Aquarium Store Video: Aquamarine Aquaristic in Melbourne Australia 

If you are lucky enough to travel to another country, visit their reef aquarium stores and see what the main differences are. You might be pleasantly surprised.  Evie and Remy got to visit a few local fish stores while in…

CITES Marine Fish Workshop opens in Australia

The global ornamental aquatics industry is making its pitch this week at a special workshop taking place in Brisbane, Australia (7 to 10 May) for its proposal on how the international community can support the marine fish species most in…

Video: 10-foot Aussie Reef Tank Display is Twenty Years Old

For most of us, our tanks are just a few months or a few years old, with small frags and still many new tank issues. So it was refreshing to see a tank that was not just large at ten…

Ocean Sentinels Sculptures Celebrates Eight Heroes of The Great Barrier Reef

Award-winning sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has created a series of 8 sculptures based predominantly around Australians who work in the field of marine science and marine conservation. Named Ocean Sentinels, the underwater artworks are located on the MOUA site within…

A Day in the Life of a Coral Farmer

Going out for a drink and meeting people who ask what you do for a living is always amusing when you tell them you farm corals. It’s not often you can delve into the inner workings, hardships, and triumphs of…

The Mother of all Cynarina lacrymalis found on the Great Barrier Reef

Ania Nerowski, our own Australian-based coral nerd, has reported to us a fantastic coral that showed up in Australia. Cynarina lacrymalis, the Button Coral, is normally a solitary, monocentric, one polyp, one mouth coral. Double or triple heads sometimes show…

Coradion calendula is a new species of Butterflyfish from Australia

A new species of Butterflyfish has been described from Northern Australia. Coradion calendula was described based on 44 specimens collected from Western Australia, the Northern Territory, and North Queensland. It takes the number of Coradion species up to four, with…

Get some Reef Therapy with Shane Danger Coleman

It’s been a difficult time since Jake passed away and one of the questions amongst the editorial team was what to do with Reef Therapy. Starting as a casual recording of reef-related conversations between long-term friends Jake Adams and Mark…

CDU’s Gucci Chalice features every color of the rainbow

Think of a Rainbow chalice and you’ll probably picture an Asian Bugatti or Jelly Bean, but the Australian Rainbow Chalices coming out of Queensland display color and patternation on a whole other level. This “Gucci” Chalice collected by Corals Down…

Cairns Marine’s Yellow Mottled Hammer Coral has us going Bananas

We’ve handled a lot of hammer corals over the years, both Branching and Walling, but this Yellow Mottled Aussie Ancora from Cairns Marine stands out for its color, mottling pattern, and its uniqueness.   “This one came in a few weeks…