Anemones

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…

Shallow Reefs We Found On #reefbuilders Instagram

Raise your hand if you like shallow reef tanks because we sure do!! While scrolling through #reefbuilders on Instagram it seems these lagoon-style reefs are becoming increasingly popular for their minimalistic design and aesthetic. What’s really neat about this style…

The Challenge Of Adding Bubble Tip Anemones To A Stocked Reef System

Adding Bubble Tip Anemones The various color morphs of the bubble-tip anemone (Entacmaea quadricolor) are mainstays in the marine aquarium hobby, and justifiably so. Not only are they genuinely gorgeous, but they’re also relatively easy to maintain as anemones go,…

The Flower Anemone: A Hardy Caribbean Beauty

Anemones are iconic marine organisms that have long captured the imagination of saltwater aquarium hobbyists. Unfortunately, many of these iconic critters are poorly suited to life in the average home aquarium. Even those that are generally considered good aquarium candidates,…

WATCH: Everything You Wanna Know About Fragging Shrooms

We love the content our friends at Gallery Aquatica are putting out on their YouTube channel! Gallery Aquatica is a local fish store in Brisbane Australia, although im sure after watching a couple of their videos we all wish this…

Yellow is the Hot New Color of FLOWER Anemones

Flower Anemones have become the darling of the nano reef aquarium world, providing us with a veritable rainbow of colors and combinations in a hardy, easy to keep reef animal. Initially the orange colored specimens either with orange mouths, orange…

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…

Bad Things We Add to Our Tanks

     As St. Bernard wrote “The Road to Hell is Paved with Good Intentions”. With the meaning of this is that we often do things with the best of intentions, but invariably they often lead to suffering. Unfortunately, this is…

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…