Euphyllia

Why 2022 has been the year of the Indonesian Torch Coral

Visit your local reef store this weekend and we can guarantee that several of the conversations you will overhear will be about Euphyllia glabrescens, the Torch Coral. Torches have always been popular because of their flowing tentacles and movement, but…

Orange Tip Hammer Coral at ReefStock Australia, East Vs. West Coast Editions

There are few corals more iconic and beloved across generations of reef keepers than the inimitable hammer coral, Fimbriaphyllia ancora, which is abundant across big stretches of the Indo-Pacific. For years we sought ever greener specimens of F. ancora, we collectively gasped…

This ReefStock Euphyllia is a Ham-Spawn amongst Frammer Corals

We’ve all seen Euphyllia corals exhibit a staggering degree of diversity in the appearance of their tissue, polyp and tentacles leading us to portmanteaux them into all different kinds of categories. We’ve seen the Torchspawn, the Frammer, but we posit…

Rescaping the Nano Reef With New Torch Corals [Video]

The Red Sea Max Nano aquarium that we set up in one day and then untouched for a year has been one of our funnest concepts we’ve shared on video. While we thoroughly enjoyed demonstrating what is possible with the most…

Holiest Grail Torch Coral Coming to ReefStock Australia

The Holiest Grail Torch Coral is one of the most sensational strains of Euphyllia glabrescens collected in Australia by Corals Down Under. The ‘Holy Grail’ torch coral name has been so over used as a marketing term to describe any…

Captive Bred Nano Euphyllia Polyps are Adorable

There’s no question that Euphyllia (Fimbriaphyllia) have become some of the most popular aquarium corals of all time coming in a wide range of colors and tentacle shapes. Like many other collectors we have a couple dozen varieties spread across…

Branching Heliofungia is the Ultimate Holy Grail of ‘Torch’ Corals

There has never been another coral that has enjoyed such a moment of hype a popularity as the torch corals and vendors and collectors alike are constantly on the lookout for the next hottest strain, the holiest of grails as so…

‘Blacktip’ Hammer Coral is a Wild Color Pattern

There was a time when most of us were certainly very content to see any Euphyllia coral in a bright shade of green, but the last fifteen years have revealed a rainbow of colors we never knew existed. More discerning collections…

Kessil AP9X Vs. Neptune Sky – Comparing Spot and a Flat Lighting on the Euphyllia Reef

The Neptune Systems Sky LED and the Kessil AP9X are two reef aquarium light fixtures with similar power and an identical price but you can’t find two fixtures that are more different from each other in how they produce and…

Reef Primer Demonstrated to Effectively Treat ‘Brown Jelly’ Ciliates

Euphyllia (and Fimbriaphyllia) are unquestionably some of the most beautiful and popular aquarium corals and they are unlikely to get unseated any time soon. These fleshy, flowy, colorful corals are fast growing and incredibly hardy in the aquarium but there’s…