reef management.