Coral

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…

Orange branching Psammocora coming in from Fiji

Orange branching Psammocora is not a coral you’ll see being hyped up in the Red Light district of coral slinging, but that will change once reefers get a good look at a neon orange branching Psammocora. Although orange encrusting and…

Anacapa Island dive video shows that there’s a whole lot more to Azoox reefing than just corals

When we think of Azoox reefing, we imagine dimly lit tanks with balanced color and a living carpet of reef life which is only represented in small part by corals. Since corals are the real photo-symbiosis specialists on the reef,…

Awesome dancing nano reef is a masterpiece of common reef life

The dancing 25 gallon nano reef has a lot going for it; a vortech pump, LED lighting, great looking common marine animals, moderate use of live rock and an overall look which is greater than the sum of its parts.…

Colangia, Culicia and Astrangia are the latest new Azoox corals to come from West Africa

Colangia, Culicia and Astrangia are not exactly the corals you’d think of when someone mentions azoox corals. Like Arcohelia before them, the latest crop of Azoox corals from West Africa like the Red Colangia and yellow-orange Culicia will hopefully foster…

Captive grown red goniopora balls from ORA are just for show

Red Goniopora balls are an unusual growth phenomenon which seems to be an artifact of captive growth conditions. ORA recently shared a story about how daughter colonies of red Goniopora, presumably G. stutchburyi, which started out as typical eraser size…

Sander’s reef is quite a beast at almost 11 feet

The video of Sander’s reef aquarium pretty much speaks for itself; this is one long and awesome tank.  The tank measures 130x24x18”  for a volume of around 235 gallons and is lit by two 8 x 80 watt ATI fixtures.  The T5 fluorescent…