Azoox Corals

Uhuru’s stellar Azoox nano reef

We are always on the lookout for unique and beautiful aquariums and this Azoox aquarium from “Uhuru” that was selected as the featured this month on Nano-Reef fits the bill. A non-photosynthetic aquarium is no easy task in itself, let…

Diving in Browning Pass, British Columbia is an Azoox paradise

This video show just why Browning Pass is referred to as “The Best Cold-Water Diving in the Known Universe.” If you aren’t familiar with the name, Browning Pass is located just outside Port Hardy in British Columbia on the northern…

Anacapa Island dive video shows that there’s a whole lot more to Azoox reefing than just corals

When we think of Azoox reefing, we imagine dimly lit tanks with balanced color and a living carpet of reef life which is only represented in small part by corals. Since corals are the real photo-symbiosis specialists on the reef,…

Colangia, Culicia and Astrangia are the latest new Azoox corals to come from West Africa

Colangia, Culicia and Astrangia are not exactly the corals you’d think of when someone mentions azoox corals. Like Arcohelia before them, the latest crop of Azoox corals from West Africa like the Red Colangia and yellow-orange Culicia will hopefully foster…

The cold water reef tank of Steve Weast is Azoox with stealth water flow

Cold water marine aquariums are few and far between, and cold water reef tanks are an even rarer breed. While most reefers spend their efforts running tropical reef tanks with warm water and high powered lights, after building a few…

The non-Photosynthetic reef tank of Mike Cao is what Azoox reefing all about

Unless you’ve been living under a piece of live rock for most of 2010, you may have noticed that non-Photosynthetic and azooxanthellae corals have been increasing in popularity. New species have been entering the trade, aquarium stores have started dedicating…

Azoox.org, the dark side of the hobby gets their own forum

Azoox.org is a newly created forum that was developed to provide and share information about the care of Azooxanthellate corals in aquariums at all experience levels. The goal of Azoox.org is not just to provide and share information on a hobbyist…

LiveAquaria’s Diver’s Den gets NPS section

Yesterday was a big day for the NPS (non-photosynthetic) crowd with LiveAquaria’s Diver’s Den – a store well known for it’s high quality WYSIWYG livestock – finally adding a section dedicated to NPS corals. The Diver’s Den NPS section will…

Red Epizoanthus from Cortez Marine are sure to please the Azoox and NPS reefers

Red Epizoanthus are not new to the hobby, but it certainly has been a long time since we’ve seen them around. A few years ago the mainstream reefing crowd could have cared less about non-photosynthetic zoanthids but like the white…

Rare Solitary Balanophyllia video

Ok so solitary corals may not be the most exciting marine life to videotape but if youve never seen them these Australian Balanophyllia are very cool. This is a non-photosynthetic stony coral which can grow corallites up to 1.5″ long…