Davana Grabel

As senior editor here at reefs, I get to work with scientists from all over the world, and have made some wonderful friends in the industry! I also write for the site, and am the office manager at FRESH New London and the mother of two brilliant, talented young women.

Recent Blog Posts

The Amazon 960 iCon

The Amazon 960 iCon

Using state-of-the-art components and Orphek's ability to create the exact spectrum required by photosynthetic organisms, the Amazon 960 iCon provides an extremely high transmittance and a massive coverage. While the main design goals are aimed at commercial...

Job Alert!

Job Alert!

Are you looking to start or change your career, or just ready for a fresh start? There's a great opportunity open now in upstate New York: Local aquarists- I have been contacted by the University of Albany, SUNY, and the RNA Institute to help find an experienced...

Lucy the Octopus

Lucy the Octopus

Though it doesn't seem like it, winter is well underway here in the Northern Hemisphere. It seems that the seasons are all getting pushed back, and everything is happening about 1.5 months late, which means the storms are still on their way. I don't know about you,...

Get Educated with CRC!

Get Educated with CRC!

Check this out! Carolina Reefing Community has free Zoom meetings on the third Thursday of every month, where they bring in speakers from across the industry/hobby. They've had everyone from Craig Bingham to Vincent Chalias, and will be announcing this month's speaker...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from all of us at reefs.com! We hope this year brings you health, happiness, and lots of great new corals!

Seafood Side Dish!

Seafood Side Dish!

  Yes, I'm a little bit hungry right now, but this recipe from Maebell's Simply Easy Recipes looks SO good! I'm considering making it for our next holiday get-together, and I could see it being a regular side dish/appetizer here. What do you think? Crab and Bacon...

Reef Kids: Octopus Friend!

Reef Kids: Octopus Friend!

Black Friday is here, and with it comes the official start of the holiday shopping season! This sweet soft stuffed octopus would be adorable with a big bow on its head, and would make for a cuddly companion during the cold winter nights ahead. And at just $13, it's...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate! We here at reefs are incredibly thankful for all our readers, members, sponsors, and supporters! We couldn't do this without all of you!

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