flower anemones

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,…

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…

Incredible Timelapse Video of Spawning Flower Anemone!

Flower Anemone Spawning In September of last year, Dynasty Marine sent me a box of flower anemones (Epicystis crucifer) to set up a Caribbean biotope aquarium. While the aquarium has gone through some growing pains and at the moment is not very…

Flower Anemones Discovered in Bali Indonesia!

Flower anemones, Phymanthus crucifer, are one of the most striking reef invertebrates that until now, have only been available from Florida and surrounding Caribbean, or so we thought. Bali Aquarium shared some photos of a recent batch of ‘flower anemones’ from Indonesia…

Top 10 Bicolored corals and invertebrates

Invertebrates and corals in particular, are fascinating to us higher primates (humans) particularly because they seem so alien from us. Everything about them from the way they live, the way they develop, and even the way they die (or partially die)…

Fluorescent Friday – the macro time lapse videos of Coral Morphologic

When it comes to imaging and photographing corals, few shooters can come close to the level of skill displayed by Coral Morphologic. In addition to growing lotsa vice zoanthids, presenting at a TEDx conference, and rescuing rare corals from the Miami River,…

Half and Half flower anemone is quite the showstopper

Flower anemones, Epicystis crucifer, is one of the hottest sea animals in the reef aquarium hobby right now and these beautiful creatures are impressing us in a crazy assortment of colors. We’ve seen every eye-melting shade of red, orange, green, and combinations…