The Glorious ‘Lifted Reef’ of Evan Luo [Video]

We visit a lot of reef aquariums every year and every now and then, we come across hidden treasures like Evan Luo’s Lifted Reef aquascape. This 300 gallon aquarium is installed in-wall as a room divider meaning that there’s amazing corals to…

Highlights of the ReefStock Australia LFS Tour

If you’ve been wondering why it’s been unusually quiet on the blog, it’s for a very good reason. With the first ReefStock Australia coming up in just under two months in Sydney, we decided to do a tour of most…

Friday Coral FIRE From Corals Down Under
We don't know what's happening over in Mackay, Australia but Corals Down Under has really hit a hot streak of juicy corals as of late. Whether they've found some particularly lush reefs to harvest from, going out more often or simply taking…
Corals Down Under Teases a Fresh Crop of Interesting Corals

It’s always a good day when I see at least one coral or picture of a coral that is worth talking about. A recent harvest by Corals Down Under features more than a handful of specimens that I would love…

Getting a closer look at the GBR’s mysterious “Blue Hole”

The mystical “blue hole” discovered this fall on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is breathtaking, but National Geographic recently explored the depths, capturing this breathtaking feature on video. Besides just being beautiful, scientists look to these formations as a great resource…

Five Reef Critters That Come ONLY From Western Australia

Australia is home to so much exotic marine life which differs wildly from coast to coast, including the southern seas which are filled with alien cold water fish. However while most of Australian aquarium animals comes from the Great Barrier…

Can giant fans save the Great Barrier Reef?

The Australian government is invest over $2 million AUD on giant fans to bring cooler water to the heat-stressed Great Barrier Reef. The proposal, set to deploy these ReefMix systems next year, would leverage eight large, slow-moving, solar-powered impellers that…

Millions Of Diaseris Found In Deep Reef Habitat At Ningaloo Reef Australia

Ningaloo Reef Australia An impressive population of mushroom corals “Diaseris distorta”  was discovered off Western Australia’s Ningaloo Reef. The coral reef at Ningaloo extends over 185 miles (300 km) including shallow lagoons and deeper offshore waters. Scientists were exploring these diverse habitats…

Large Group Of Port Jackson Sharks Found In The Bass Strait

Hundreds of Port Jackson sharks (Heterodontus portusjacksoni) have been found in mass among the rock reef and brightly colored sponges of the Bass Strait and Beagle Commonwealth Marine Reserve (CMR). Scientists were surprised to find such a large number of…

Watch Out Humans, Octopus Are Building Cities!

Octopus Cities Scientists have discovered an octopus city, and they’re calling it Octlantis! The cephalopod city is located in Jervis Bay off the coast of eastern Australia and suggests the gloomy octopus species (Octopus tetricus) are not the loners we thought they were.…