Coral

This Rainbow Acanthophyllia is one of the nicest we’ve ever seen

The rainbow Acanthophyllia coral we came across this weekend is one of the nicest meat corals we’ve ever seen. We spotted this gorgeous meat coral at Mile High Aquatics in Parker, Colorado and we were impressed at how this coral…

Walt Smith’s Fiji Cultured Live Rock and Fish Heads’ Real Reef Live Rock Go Head-To-Head

Online saltwater livestock retailer Drs. Foster & Smith’s Diver’s Den at Live Aquaria caught our attention over the past couple weeks with a new product quietly “snuck in” to the daily Diver’s Den emails.  Listed under the invertebrates category, there…

The non-Photosynthetic reef tank of Mike Cao is what Azoox reefing all about

Unless you’ve been living under a piece of live rock for most of 2010, you may have noticed that non-Photosynthetic and azooxanthellae corals have been increasing in popularity. New species have been entering the trade, aquarium stores have started dedicating…

EcoEZ PNG SEASMART Operations Hamstrung by Premature Funding Loss

We were starting to wonder what happened to the forecast December 2010 release of maricultured corals from SEASMART program in Papua New Guinea. Today it was announced that the loss of PNG government funding during the last quarter of 2010…

sReef — the skimmerless reef tank of Marko Haaga

A while back we posted about the tank of Marko Haaga, a beautiful skimmerless reef tank which is truly exceptional in it’s appearance as well as it’s execution. Some of you were excited to learn more about Haga’s reef tank so…

Azoox.org, the dark side of the hobby gets their own forum

Azoox.org is a newly created forum that was developed to provide and share information about the care of Azooxanthellate corals in aquariums at all experience levels. The goal of Azoox.org is not just to provide and share information on a hobbyist…

Reef Builders top ten livestock picks of 2010

2010 has been a great year for marine aquarium livestock, with many new corals and rare fish appearing in the marine and reef aquarium hobby. It was hard to make a decision, there was a lot to pick from this…

Pieter-6-Meter’s 2000 gallon reef tank gets video update

There must be something in the reef water cause it seems like everyone’s been filming their reef tanks lately and uploading them for all of us to enjoy. The latest video to making up on the Reefing tube is Pieter-6-meter’s…

Julian Sprung’s home reef tank is an inspired peninsula reef with minimal live rock

When we first laid eyes on the home reef aquarium of Julian Sprung, we didn’t quite know what to make of it since it is quite unlike the conventional reefscape. Thanksfully, we had he opportunity to check out the reef…

New Wave Aquaria’s sexy and fun frag tank

Central Minnesota’s New Wave Aquaria rolled out a fun and sexy frag display system at the Twin Cities Marine Aquarium Society (TCMAS) Frag Swap last weekend. While many coral slingers are looking for mobility with their setups, New Wave Aquaria…