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Walking Around the Mangrove Lagoon at Worldwide Corals [Video]

The ‘mangrove lagoon’ aquarium concept is a widespread motif that many aquarists have aimed for, even we have a large, mangrove-dedicated aquarium of our own. Besides Julian Sprung’s actual outdoor Mangrove-ariums, the large shallow reef tank at the front of…

Top 20 New Reef Fish Species of 2020

One of the funnest aspects of staying on top of all the marine, ocean and aquarium news is becoming familiar with all the newly described species of fish, corals, and invertebrates. Last week (year) we covered the top 10 new…

Top 10 New Species of Corals & Critters of 2020

Although reef aquarists encounter new forms, colors and strains of reef corals, new species of Octocorals and Scleractinia are few and far between. While this year may have featured a few new species of corals, these are mostly cryptic species such…

Top 10 Reef Aquarium Stories of 2020

This year was dominated by huge upheavals in our modern lives, with moment-to-moment headlines of the plague eclipsing the news of our slice of the aquarium world. Thankfully the aquarium hobby generally benefited from all the time spent sheltering at…

Editor’s Choice: Top 10 New Products of 2020

There’s no doubt that this has been an unusual year for the aquarium hobby as well as the rest of the world. With so many of us stuck in our homes we’ve been able to give our tanks more attention…

Fragging & Dipping a Holy Grail Torch Coral

Whether you call it a Holy Grail, Dragon Soul, or any silly made up names, there’s no question that Euphyllia glabrescens have been one of the hottest corals in the aquarium hobby for the last couple years. We are fortunate…

ReefStock @Home Australia Edition

[email protected] is a new livestream format that we are developing to bring the reef aquarium community together during a time when we can’t physically attend reef aquarium events. For our second installment we tapped some of our best contacts in…

Reef Blizzard ZC, ZR, XC and LPS Foods Review

Reef Blizzard is Brightwell Aquatics’ range of coral foods that offer a wide selection of food types and particle sizes so reefers can fine tune their coral feeding regimen. Earlier this year Brightwell added four interesting new foods to the…

2021 Blue Harbor Calendar Steps it up with Interactive QR Codes

The Blue Harbor Calendar has been the time keeping tool for the global inner reefing community for over a decade. We’ve celebrated this awesome collection of rare reef fish photos for many years but there’s some new reasons to look…

Branching Turbinaria from Eye Catching Coral is Full of Mystery

Turbinaria is simply an awesome group of stony corals that are full of diverse and very durable corals. In some ways the hardiness of Pagoda, Cup, and Scroll corals is more similar to typical soft corals, making them a good…