Tour the Bashsea Fabrication Facility

The Bashsea fabrication shop is not your average every day, run of the mill shop by any stretch of imagination.  Likewise, owner and chief fabrication, Steve Bashi is not your ordinary machine shop guy.  Not only does he build some of the most beautiful sumps and reactors, but he also is an avid aquarist and Koi lover.  I’ve had the pleasure and misfortune…accordingly (inside joke for Steve) of getting to know his creative mind behind the beard.  Steve is one of those modern day renaissance men.  Besides designing and building killer aquarium gear, Steve’s a comedic genius and self proclaimed rock drumming master.  As a former acrylic fabricator right away I easily recognized the quality of Steve’s work and as a designer its been very fun working

Bashsea Introduces Nano Reef Mano Sump

The new Bashsea Mano sump is small in stature but big on style.  Priced at $279.00, the Mano sump is sure to be popular among the nano reefing community. AquaNerd Sponsor, Bashsea has come out with what looks like to be a very sleek and feature rich Signature Series compact sump that will do any nano reef setup justice.  Constructed, designed and built with USA made materials, the Mano sumps are built using 1/4 cast acrylic.  The Mano cube is 14″ x 14″ x 15″ and it’s available in 4 different color configurations that include, white/black, red/black, blue/clear and blue/black. Like the larger Bashsea signature series sumps, the Mano includes an adjustable height baffle wall, filter sock holder, a compartment for a small reactor