Fish ideas for the uninspired nano reef keeper

With the increasing variety of AIO Nano-Reefs available today and their affordability, it’s not surprising how common these little reef units are. Not too long ago, stumbling onto a tiny 10-gallon mini-reef was somewhat rare and intriguing.  It used to…

Two great aquarium stores in Greenwich CT having big annual sales this weekend

House of Fins and Greenwich Aquaria are two of the finest retail aquarium stores in the country which we have written about extensively over the years – only LiveAquaria and Old Town Aquarium do as much shaking down of rare…

New pseudochromis and Euphyllia among the recent discoveries in Bali, Indonesia

Scientists just discovered eight new fish species and one new coral species after conducting a marine survey around Bali. Targeting 33 different sites the team identified 952 fish and found that eight were new undiscovered species that included damsels, eels…

BioBubble habitat is neat but not suitable for most marine fish

The BioBubble is an interesting and versatile animal habitat which is convertible between aquarium, terrarium, small pets and mini greenhouse. The BioBubble might be neat but they’ve clearly overestimated the capacity of the puny air driven filter and underestimated the…

Eviota ancora and E. rubriguttata gobies formerly known as Eviota sp. 7 and E. sp. 15

Eviota ancora and Eviota rubriguttata are the latest new species of nano gobies to be formally described and given a proper scientific name. The nano gobies formerly known as Eviota sp. 7 and Eviota sp. 15 were described from specimens…

Book Review: Guide des poisons de Tahiti et ses Iles

The following contribution is from Dr. Hiroyuki Tanaka, a well known expert on reef wrasses and an avid collector of all reef fish books Guide des poisons de Tahiti et ses Iles is a new excellent guide book to fishes…

Summer Doldrums at the Local Fish Store

It’s early August; the 4th of July was a month ago and Labor Day is still a month away which means that the aquarium industry is experiencing the full onset of the summer doldrums. Whether you are a brick n’…

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This latest issue of Reef Life Magazine is so packed with new articles on rare fish and corals, we just can’t contain ourselves. The July/August issue features a double dose of Liopropoma reef basslets, Trimma and Eviota nano gobies, new…