Euphyllia

Euphyllia baliensis, the Holy Grail Quest!

It’s been over eight years since the small polyp Euphyllia baliensis was described from the deep waters around the Indonesian Island of Bali. It’s also been around eight years that we’ve been searching for this coral, pushing the limits of…

Indo Gold Torch are Back and More Colorful Than Ever

Indonesian coral farmers have been waiting for a very long time to be able to ship some gold torch corals again. Classic Australian gold torch corals, or ‘glabs’ as they call them, are very nice, especially the ’24 karat gold…

The Hazards of Catching Fish in a Euphyllia Tank

When a casual onlooker asks ‘do corals sting’ we always wonder if we should give them the short answer, or the real answer. Of course all Cnidarians sting, including corals and anemone, but for most species the sting isn’t strong…

Hammer Coral Bouquet from OceanPets

About a a month ago we were sent a sampler of choice Australian corals by our old pal, Zach Lin who is currently collecting corals for OceanPets in Australia. This precious cargo from the middle of the Great Barrier Reef…

This Colorific Hammer Coral has a Trick up its Tentacles

Orange hammer corals have become all the rage since Australian coral exports first began, and we now can enjoy nearly all colors of the rainbow from green to ‘toxic green’ to orange, peachy, and even some shades of purple. However…

Fragging a Big Colony of Gold Torch Coral [Video]

If you’ve been paying any attention to the coral scene lately, torch corals are smokin’ hot, like so hot you can’t touch a single head of one for some serious coin. Although Euphyllia glabrescens has been a mainstay of the…

Motherlode of Torch Corals coming to Cobalt Aquatics’ MACNA Booth

Torch corals have been in the hobby since practically the beginning – we’ve always had a special place for Euphyllia glabrescens in our various reef tanks. Despite its history in the reef aquarium hobby, for some reason this species has absolutely exploded…

Indonesian Gold Torch Corals that GLOW in the Dark!

By now we are well accustomed to Australian gold torch corals, Euphyllia glabrescens, and we’d almost started to forget the colonies we used to get from Indonesia. In the land down under, Gold torches are shallow water, cryptic corals, living…

WATCH: Reef Builders Studio 75g Euphyllia Garden

Tune in for part two of Jakes vlog tour of the Reef Builders studio. In this episode he is showing off his Innovative Marine Nuvo Ext 75g aquarium filled to the brim with flowing Euphyllia frags. This tank is scapped…

Euphyllia cristata, the Coral Everyone Forgets About

In the recent day, writing about Euphyllia and Fimbriaphyllia, a sudden question struck us, what about Euphyllia cristata, is it Fimbriaphyllia or Euphyllia? We always wanted to write about this coral, it’s one of our favorite in the Caryophylliidae, but we…