Fruit Salad Chalice Coral is a Radical Echinophyllia

Chalice corals of the Echinophyllia genus can have some of the boldest colors and wildest patterns and in the name of keeping tabs of how awesome they can be, we’ve featured a wide diversity of so-called rainbow chalice corals over…

Is This The First Solid RED Elegance Coral?

We still remember where we were when we first received images of a ‘red’ elegance coral and we instantly dismissed the authenticity of the photographs. It wouldn’t take more than a few months until we saw a red elegance coral…

Cairns Marine Goldrim Chromis and Rainbow Thick Spine Acan

It’s been a while since they made waves but Cairns Marine is back in the spotlight with a fantastic coral, and even more amazing new abyssal reef fish. The very colorful thickspine Acan and the Goldrim Chromis are two very…

Tosanoides bennetti, Another Great New Species of Deepwater Anthias

Tosanoides bennetti is the latest inductee into one of the most colorful and dare we say it, bombastic groups of tropical marine fish. Bennett’s deepwater anthias is part of a recent ‘spree’ of new species of Tosanoides from the Western…

Illlumagic LED Lights get ‘Certified’ for lighting Australian Acros
Cairns Marine is well known as one of the most prolific sources of shallow water Acropora from Australia and the Great Barrier Reef. For five years now Cairns Marine has been using the robust light fixtures from Illumagic to light…
Corals As Colorful As This Lobophyllia Shouldn’t Exist!

You know we’ve covered our fair share of sensational corals in our many years of blogging but there’s always a coral out there which is ready to raise the bar and blow our minds. The latest incomprehensibly colorful coral comes to…

This Is What A Metric Boatload of Wild Corals Looks Like!

If you enjoyed our first video walkthrough of Cairns Marine with a focus on the fish systems, you’re definitely going to love this next part with more emphasis on the corals. We’ve been to coral collectors around the world plenty…

Take A Tour Of Cairns Marine’s Impressive Fish Livestock

So if you’ve been watching the site closely, you might have noticed we’ve been on a tear of putting out videos about traveling to Australian and visiting a ton of different fish stores. It’s been one helluva ride but finally…

I Saw A White Bicolor Angelfish And It Was Magical

When I traveled from Sydney to Cairns to visit Cairns Marine, I knew I’d be treated to see some very neat rare fish, and some juicy corals. But as luck would have it, the fish collecting crew brought in something…

An Unforgettable Close Encounter With Centropyge abei

As you may have noticed in the last couple of weeks, we’ve been touring the east coast of Australia with stops at many notable aquarium businesses. In addition to seeing a ton of great reef stores in Sydney and Brisbane,…