fungia

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…

Crop circle of Fungia fralinae found in Menjangan Island, Indonesia

Fungia is a genus of mushroom or disc coral found throughout the Indo Pacific. Fungia fralinae is a particularly recognizable member of this genus which can be found in bright pink, purple, red and yellow, and some color forms are commonly known as wagon wheel fungia. Fungia corals…

Pair of rare orange Cantharellus imported from Fiji

Cantharellus is a genus of Fungiid coral that you’ve probably never heard of, but which is actually kind of really common and widespread on reefs around the world. Whereas the majority of disc corals that we get for our aquariums…

Disc and plate coral olympics captured on time lapse

We tend to think of corals as almost exclusively benthic, non motile creatures, so its fascinating when we are reminded that corals are animals too. While 99% of the corals we like to play with and culture are colonial and…

Green splash sandal corals begin to appear in manageable sizes

As an avid fungiid lover, we were absolutely thrilled to visit that ginormous green splash sandal coral at Global Oceanic Life after MACNA. At the same time we regretted that such an awesome coral was of such an unrealistic size…