hammer coral

Hammer Coral Heaven is the best type of specialized micro reef tank

If we’ve learned anything from our years of reefkeeping and experimenting with smaller more specific aquarium environments, it’s that keeping a community reef tank with every kind of corals happy in the same aquarium is just about the hardest aquaristik…

Euphyllia ancora, the wall hammer is the coral of the year

Some years of the reef keeping hobby bring us new varieties and new species of corals for us to enjoy, but in 2013, the wall hammer was incredibly well represented across the globe. Euphyllia ancora, the wall hammer coral with the…

The Hammer Coral Cube is a Euphyllia-dominated masterpiece

The Hammer Cube is a masterpiece created by a reefer named Andrew who is located down below in Australia. He decided that with this new 60 gallon (24″) cube, he wanted to take his love affair with Euphyllia ancora to…

Elite Corals Australia bags an incredible neon highlighter yellow hammer coral

Just slightly over a month ago, Elite Corals Australia snagged up one of the most sensational bubble coral we’ve ever seen. With yellow oil sleek patterns artfully decorating a standard issue green bubble, we were knocked off our socks. This…

Hammer corals come in a dizzying array of colors, including the two-toned anomaly

We’ve seen the two-toned colour anomaly affecting certain corals such as AquaticArt’s Seriatopora guttatus, but this chromatic phenomenon does not seem to be restricted amongst SPS corals. Most recently we stumbled upon a unique two-toned branching hammer coral, Euphyllia parancora, at Iwarna Aquafarm…

Neon yellow hammer corals are the new must-have Euphyllia ancora

The yellow hammer coral is an exciting new color variation of the ever popular Euphyllia ancora. We’ve seen a steady stream of exciting new fleshy LPS corals coming to aquarium channels over the last few years; most of us will…

Zoanthids with forked tentacles look like mini hammer corals

When it comes to corals, Zoanthids have the capacity to do some very unusual things, including strange colors and now we have some documentation of aberrant tentacles. The forked tentacles of the Zoanthids pictured here were discovered by Nano-Reef member…

The largest captive hammer coral in the world

Dear readers, we have the pleasure to present to you a coral which has been in captivity longer than most of us have been in the marine aquarium hobby. This is the largest aquarium hammer coral in the world as…