Fish Pee: The Coral Reef Superfood

The ocean is full of mysterious deep-sea life, sunken historical artifacts … and a whole lot of pee. I’m not just talking about those of you who think the ocean is his personal port-a-potty. There are millions of animals that live, eat, and make lots of waste in there. It might sound kind of gross, […]

How To Build Your First Saltwater Fish Tank, Part 2: Doing Your Research (Updated)

Welcome to how to build your first marine aquarium Part Two. Doing Your Research. My name is Matthew and you’re watching Matthews Reef. If you’re just joining the 10-part series and want to catch up, just click the banner here and watch part one. Today in part two we are going to introduce you to […]

Finding life in the deep sea

We’re some of the first people to explore this area. The seafloor and the oceans, really, are where life probably first formed on this planet. The ocean covers about 70% of our planet and yet there’s still so much that we don’t know about it. The amount of the ocean that has been seen with […]

Reef Life of the Andaman (full marine biology documentary)

How Can We Stop Sharks From Going Extinct?

This episode of Dnews is brought to you by Pacifico Beer. Sharks: we can’t live with em, but we also can’t live without em. Despite that, sharks are continuing to disappear, so what’s causing that? And how do we stop it? Hey guys, Tara here for Dnews – and it’s Shark Week here at Discovery, […]

My Favorite Reef Aquarium Symbiotic Relationships

Symbiotic relationships are one of the most interesting parts of this hobby for me. Ever since I was a kid I was fascinated with seeing animals packed together on a reef. Although I know now the reef is a battlefield for real estate, there are still these pockets of cooperation between completely different animals that […]

I’m setting up a SALTWATER aquarium!!

I am setting up a saltwater aquarium. Yes, you heard that right! If you guys remember a few months ago I did an unboxing video on the reef crest 35 all in one aquarium. So if you’re not familiar with this tank Or what I’m about to show you or if you didn’t see the […]

Corals in Crisis – Full Episode

Coral reefs. In a vast blue wilderness, they are the cities of the sea. These rich, biodiverse ecosystems are hot spots for marine life and warriors at protecting shorelines from storms. They cover 1% of the ocean floor, but they’re actually home or hosts to about 25% of marine species. Coral reefs are also the […]

The Deep Dive into Reef Aquarium Lighting

Every now and again I like to cover a larger topic in the hobby and lighting in particular is a loaded topic. Last week I did a short video on just how much of an effect our choice of lighting makes aesthetically and in the comments people overwhelmingly asked for a deeper dive into the […]