The Mimic Anemone strikes again, this time pretending to be algae!

It’s not the first time we’ve written about the insane anemone, Phyllodiscus semoni, and its crazy ability to disguise itself in its environment, mimicking different species of corals such as Acropora, Porites,…

Panta Rhei’s Hydro Tube is a next-level closed-loop pump

It’s been a year and a half since we saw the first pictures of Panta Rhei’s latest pump and now we can finally tell you its name and go through its specifications. Named the Hydro Tube, this brand-new DC pump…

Stony coral ID guide launched at CITES CoP 19

A guide named “Identification of CITES-listed live stony corals in the aquarium trade” has been formally launched at the CITES CoP 19 meeting in Panama. The guide is the product of a research project led by the Centre for Environment,…

Save up to 30% at Premium Aquatics Black Friday Sale

Black Friday is the biggest day in any reefer’s calendar but Premium Aquatics has knocked it out of the park with over 30 huge reductions on major equipment and supplement brands as well as 20% off everything else, in their…

Armitagei hybrid angelfish arrives at Reef Aquatics

A hybrid between a Flagfin and a Cream Angelfish has arrived at a UK marine store. The Apolemichthys trimaculatus/xanthurus cross was once thought to be its own distinct species, Apolemichthys armitagei, but experts have since relegated it from separate species…

Bowers are UCA’s favorite coral of all

Homophyllia bowerbanki is a classy-looking member of the Lobophylliidae family that we obtain primarily from Australia. The combination of those larger than Lords corallites, collectible color morphs, and patterns to rival their H.australis cousins has made them popular with reefkeepers…

Eviota fluctiphila is a new Dwarfgoby from the Western Pacific

A new species of Dwarfgoby has been described from West Papua. The species has been named the Surge Dwarfgoby, Eviota fluctiphila, by Greenfield, Erdmann, and Mambrasar, and joins 128 other species in the genus Eviota, now the second most speciose…

Marine Fish Workshop to be held at CITES CoP 19

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species is to discuss ornamental fish species at their annual Conference of Parties, held this year in Panama. The Convention regulates everything wild from Tigers to Timber, with the aim of ensuring that…

Gloomy Octopus throw things at each other, study finds 

Octopuses deserve way more intellectual respect than we give them credit for, and films like My Octopus Teacher and Octopus: Making Contact, has only made us love them more. We’ve seen Octopuses open screw-top jars, dream, and even punch fish,…

Reef-Pro 600 is D-D’s smallest systemized aquarium yet

D-D The Aquarium Solution has added a new smaller model to its Reef-Pro aquarium range. At 600x600x460mm/23.6”x23.6”x18.1” high it offers a large footprint for aquascaping while still being shallow enough for most people to reach into and maintain. Made from…

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