Monocentris chrysadamas is a new species of Pineapple Fish from Taiwan

A new, fourth species of Pineapple fish has been described from specimens collected in Taiwan. Named Monocentris chrysadamas, or the Golden Diamond Pineapple Fish, it lives sympatrically with the very similar Monocentris…

Ecoxotic Cannon 80 LED provides 12 feet of light penetration for under $200

Current USA is marketing a commercial LED light that could provide some great value supplemental light for the home aquarium. Following on from its bigger brothers the 160W Cannon Pro, the Cannon 80 LED is designed primarily for public aquariums…

Whitemargin Unicornfish documented for the first time in the Mediterranean

According to the Biological Invasions Records journal, a Whitemargin Unicornfish, Naso annulatus, has been caught in the Maltese waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Native to islands as far apart as Hawaii and Madagascar this large species of surgeonfish is a…

Florida Aquarium successfully breed endangered Elkhorn coral

Scientists at the Florida Aquarium have for the first time, successfully captive-bred The Elkhorn Coral, Acropora palmata. Elkhorn is an endangered species that was once found all over the shallow waters of the Caribbean but now there are thought to…

Yurple Tang – A Close Look at Bali Aquarich’s Hybrid Zebrasoma

The ‘Yurple’ tang is a hybrid┬áZebrasoma the likes of which has only been made possible through captive breeding efforts. This unique fish was produced by Bali Aquarich in Indonesia by cross breeding the yellow tang, Z. flavescens, from Hawaii and…

Hanna Marine Monitor does pH, Temp, & Salinity for $250!

The Hanna Marine Monitor is the kind of device we’ve been dreaming of for so many years we can’t even believe that it’s real. For just $250 the Hanna Marine Monitor will keep an eye on the three pillars of…

The Flagship Reef Tank Thrives on Aquarium Fundamentals

The Flagship reef tank is an aquarium display we’ve been working with at the Reef Builders Studio for a little over three years and lately this tank has really been turning up. Being a six foot long peninsula style aquarium…

Acropora tenella is a really deep Acro!

Being dyed in the wool Acro nerds there is one species which holds a special place in our hearts, Acropora tenella. We are all familiar with so-called ‘deep water’ Acropora but what we call deep Acropora is basically anything you…

Red Sea Marine Life Book Now Available from Andrey Ryanskiy

Andrey Ryanskiy is one of the most prolific new photographic authors documenting rarely seen exotic marine life around the world. Most recently Mr. Ryanskiy has been spending a lot of time underwater in the Red Sea where he’s been our…

Kamoer A1 Dosing Pump and STR1 Magnetic Stirrer

The Kamoer A1 Dosing Pump and STR1 Magnetic Stirrer are just the latest in a long line of new dosing pumps introduced to the broader aquarium hobby over the last several months, some of them from Kamoer. One look at…

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