The glorious colony shape of Acropora plumosa

Another day brings another interesting writeup on a notable stony coral we encountered on the Fluval Sea Flores Expedition. Like any good card-carrying Acropora lover we have perused all the pages of Corals of the World and distinctive species like Acropora pichoni…

Turbinaria heronensis – an incredible story of coral comeback

I’ve been personally fascinated with Turbinaria heronensis ever since the first time I saw one in a book, but never could I have believed that I would ever get my hands on a whole colony of this fantastic species. Looking more…

Sustainable Aquatics cultured corals coming soon

With a firm mind share of the captive bred aquarium fish market Sustainable Aquatics is now turning its attention to providing cultured corals. For the past couple of weeks Sustainable Aquatics has been teasing a variety of medium sized frags…

Finally get a good look at a colony of Turbinaria heronensis

Turbinaria heronensis is a very unusual Australian endemic coral which has been making it into the U.S. reef aquarium hobby for a little over a year now. Turbinaria heronensis is still so rare that many if not most of the…

The showstopping Acropora colonies of Michael Moye (and a great experience with the Avast Marine Porthole)

Michael Moye is a veteran reef aquarist living in Greenwich Connecticut and he is the owner of a high energy 500 gallon reef tank that’s been pushing up polyps for over a decade – 1996 to be exact. We had…

Asian Reef Video Blitz: RGBY LED reef, wild caught marines with no tails, Japanese maiden goby and a nice stand of smooth skin acros

[youtube width=”640″ height=”385″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwbQsoOGgLI[/youtube] Reef Videos are in such abundance on the net these days that we struggle to keep with posting them one at a time. Currently we’ve been building up a nice collection of great reef videos from Japan,…