Hybrid Tiger Angelfish Makes Surprise Touchdown at Finest Aquatics

A hybrid tiger angelfish has just splashed down in the United Kingdom and we couldn’t be more excited to share the story of this exceedingly rare specimen with our readers. This small…

Would Someone PLEASE Make an Air Silencer from Silicone?

As far as miracle-materials for the aquarium hobby goes, you don’t have to look too far to see the monumental benefits of silicone. Firstly, silicone is instrumental in sealing panes of glass into boxes we like to call aquariums, but…

The Aquascape of this Reef is Covered by Corals [Video]

In this current era of reef keeping where the emphasis is either on purely collecting coral frags, or over-engineering the aquarium into a rube goldberg machine, it’s getting increasingly hard to find a nice grove of healthy thriving coral colonies.…

Reefers are Sleeping On the ‘Inflatable’ Cynarinas

The reef aquarium world has been perpetually infatuated with showy large polyp stony corals as showcase centerpieces, or at the very least a very expensive flex. Trachies have long been celebrated, Acanthos are conspicuous consumption at its finest and only in…

Coral Sea Fairy Wrasse Found Living in Papua New Guinea

It simply wouldn’t be a week of fish news without some great or interesting new discoveries from RVS Fishworld and their associated collecting stations. Today’s new development is the collection of the Coral Sea fairy wrasse, Cirrhilabrus squirei, wrasse from…

Isopora is the Most Common Coral You’ve Barely Heard of

During our reef journeys we’ve come across many different kinds of coral reefs dominated by Isopora – a very close relative of the beloved staghorn corals. But some of the shallowest reefs we’ve observed while diving in Bunaken National Park,…

Marble Mouthed Frogfish bred for the first time in captivity

A marine biologist has captive-bred a species of Anglerfish for the first time. Christian Göbel of Deltec GMBH obtained, spawned, and successfully raised the Marble Mouthed Frogfish, Lophiocharon lithinostomus, and documented his results. Working in conjunction with Deltec, Aquadesign and…

LAD builds rollers for nano reefs

Artisan tank accessory manufacturer London Aquatic Design has produced some nano-sized roller filters to fit three popular brands of marine nano tanks. Available to fit the Fluval, Waterbox, and Innovative Marine nano-sized tank models, the fleece filters are built from…

Filefish use teeth anchorage to hold on

Filefish have been observed on more than ten separate occasions using their mouths to hold on to corals, algae, and other items to prevent themselves from being swept away. The interesting behavior was first documented in a scientific paper by…

Petco’s tank sale slashes prices on all Aqueon aquariums

Pet care retailer Petco is having a tank sale across a wide range of popular aquariums. Large or small, 1 gallon up to 75 gallons, prices have been slashed across the extensive Aqueon range, saving fishkeepers valuable dollars off their…

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