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Limulus is come back!


Many of you, and especially hobbyists from electronic and aquarium, will remember AQUASMART, the system developed by Limulus, born from the Roberto Buti‘s desire to create a system to manage their marine aquarium, which then evolved until reaching full maturity with the complete system.

You can read a review of the state of the art of its creation here: Aquasmart by Limulus

Unfortunately at some point the system has run aground, its development has been blocked, and for a time there was concern for the continuity of the system.

Today, finally, Limulus is back, the website has been restored, and finally we have heard about AQUASMART II, you can join the forum and indicate the preferences for the development of this wonderful system.

It ‘s useless to say that I am very happy!

Click on the link to go to the site and then to the forum where you can partecipate to the development of the new system.


Tunze Turbelle Stream 6105 – The Complete Review


The Tunze Stream Turbelle 6105 can be considered as the main product of the lineup of the Tunze pumps. This is because they can be used in aquariums from 300 to 400 liters, which are the ones most advanced aquarist chose to use today. These are those aquariums that are larger than a nanoreef but smaller than a 500 lt.

In this way they can still provide a decent catchment area, especially if we consider that 120cm aquariums of length are the ones which have the best ratio among quality/price/performance for keeping sps corals, which is reason why aquarist buy these pumps.

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Interzoo 2010 Nürnberg: Elos News


Also this year I will begin my description of Interzoo 2010 at Nuremberg starting from Elos, as was done for the last Interzoo 2008, this is due to a long time past into the Italian stand, both for the many new features, as always Elos is usual to disclose them during this very important International Fair.

Interzoo 2010 Elos

This year’s Elos wanted to surprise us with a space stand, lit with many new solutions led, and that gave a characteristic blue light to the whole complex. Under the “passage” there were two beautiful tanks, one fresh water and one marina, as well as skimmers and calcium reactors as a corollary. Outside instead are placed two rows of tanks on the right the new fantastic Elos Midi, and to the left the SystemMini with a juicy news represented in the new Paludarium. All around the many novelties.

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A new return pump: Sicce Syncra Silent 2.5


Since the last visit two years ago where I took the Eheim Compact Plus 2000 as a new return pump, also this year the Interzoo (in short you will see an extensive article on this website) has brought me a new pump.

The choice fell on italian Sicce Syncra Silent 2.5

According to my program to calculate the correct return pump that you can read here: return pump – Calculation of Flow, which was updated for the occasion, I won us, because otherwise I would have not done:)

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Pompe di risalita: calcolo della portata – Return pumps: calculating the flow


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In questo articolo potrete leggere come dimensionare la corretta pompa di risalita, con consigli utili su come scegliere la propria pompa in base al proprio skimmer ed usando un comodo foglio di calcolo che mette in comparazione diretta molte pompe presenti in commercio, ma altamente personalizzabile con le pompe di vostra scelta. Anche questo articolo è stato pubblicato sull’aggiornamento di Acquaportal di questo mese.

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In this article you will read how choosing the correct return pump, with tips on how to choose the right pump matching its skimmer by using a convenient spreadsheet that makes direct comparison of many pumps in the market, but highly customizable with pumps of your choice. Even this article was published into monthly magazine Acquaportal of this month.

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Zeus by Oceanlife – Recensione


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Uno dei punti più critici nella gestione di un acquario è sicuramente quello della gestione delle emergenze che si presentano nel caso di una interruzione della linea elettrica.
La mancanza di energia elettrica ha come prima ed immediata conseguenza quella di far crollare il contenuto di ossigeno in acquario e quindi anche il pH, e subito dopo quella di portare la vasca a non essere più riscaldata o raffreddata a dovere.

Zeus by Ocean Life

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Zeus by OceanLife – English Version


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One of the most critical aspect in the management of an aquarium is the management of emergencies that comes in the event of an interruption of power line.
The lack of electricity is the first and immediate consequence of the collapse of the oxygen content in the aquarium and then of the pH, and soon after this brings the tank to no longer be heated or cooled properly.

Zeus by Ocean Life

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Easy Blade


Easy Blade

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Dopo aver tanto letto degli Easy Blade su internet, e dopo aver realizzato che la mia vasca è sempre da pulire, e che le alghe calcaree la fanno da padrone sui vetri, mi sono deciso ad acquistarle. Ordinate da Nicola di TechnoReef sono arrivate nel giro di pochissimo tempo, neanche 48 ore ed erano a casa mia.

E’ stato molto più arduo decidere se comprarle o meno, e se acquistarle insieme alla calamita della Tunze.

Alla fine la scelta è caduta su una calamita generica ma galleggiante e l’Easy Blade.

Quando arriva a casa, si perché letteralmente significa “lama facile”, si presenta in due pezzi distinti oltre alla lama ed alla vite con bullone in plastica (come potete vedere dalla foto), e deve essere montata.

Easy Blade

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I’ve heard many of my friends speaking about easy blade, so I’ve decided to buy one for me to use on my tank.

The Easy Blade is composed of 2 pieces and one blade, it’s easy to setting up and it works!!!

To read how to use it and to see other photos please click here

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Zeus… conto alla rovescia… – Count Down


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Zeus by Ocean Life

Ho provveduto a scollegare lo Zeus dalla presa elettrica per vedere quanto riesca a tenere accesa la mia pompa di risalita Eheim Power Compact 2000 plus. Sono le 12.45

Devo rilevare che ci sono 30 gradi ed il 50% di umidità nell’aria, che non sono sicuramente le migliori alleate di Zeus per ottenere il record.

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I’ve just unplugged from wall my OceanLife Zeus to check how many hours it can drive my return pump with his battery.

12.45 am…

The temperature is about 30 celsius degrees, and the humidity is about 50%

Let’s check…

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Zeus by OceanLife


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Zeus by Ocean Life

Sono finalmente passato allo Zeus di OceanLife. Chi mi legge sa quanto reputo importante la mia vasca, e la gestione della vasca nei momenti di black out penso sia un dovere verso i nostri ospiti, coralli o pesci che siano.

Fino ad ora, come potete leggere qua: L’uso di un UPS in acquario ho usato un gruppo di continuità con onda pseudosinusoidale della APC, con 800VA e due batterie in serie con una capacità di 7AH.

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In the last days I’ve setting up the new Zeus from OceanLife. I think you know me by reading my pages, so you know how much I’m interesting to healty and wealthy of my aquarium system, towards fishes and corals.

Until now I’ve used a back-up UPS from APC as you can read here L’uso di un UPS in acquario only in italian because it’s an old article.

So yesterday the APC with 7AH capacity of battery and today 40AH on Zeus, but the difference are more and more.

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