pacific map2 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
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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