devil clam-4 Face to face with the mythical Devil Clam, Tridacna mbalavuana We’ve been writing about the devil clam, Tridacna mbalavuana (formerly T. tevoroa) for years, and even more so in the last couple months since Tonga loosened up its exports of giant clams. But finally, this week we had the chance to see a real live devil clam, in person, in the flesh, and extremely personal. Coming face to face
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Face to face with the mythical Devil Clam, Tridacna mbalavuana

We’ve been writing about the devil clam, Tridacna mbalavuana (formerly T. tevoroa) for years, and even more so in the last couple months since Tonga loosened up its exports of giant clams. But finally, this week we had the chance to see a real live devil clam, in person, in the flesh, and extremely personal. Coming face to face Read More

Top 5 recent captive raised marine fish stories

There’s been such a flurry of captive bred marine fish stories lately, that it may have been hard to get a handle on how much is going on. Once upon a time, like ten to fifteen years ago, the announcements of new captive bred marine fish were so few and far between, that each achievement was Read More

Bali Aquarich’s angelfish accolades part 3: Trimaculatus trifecta

It has been a wonderful week for us here in Bali again, and our two-monthly visit to Bali Aquarich never fails to deliver amazing stories. Having seen their first ever captive raised Pomacanthus hybrid and the development of those darling Holacanthus passer, we round off this angelfish trifecta with updates on their newest offering. Apolemichthys trimaculatus. Spearheading Read More

Bali Aquarich’s angelfish accolades part 1: Pomacanthus imperator x annularis hybrid

At the risk of sounding cliche and in a manner most routine, it’s difficult not to admit the prowess and remarkable work that Bali Aquarich has accomplished. Founded by Su Wen-Ping, this Bali based aquaculture company has won the world over with their stunning high quality designer clownfish, and yet again with their incredible repertoire of Read More

Diversity and forms of the Pseudanthias ventralis species flock: How many are there?

In light of our recent trend in picking apart cryptic species within a given complex like we did for Pseudanthias pascalus and Nemateleotris helfrichi, we continue yet again with a rather massive undertaking. This time with Pseudanthias ventralis. This beautiful species is wide ranging across much of Oceania, but seems prone to insular variations with at least Read More

Long Island’s 20,000 gallon reef tank is STILL one of the best displays in the world

The 20,000 gallon reef tank in Long Island NY designed and maintained by Joe Yaiullo has long been the apex of large reef aquarium displays. Featuring luxuriant coral growth and a dense and eclectic mix of large and colorful reef fish, for a decade this reef tank has been an artful work of inspiration. Having Read More

The Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium might just be Omaha’s best kept secret

When you think coral and saltwater fish, Nebraska would probably not come to mind immediately. Being triply landlocked, Nebraska is as far away from the sea as you could imagine. Somewhere within Omaha however is home to the Henry Doorly Zoo, the world’s best zoo, where it features a public aquarium with a pleasant surprise. Read More

AI Prime now shipping, will be priced at just $199

The time for waiting is over as one of the hottest new lights of the year, the AI Prime LED, is starting to become available this year. Despite being a “brand” name LED light the AI Prime is one of the brightest, smallest, cheapest, and most versatile LED lights the market has ever enjoyed. Those Read More

Kessil AP700 LED fixture can’t come out soon enough

Kessil has been teasing us with their forthcoming Aquarium Panel AP700 LED light fixture for nearly a year now, and frankly we’re ready for this new phase in Kessil’s legacy to come the aquarium hobby. After years of refining the ultimate LED spotlight, the Aquarium Panel is the most refined and feature-rich light Kessil has ever Read More

Current USA’s Orbit Marine Pro offers improved features in a sleek striplight

The Orbit Marine Pro is a new fixture in Current USA’s diverse lineup of LED striplights which benefits from new feature additions across its entire rundown of specifications. First of all, the Orbit Marine Pro is one of the brightest LED striplights Current USA has ever made and it also uses more diversity of diode Read More

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