There’s a Scolymia Party in the Australian Reef Wall Display [Video]

Australian Scolies, officially known as Homophyllia bowerbanki, are an Australian endemic coral that demonstrates some of the wildest colors of almost any coral species. As you may have guessed by now, the flat vertical aquascape in the Australian reef display…

New Rainbow Scolymia Defies the Limits of Color

There have been a large number of Australian Scolies that have been described as ‘Rainbow’ but perhaps none have been more deserving of that description than this one. This Homophyllia australis was recently acquired by ACI Aquaculture from an Australian supplier…

Blue Fireworks Scolymia Starts Blooming in Japan

Between the bleeding apples and warpaint scolies, the UFOs and the masters, there’s a lot of room for variability in the coloration and appearance of Australian scolies, Homophyllia australis. Whether they are solid green, solid red, shades of orange with irregular spotting…

Scolymia Coral Spotting in the Gardens of the Queen, Cuba

Scolymia Coral Spotting Scolymia is a large polyp coral species that lives a solitary life. There are two species of Caribbean Scolymia, the larger Scolymia lacera, and smaller Scolymia cubensis and you can learn to identify both by clicking the links above. While…

This is the BEST Parascolymia vitiensis we’ve ever seen!

Reef aquarium conferences like ReefStock and Reefapalooza are usually a great place to look for coral frags, but sometimes we get to see some truly stupendous coral colonies too. This past weekend’s event was a great new success for the…

Caribbean Coral Diaries: Scolymia lacera

Surprise! I’m a coral addict!! I hope I’m not overdoing it with my enthusiasm for corals, but it’s about to get a whole ‘nother level of fangirl for Scolymia lacera. If you’re like me, every time you get it the…

Caribbean Coral Diaries: Scolymia cubensis

Scolymia cubensis The time has come to write about my favorite Caribbean coral, the Scolymia. There are two species of Scolymia the smaller solitary disk coral, (Scolymia cubensis), and the large fleshy disk coral (Scolymia lacera). This article is about the smaller…

We Found The Ultimate Scolymia Habitat In Tela Honduras

Tela Honduras Sometimes the best discoveries happen by accident. Finding the ultimate Scolymia habitat in Tela was just that. The day started with a GPS point named Flor, after fishermen often seen floating above the exact same spot in the…

Unique Siamese UFO Scolymia at House of Fins

This cool image was sent to us by Luke Wilson of House of Fins showing their Siamese UFO Scolymia’s striking appearance. While there isn’t much of a story here, we still love sharing with you the unique and one-off specimens…

Kiss Australomussa goodbye, say hello to Parascolymia rowleyensis

Australomussa’s place on the LPS branch of the coral tree of life has always been a little bit murky – today we learn a little bit more about where it belongs, and who its friends are. Parascolymia rowleyensis is the new…