turbinaria

Colossal Coral Colonies Found In Halmahera Indonesia

Colossal Coral Colonies Unless you have a 1000+ gallon aquarium and are growing a single species of coral it’s unlikely you would have seen corals get anywhere near this size. Even for wild colonies, the corals in Halmahera are left…

Carolina Aquatics scores an extreme growth form of Turbinaria heronensis

It’s no secret that we hold the uniquely special Hero coral, Turbinaria heronensis, in a special place of our reef aquarium heart. That’s why it warms us to learn that our good friends at Carolina Aquatics, purveyor of our beloved Turbinaria…

Turbinaria bifrons is the rarest stony coral you’ve never heard of

Turbinaria bifrons is quite simply unlike any coral anyone has ever seen, and it is perhaps one of the rarest stony coral species in the aquarium hobby. When we say T. bifrons is rare we don’t mean rare as in a strain…

Hero Turbinaria corals are coming back thanks to Cairns Marine

It was approximately three years ago that the first tiniest influx of Hero corals began making their general debut in the marine aquarium hobby. We got our piece of Turbinaria heronensis back then and it was a struggle to keep the…

Large colony of Lakers Scroll Turbinaria sighted in the Flores Sea

The Lakers Scroll Coral is a popular strain of Turbinaria which is enjoyed by many American reefers for its unique color and for being one of the only “domesticated” strains of Turbinaria that reef aquarists readily recognize. Being so familiar with this…

Turbinaria heronensis – an incredible story of coral comeback

I’ve been personally fascinated with Turbinaria heronensis ever since the first time I saw one in a book, but never could I have believed that I would ever get my hands on a whole colony of this fantastic species. Looking more…

Top 10 new and cool corals of 2011

2011 brought us a ton of new reef fish species and although coral species and new aquairum strains come about at a crawling pace, this year was an exceptionally good one for a broad range of corals of all types.…