Coral Colonies are So Fun to Unbox [Video]

After stocking up for more than three years you’d think that the Reef Builders Studio would be all filled up but not quite. We’re on a mission to keep and grow and gain experience with virtually all species and prominent…

Confused Moseleya Grew Like a Chalice Coral

Of all the coral species that can make us rubberneck at a reef aquarium conference we have to admit that Moseleya is rarely able to elicit that kind of response. Save for few exceptions the honeycomb-shaped moon coral is almost…

Ultimate Mycedium Chalice Corals Spotted in Indonesia

We love to photograph Mycedium under water – Mycedium elephantotus is probably one of the most photogenic corals because it always exhibit a variety of bright colors on the same colony with contrasting mouths. During a diving trip in central…

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…

Oregon Mummy Eye Chalice Forgot What Color It’s Supposed to Be

The Mummy Eye Chalice coral is one of the oldest and most beloved of the classic strains of Echinophyllia but this coral has a unique trick up its tentacles. When it was first introduced to the reefing world by Isaac Seidel…

Quick Tips For Fragging Chalice Corals With Gallery Aquatica TV

Ania is back with another episode of the frag files! This time she is showing us a few quick tips for fragging chalice corals. Check out the video below, or on the Gallery Aquatica YouTube Channel to learn more about…

Welcome to Gold Chalice central!

Chalice corals hit the scene in a huge way and now have been popular for quite a while, but since the Indonesian Coral ban, some corals we took for granted have nearly disappeared. Australian Chalice corals are pretty nice, but…

Coral Smuggler Busted in the Philippines with over 250 Chalice Corals & Shrooms

Chalice corals can be some of the most valuable strains of aquarium corals, and the Philippines has tons of murky reefs where chalice corals thrive. However, the Philippines doesn’t allow any coral exports which has led some criminals to smuggle corals…

Mycedium mancaoi, the Branching Chalice Corals

We think we’ve seen a wide variety of chalice corals in the aquarium hobby but there’s still plenty of diversity left for us to discover from wild corals. Mycedium mancaoi is a very unusual species of chalice coral which develops…

Orange Eye Convict Chalice Coral

As soon as they became known about, convict chalices with a network of fine lines became one of the most highly sought after strains of Echinophyllia corals. Most of the convict chalice corals are a single, solid color such as the…