Anemones

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…

Paracorynactis Ball Tentacle ‘Anemone’ is a Starfish Killer!

The Ball tentacle Anemone is a very unusual tropical reef cnidarian that has a more than few interesting things going for it. You would think that such an attractive critter would be a popular aquarium candidate but there are some…

Free Guide to Anemones of New Zealand

Anemomes are a numerous group of marine creatures with diverse appearances and lifestyles from tropical shallows to bone chilling ocean abyss. Aside from a few species, mostly of the clownfish-hosting variety, the reef aquarium world is very poor in their…

Get A Look at this Rainbow Carpet Anemone!

Back in my day, bright blue or purple carpet anemones were the bee’s knees, and I distinctly remember where I was when I heard there were RED carpet anemones, and again when I first saw one. That’s all ancient history now because…

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…

Can You Transplant Zooxanthellae To Bleached Corals?

Coral bleaching is a huge problem out in the ocean, but it can also be an issue in home aquariums. Sometimes we have the urge to rescue a bleached coral or anemone we spot for sale, and other times the…

How to Frag Anemones

Anemones are one of the most iconic saltwater animals known around the world. The anemone and clown fish duo is a popular reason of why many of us got into the saltwater aquarium hobby.There is a huge price gap between…

Wild-looking anemone has colorful furry tentacles

Anemones come in all shapes and sizes, colors and textures, and some even actively try to mimic stony corals. Recently however, a very unusual anemone was acquired by Unique Corals which looks inherently unique. At first glance this anemone appears…

Tropic Marin Carbocalcium, Liquid Buffer and new test kit for your hardness and pH needs

We continue to share some of the new products Tropic Marin has rolled our recently and we are now focusing on Tropic Marin Carbocalcium and Tropic Marin Liquid Buffer to address issues with your pH, calcium and carbonate hardness. Carbocalcium…

Marineland floating LEDs can make for great looking corals

When you have as many coral tanks as we do, you tend to grow an excess of coral and there’s always¬†a small group of corals that need special care, or don’t quite have their place in the main displays yet.…