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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Real Reef Tonga Branch rock has come a long way in a year

Tonga branch live rock while once a staple of the spectrum that reefers could hope to find in abundance at their LFS has been supplanted mostly by other varieties. Last year Real Reef showed off some of their first hand made replicas of the classic Tonga Branch rock, but it looks a heckuva lot better Read More

Real Reef branch rock from Fish Heads looks very much like the real thing

It seems like only a year or two ago Fish Heads was known solely as a livestock supplier.  Then, they started making Real Reef rock, the pest-free alternative to wild harvested or ocean cultured live rock which has already been featured twice here on Reef Builders.  Obviously this now patent-pending product is doing well, and Read More