Grid View List View Latest Most Viewed Most Commented Real Reef Rock Part 3 of the Fincasters 180 build series Fincasters Episode 178 268 November 30, 2017 In part 3 of the Fincasters 180 build we look at the use of Real Reef Rock and talk with Gareth Scott who started the company. Real Reef Rock is made from crushed aragonite, shells, and other materials found naturally on the reef. Gareth explains the process as John shows how he completed the aquascape in the 180 using Real Reef. The rock creates an open and inviting base for coral placement, improved water flow and lots of privacy to create security for your fish. Velvet and Ich Fincasters Episode 179 260 November 30, 2017 Marine Velvet and ich are the most common and most deadly for aquarium fish. Velvet appears to the more dangerous of the two… Keeping Garden Eels in the Home Aquarium Episode 173 263 November 6, 2017 Garden Eels (Heteroconger hassi) are fascinating and for a the advanced aquarist with lots of space, they can be kept in the home aquarium. 180 Gallon Reef. Let the build begin! Fincasters Episode 176 226 November 6, 2017 John’s long-awaited 180 gallon reef build is underway. This aquarium will feature rock from real reef, as well as auto top-off direct from an ro/di unit, a calcium reactor as well as dosing pumps, phosban reactor and everything else to make this a successful mixed reef. In this video, John launches the project with an …Read more » Plumbing the Sump – Part 2 of the 180 build series. Fincasters Episode 177 181 November 6, 2017 In this aquarium video, John shows you how to set up a sump in a 180 gallon marine aquarium. He also riffs a bit about the closure of Hawaii to aquarium fish collection and talks about the proper order to place marine fish in a new aquarium (and why he wasn’t able to take his own advice!) 1234567Last Categories 180 build (4) Aquarium Hobby Leaders (16) awesome tank tours (6) Cichlid Adventures (23) Coral (3) Fish Species Freshwater (28) Fish Species Saltwater (22) Freshwater (16) Freshwater Shrimp (3) How To (39) MACNA 2015 (11) Marine (23) New Products (26) Planted Tanks (23) Shrimp and Corals (7) Tannin Tanks (12) Tentacles (15) Subscribe To Newsletter Get latest news about us directly in your inbox. We will never spam, Promise.