Are Reefers Ready for the Immortal Tort?

The Immortal Tort is a unique strain of Acropora that is part of one of the most interesting origin stories of perhaps any coral in the reef aquarium hobby. As far as we know the image above is one of…

New Rainbow Scolymia Defies the Limits of Color

There have been a large number of Australian Scolies that have been described as ‘Rainbow’ but perhaps none have been more deserving of that description than this one. This Homophyllia australis was recently acquired by ACI Aquaculture from an Australian supplier…

Red Sea Tridacna Clams Shine Best Under Daylight

Red Sea cams haven’t been in the aquarium hobby for over two decades but at long last, they have begun spreading around Europe through Dejong Marine Life and America via ACI Aquaculture. The three species from the fabled Red Sea…

First Cultured Red Sea Clams Splashdown at ACI

Red Sea clams include some varieties and color patterns of Tridacna maxima that are at once familiar, but have been unavailable to the aquarium hobby for over two decades. Not only are there some interesting forms of the well known…

Touring some Coral Eye Candy at ACI Aquaculture

There once was a time when wholesalers were not much more than middlemen, receiving shipments of livestock from all corners of the globe and passing their newly acquired marine animals to aquarium stores. Today a new breed of wholesalers are…

This is an Exceptional Batch of Rainbow Top Ricordea

Ricordeas from both the Atlantic florida and Pacific yuma species have long held a special place in the mindshare of reef keepers for their colors and their unique appearance. Despite their shaggy, long pseudotentacles that makes them resemble a small…

Mythical Linespot Triggerfish Appears At ACI Aquaculture

Once upon a time, the goldenback triggerfish was the holy grail of this special group of marine fishes, but that title has been usurped by another, more illustrious species, the linespot triggerfish. Xanthichthys lineopuntatus was once only a ‘book fish’ but…

First good pictures of the newest wicked colored koi scopas tang

The wicked┬ákoi scopas tang is alive and well in the United States and we’ve got the first pictures of this fish from an actual camera. The nearly one-of-a-kind Zebrasoma scopas was conditioned in Jakarta after its collection in Java and…

Red Sea Maxima Clams are back in the aquarium hobby

Red Sea Maxima Clams are back in the aquarium hobby after a long absence that spanned more than a decade and a half. Wholesaler ACI Aquaculture in Tampa Florida recently landed a batch of just under 300 Red Sea Maxima…