The real, twisted story behind finding Nemo

Most of us know the unique world of the clownfsih hobbyists, fish geeks and marine biologists. But trying to explain what really would have happened to the lead fish in the animated movie “Finding Nemo” would be very incestuously creepy.…

Finding Dory, Sequel to Finding Nemo due in 2015

Disney’s Pixar animation studios just pinged us about Finding Dory, the sequel to Finding Nemo due to hit in 2015.

Finding Nemo 2 coming in 2016, will the hobby experience another bump?

Pixar announced last week it will in fact be bringing Finding Nemo 2 to the big screen in 2016. This is pretty exciting news for fans of the original, especially with Finding Nemo 3D hitting the market this fall, and…

Finding Nemo 3D could boost the aquatics industry all over again

Finding Nemo, the smash hit movie made from Disney’s computer animation arm Pixar, is coming back for a limited engagement. Although several fans of the show want a sequel, Disney has decided to bring Finding Nemo back to the big…

Red Mini-Maxi Anemone Lives Much Deeper than we Thought

Mini maxi Carpet anemones, Homactis tapetum, have been a hot commodity from Vietnam for a long time already. They used to come in all possible coloration, and it took us quite a long time to actually discover their habitat in…

Sea Anemones Develop New Tentacles Depending On How Much They Eat

The more they eat the more tentacles they grow, so get feeding your anemones today! Until now it’s been unclear what regulates the number of tentacles a sea anemone can grow. Scientists from the Ikmi group at EMBL Heidelberg have…

I Couldn’t Resist This Gorgeous RED Long Tentacle Anemone!

Anemones are some of the most majestic creatures on coral reefs and seeing a wild one loaded with a cloud of clownfish swarming around it is a sight to behold. Unfortunately, in most home aquariums anemones are relegated to being…

Are Pizza Anemones The Next Rainbow ‘Coral’ In Reef Tanks?

The marine aquarium hobby as a whole has become incredibly adept at finding the most colorful, unbelievable, and crazy colored reef life that exceeds our wildest expectations at every turn. Mini Maxis and Flower anemones have had their turn, and…

The ‘Finding Dory Effect’ is already in full swing

Finding Dory has been a smash hit at the box office, grossing nearly $300 million in its first couple weeks at the box office. But as with many movies produced by Disney and Pixar and targeted at younger audiences, there…

Finding Dory Review: An Aquarist’s Point of View

The long awaited sequel to Disney’s Finding Nemo movie, Finding Dory, finally hit theaters this past weekend and I was thrilled to attend the film on opening weekend. Finding Dory’s producers marketed the heck out of this movie for at least a…