The elusive and illusory Synchiropus circularis shows up at Bali Aquarium

Synchiropus is an immaculate genus famed for the unorthodox juxtaposition between cute and freaky. Their martian like faces with huge bulging eyes and pursed lips coupled with their undulating fin movements make for a highly¬†peculiar animal. In the aquarium context,…

Coral of the Month: Introducing the Hurlock Acropora from Bali Aquarium

Today we kick off the start of our Coral of the Month series in conjunction with Bali Aquarium. What makes this series unique is that in most cases we will try to tell you about a new coral both how…

PO4x4 phosphate testimonial from John & Cam’s Bali Reef, a 2500 gallon UK reef aquarium

PO4X4 is one of the newer phosphate removers on the aquarium market which has the added bonus of being able to be regenerated and reused. Sometimes it can take a while for home reefers to notice the relative performance of…

Veteran Coral Farmer Kicks off Coral Restoration Project in Bali

Vincent Chalias is a pioneer of coral farming and for several years now he’s been using this experience to restore coral reefs around Bali Indonesia. With the support of well known surfer brands and some of their pro-surfers, Ocean Gardener…

Purple X Yellow Tang Hybrid is a Crowning Achievement for Bali Aquarich

We recently paid a long overdue visit to Mr Su who’s Bali Aquarich is a Marine fish Photography heaven. We always get to take pictures of the craziest fish possible whenever we go there, and this time was no exception.…

Bali Deepwater Acros Will Forever Be Our Favorite Exotic Corals

Coral fads and species hype comes and goes – Chalice corals had a nice long run, neat Favias were hot that one year, shrooms exploded onto the scene and are still going hot, and these days reefers rave over different…

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…

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…

Maze x Black Velvet Angelfish produced by Bali Aquarich

The vevet angelfish of the Chaetodontoplus genus are some of the most interesting, and most unique in the Pomacanthidae. However wild collected velvet angelfish have a very hard time adapting to aquarium foods and conditions but thankfully, velvet angelfish are…

Bali Aquarich breed Colin’s Angelfish!

The Colin’s angelfish is one of those pygmy species of Centropyge that isn’t necessarily all that rare, but it is quite poorly known outside purist Pomacanthidae circles. But in what is yet another first for Mr Su and Bali Aquarich,…