Sea Anemones Develop New Tentacles Depending On How Much They Eat

The more they eat the more tentacles they grow, so get feeding your anemones today! Until now it’s been unclear what regulates the number of tentacles a sea anemone can grow. Scientists from the Ikmi group at EMBL Heidelberg have…

Deep Sea Soft Coral Garden Discovered Off The Coast Of Greenland

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown soft coral garden in the Davis Strait, off the coast of West Greenland. They described the ecosystem in a new study published in Frontiers in Marine Science. The garden sits 1,600 feet (490m) deep. The researchers found it…

The Challenge Of Adding Bubble Tip Anemones To A Stocked Reef System

Adding Bubble Tip Anemones The various color morphs of the bubble-tip anemone (Entacmaea quadricolor) are mainstays in the marine aquarium hobby, and justifiably so. Not only are they genuinely gorgeous, but they’re also relatively easy to maintain as anemones go,…

Nexus Burst Anemones from Eye Catching Coral

The Nexus Burst Bubble Tip Anemone is an exciting new strain of Entacmea quadricolor that is set to rekindle the hype for aquarium anemones. This very wild lineage of bubble tip anemone is partially green and partially neon orange, and it…

The Flower Anemone: A Hardy Caribbean Beauty

Anemones are iconic marine organisms that have long captured the imagination of saltwater aquarium hobbyists. Unfortunately, many of these iconic critters are poorly suited to life in the average home aquarium. Even those that are generally considered good aquarium candidates,…

Bubble Tip Anemones Make for a Great Science Fair Project

Budding aquarist Jaylen Stout recently submitted a creative and original science fair project for his school’s science fair project which should blow most of the others out of the water. With the recent craze and interest in bubble tip anemones,…

‘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…

Free Guide to Anemones of New Zealand

Anemomes are a numerous group of marine creatures with diverse appearances and lifestyles from tropical shallows to bone chilling ocean abyss. Aside from a few species, mostly of the clownfish-hosting variety, the reef aquarium world is very poor in their…

Yellow is the Hot New Color of FLOWER Anemones

Flower Anemones have become the darling of the nano reef aquarium world, providing us with a veritable rainbow of colors and combinations in a hardy, easy to keep reef animal. Initially the orange colored specimens either with orange mouths, orange…

Arachnanthus lilith, A New Species of Tube Anemone from the Red Sea

Fish, corals and giant clams get the lion’s share of the attention in our reef tanks but there’s a whole world of interesting anemones we’ve yet to collectively get to know. Not to mention all the new species of anemones that…