lobophyllia

This is what a True Rainbow Symphyllia Looks Like

Australians have been calling their rainbow lobos Symphyllia for a while, and we already addressed that. But while diving in Indonesia we came across a real rainbow Symphyllia, we thought we will share it with you. First of all there…

What Happened to the Symphyllia?

Recently in Australia, a good friend asked us to check some of his very nice rainbow Symphyllia he’s got. We didn’t recall seeing any in Australia yet, so we were very intrigued. We love rainbow Symphyllia, the ones we get…

Boring Bivalves Can Eat Corals from the Inside!

During our stay with the UCA team, and the few diving we made with them, we noticed that many corals, and especially Lobophyllia were showing weird holes on their polyps. After investigation, we found out that they were infested with…

The Artic Sunrise Lobo is Another Insane LPS Scored by Ultra Coral Australia!

By: Vincent Chalias Ultra Coral Australia scored another insane Lobophyllia pachysepta, and we couldn’t resist showing it off! What makes this piece so special is the very wide palette of colors in numerous shades of green, blue, yellow and gold blending…

Lobo Loco Reef in Manado Sulawesi is Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen

Sulawesi is the coral diving destination that just keeps on giving! After the Polyp Lab Coral Spotting Expedition to Sulawesi early this year, we weren’t sure there was anything left to blow our minds, at least in terms of coral…

Corals As Colorful As This Lobophyllia Shouldn’t Exist!

You know we’ve covered our fair share of sensational corals in our many years of blogging but there’s always a coral out there which is ready to raise the bar and blow our minds. The latest incomprehensibly colorful coral comes to…

The Tyson Reef tank looks incredible after 15 years

The Tyson Reef tank is an old school 110 gallon reef tank that is going on 15 years old. Upscale marine aquarium service company Premier Fish & Reef took over the maintenance of this aquarium about three years ago and…

Rainbow Corals: The Master Aquarium List

Twenty years ago, “mini reef hobbyists” were lucky to get corals in a particularly juicy shade of brown, and if they were lucky there might be a hint of green in an elegance coral or trachyphyllia. But this is 2015…