Holy Grail Angelfish is a venusta X multifasciata hybrid

RVS Fishworld Inc has collected an exquisitely colored hybrid dwarf angelfish in the Philippines. A naturally occurring cross between the Blue back angelfish, Centropyge venusta, and the Many-banded or Multibar angelfish, C.multifasciata, few hybrids surpass the beauty of either parent…

Coelastrea, Red-headed Stepchild of the Merulinidae

This article is a guest post by long term coral-taxonomy Liason Joseph Rowlett. His Indo-Pacific corals book is one of the best and newest references to learn more about coral identification. Coelastrea had a troubled entrance into this world. The…

Tubastraea megacorallita: Fat Head ‘Dendro’ gets an Official Description

Tubastraea megacorallita is a fitting name for a coral that has been recognized in the aquarium for its very large polyps and accompanying corallites and has earned a very fitting common name. The ‘Fat Head’ Dendro has long been rumored in the…

Enter To Win – Omega One Photo Contest

The 10th Annual Omega One Photo Contest is officially open for entries. Whether it is your favorite fish or your most brilliant coral, Omega One wants to see your best aquatic shots. Seeking fame and fish food? It’s your lucky…

‘Rainbow Bottom’ Anemones are like Nothing We’ve Ever Seen

There’s a brand new anemone that is about to take the reef aquarium world by storm and despite our best efforts, no one seems to know anything about it. These mysterious anemones first appeared in the US at ACI Aquaculture…

Ten Underwater Video Drones You Can Buy For Ocean Exploration

Remotely Operated Underwater Drones The popularity of underwater drones has exploded within the past two years, and it seems every other month a new device pops up in our kickstarter feed or finds its way to our inbox. We will admit…

Friday Smorgasbord: May Day Edition

May is here and since its an even year, means Interzoo is around the corner. While we’re making our way there, we have our first issue of the Friday Smorgasbord of the month. Have some interesting videos to get your…

Knockoffs beware…Maxspect awarded US Patent for Gyre Flow Technology

Maxspect has been awarded its US Patent for Gyre Flow Technology that gives them a stronger leg up on fighting companies like Jebao and Jecod that are blatantly ripping off the technology, who now will face patent infringement if they…

Cove I-320 Protein Skimmer For Extra Large Home Aquariums

The I-320 is a new extra large protein skimmer by Hong Kong aquarium manufacturer Cove. The line of Cove skimmers come standard with the German made AquaBee water pumps most of which are available in a DC controllable version. We…

Navatics Autonomous Underwater Drone Has All The Right Moves

Navatics Drone Last weekend we spotted the Navatics underwater drone which made its North American debut at the Long Beach Scuba Show. Navatics is the new kid on the block when it comes to underwater drones, and is the brainchild of…