Finding Dory’s characters are all based on real animals

Finding Dory, like its prequel Finding Nemo, appealed to a huge audience and was universally beloved by the marine aquarium hobby. Part of this success was due in large part because every character in the movie is based on a real life…

New Finding Dory trailer reveals much more of the sequel movie

Finding Dory is the loooooong awaited sequel to Disney’s hit movie, Finding Nemo. A new Finding Dory trailer released today gives us a much better look at the follow up movie and reveals many more of the story’s elements and settings. The first…

Finding Dory Release Announced—Is a P. hepatus Craze in Our Future?

Well, the word is out that Finding Dory, the long-anticipated sequel to Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo, is finally slated for release in June of 2016. If the impact of the sequel is anything like that of the original—a lot of youngsters…

First trailer for Finding Dory movie

Finding Dory is the highly anticipated sequel to the incredibly popular Finding Nemo movie. After years of waiting to find out what this new movie would be about, we finally have a our first Finding Dory trailer. The Finding Dory…

Spoiler Alert: Details emerge on Pixar’s Upcoming “Finding Dory”

Like it or not, Pixar’s “Finding Nemo” is now culturally entwined with our hobby and if the rumors on the movies sequel “Finding Dory” are true, it is about to get even more entwined. Read on if you chose. We…

“Finding Dory” sure to have huge impact on blue hippo tangs, aquarium hobby at large

The blue hippo tang, Parancanthurus hepatus goes by many names which will soon be all but obscured by one, “Dory”. Also known as the blue tang, regal blue tang, pallette or flagtail surgeonfish, thanks to the forthcoming Finding Dory movie…

Friday Smorgasbord: Mutant GlowFish epidemic, Petco releases infographic on ‘Nemo’ care, light vomiting shrimp, tracking fish through earbones and Neptune’s moon ocean

We have a full slate of tidbits and morsels for this issue of the Friday smorgasbord so let’s get things rocking. First off is the fears that genetically modified Electric Green Tetras may pose a hazard to native species in parts of…

Friday Smorgasbord: Underwater art, resort get scrapped, library won’t get ‘Tanked,’ staycations, and finding NEEMO

It’s Friday and we have a slew of fun, interesting and unusual posts for our Friday Smorgasbord. In this week’s edition we have underwater art, a library that won’t be getting ‘Tanked,’ an interesting take on staycations and we’ll be…

Poor Nemo won’t be able to find his home if someone doesnt add buffer to the oceans

We’re not sure what’s up with ocean and reef research lately but there seems to be quite a plethora of gloomy ecology papers being published, each decrying a new way that the ocean is down the creek withouth a paddle.…

What Makes a Saltwater Aquarium a Reef Tank?

In a nutshell, a “reef tank” is an ocean reef that you have put into a glass box. What you put in your reef tank makes a difference as the size is smaller and they need to get along with…