Coral

Cherry Charm Paly is a large looker from Cherry Corals

The Cherry Charm Paly is a gorgeous and jumbo size palythoa with amazing coloration. Cherrie Corals started teasing this polyp strain yesterday and now their website has gone live with some WYSIWYG frags with two polyps of Cherry Charm Palys…

ORA releases new Sprung Stunner or Echinopora lamellosa

ORA has released a new coral that was named by the awesome reef building community. Sprung’s stunner is a “extremely fast growing Echinopora lamellosa that has a purple base and bright green polyps.” Like the name suggests, this coral was…

RB Personal Shopper: Attack of the killer Cycloseris

Cycloseris are some of the hardiest and most colorful LPS corals available to reefers. We love all kinds of Cycloseris including Rainbow Cycloseris and we even had a Cycloseris of the year contest at the end of 2009. About a…

Fluorescent coral photoshoot goes down at ORA’s farm

Fluorescent corals are the primary reason that many of us got into the reefing hobby in the first place. Although we all strive to have daytime lights which show the fluorescence of corals under balanced lighting, there is no substitute…

Blue Panama Zoanthids show up at LiveAquaria aplenty

Panama Zoanthids are the latest soon-to-be craze in the polyp collecting world. Australian and West Aussie Zoanthids are fine and all but since they are collected by westerners and shipped halfway across the world, even the mediocre colonies of Aussie…

Uhuru’s stellar Azoox nano reef

We are always on the lookout for unique and beautiful aquariums and this Azoox aquarium from “Uhuru” that was selected as the featured this month on Nano-Reef fits the bill. A non-photosynthetic aquarium is no easy task in itself, let…

Diving in Browning Pass, British Columbia is an Azoox paradise

This video show just why Browning Pass is referred to as “The Best Cold-Water Diving in the Known Universe.” If you aren’t familiar with the name, Browning Pass is located just outside Port Hardy in British Columbia on the northern…

Reed Mariculture introduces a new product line, and wants you to name it!

Reed Mariculture is well-known around here, both for their aquarium hobby line of products  (Reef Nutrition), but also for their commercial aquaculture products generally sold under the Reed Mariculture umbrella.  Seeing their large-scale aquaculture products being used in smaller-scale applications…

ORA released Purple Undata, 1″ frags now available to the masses

ORA has released a new coral, called the ORA Purple Undata that is a encrusting or plating montipora. ORA continues: ” The polyps  of this coral are small, purple in color and lightly scattered between the  coenosteum ridges. The Purple…

RB personal shopper: Lobophyllia and Symphyllia edition

It’s been a long time coming but it seems like we’ve finaly hit a heyday of sweet and unforgettable Lobophyllia and Symphyllia colonies. When the LPS craze first hit with the Acan Lords, and then to other Acans and scolies…