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Hotumatua Angelfish Glows in New In-Situ Photograph

The Hotumatua angelfish, Centropyge hotumatua, is a gorgeous species of pygmy angelfish that was once somewhat available in the aquarium hobby, but it has been all but absent for at least fifteen years. The reason for their absence is due to…

Big Changes Coming to Australian Coral Exports

Australia has become one of the world’s biggest suppliers of live corals and this aquarium source became crucial to filling the gap when exports of all Indonesian corals were suspended. The availability of high quality, exotic and endemic corals from…

Here’s Your Reef Therapy About High Coral Prices

If you’re just getting into the reef aquarium hobby, you might be astounded at the prices that some corals are going for. However if you’ve been in the reef aquarium hobby, you will certainly have noticed that in general, coral prices…

The Bali Aquarich Nebula Angelfish is a Really Cute Fish

It’s been a while, and since we were visiting Bali Aquarich, we thought we would take some few pictures of the bigger specimen of Nebula angelfish, we talk about a couple months ago. We thought we’d give you an update…

How to Really Take Advantage of the New Kessil A500X LED Spotlight

There’s a lot of innovation happening in the reef aquarium lighting space with new fixtures announced with hybrid induction lamps, movable LED clusters, but the first one we’ve gotten our hands on is Kessil’s powerful A500X LED Spotlight. We’ve been…

De Jong Marinelife’s New Coral Farm

Recently, Arie de Jong (founder and director of De Jong Marinelife) took me for a short tour through one of their newest facilities: their new large coral farm. Insiders might know they already have a small coral farm in their…

Bali Aquarich produces another first: Golden Angelfish!

Bali Aquarich the now famous Indonesian marine fish breeder, had us excited for a couple of weeks already. Sending quick shots of settling juvenile angelfish of a new kind, and we could recognize the golden angelfish Centropyge aurantia in them,…

NPS Leptoseris Found in Underwater Caves of the Indian Ocean

Leptoseris was once a completely overlooked group of corals in the aquarium world but recent years have seen an explosion of appreciation for these low light corals. Over the years reef builders have come to understand that these plating and encrusting…

Glitter Face and Galaxy Gonies from Gallery Aquatica

After decades of being very challenging to keep, all of a sudden over the last few years many more reef aquarists have been able to enjoy living and growing colonies of Goniopora, the related Bernardpora, and unrelated but similar Alveopora. This…

Sicce SDC PSK 1200 Leaked by New ATB Elegance 200 Skimmer

The Sicce PSK SDC 1200 is a brand new controllable needle wheel pump that was inadvertently leaked by a new product from ATB. This Austrian skimmer company was a pioneer in conical protein skimmer designs and they have been refreshing…