Interzoo 2018: Seachem shows a new glass cleaner but not only
Seachem‘s booth was huge and connected to Sicce (here), with whom they’re commercial partners since two years ago.
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We have been welcomed by our friend Andrea Ongaro, one of the best aquascapers I have ever met, and he works permanently for some time in Atlanta (Madison), at Seachem‘s headquarters.
Seachem Tidal 55 filter
After the welcoming at the booth we’ve been introduced to the news of the stand, standing from the external filter Tidal. The 55th version is very interesting, because it could be used in a marine aquarium to clean it from the floating materia. Even putting it in sump. And Seachem intrigued us saying that something more specific is going to come. Speaking of fresh water aquariums we already know Tidal filters and we really like them, for they simplicity and linearity. The Tidal filter is produced by Sicce and it’s part of the commercial partnership of which we’ve spoken before.
The filter’s capacity is 1,2 liters and it measures 20,5 x 14 x 19,5 cm.
The new Seachem Algae Scraper
Seachem presented a new concept of Algae Scraper, an algae remover. It doesn’t have a specific name.
It’s a floating object with a shaped handle that can hold different typologies of materials to clean the glass from the algae.
A very curious object, maybe more suitable for fresh water aquariums rather than marine ones, so it may be difficult to reach every corner of the aquarium where there are many corals, because it’s a bit voluminous. But even if this disadvantage we would be very curious to try it. And before or after the corals will reach the glass and so even the smallest magnet will have problems of cleaning. As always, it’s a matter of time and… growth.
Seachem Aquavitro Aquasolum
The aquarium in the booth, besides showing the algae scraper, shows also other new products, called Aquavitro Aquasolum.
Because it’s a product with an organic derivation, it contains a mixture very difficult to be found in other chemical fertilizer.
The new Aquavitro Bond glue
Aquavitro Bond is a glue for corals, and not only, that works heating it at temperatures that aren’t so high for the other glues on the market. It can be rework indefinitely. It’s inert, so it doesn’t react with the water and its chemical particles, so its use is absolutely reef-safe. For us, that care about the environment and don’t want to waste, it would be great to use it.
For further informations about Seachem and Aquavitro and their products we send you, respectively, to their websites. We invite you also to read our Editorial about the fair to know our point of view on the Interzoo 2018 and to consult the links of the articles dedicated to the booths we’ve visited until today: