Highlighting some coral gems at Titan Corals

Titan Corals is a relatively new wholesaler that opened up in Gardena CA this summer, and we swung by to see how they’re coming along while in the area today. Immediately upon walking into Titan Corals, you get the impression…

New Melting Pot Chalice coral displayed by World Wide Corals

The Melting Pot Chalice coral took the reef world by storm when it first surfaced, and it’s been a while since we’ve seen a reasonable contender for that Melting Pot title. Thankfully, World Wide Corals had an incredible and large…

Chalice Power and Nutrigorg coral foods announced by Two Little Fishies

Chalice Power and Nutrigorg are two new foods from Two Little Fishies which are among the first offerings to target these specific groups of aquarium corals. Developed by Justin Credabel and along the lines of Goniopower, Chalice Power and Nutrigorg…

A selection of Echinophyllia chalice corals from the Solomon Islands

As far as the hobby is concerned, nearly all of the stupid-awesome colored chalice corals are basically only found in Indonesia. Australia throws out some winners here and there but by and large, Indo is where it’s at when it…

We’re barely scratching the surface of Mycedium diversity

When we observe the diversity of corals found in the aquarium hobby, it’s easy to think that somehow what we’re getting is a reflection of what is available in nature. By that guideline you’d think that Mycedium was somewhat rare, or…

Convict chalice Echinophyllia documented in its natural habitat

Convict chalice corals are specimens of Echinophyllia plating colonies with a very distinctive series of stripes running usually from the edge of the oral disc (mouth) to the colonie’s edges. The lines of convict chalice corals can be very dark, or…

Green-streaked Mycedium colony from Exotic SeaLife International

With both Echinophyllia and Oxypora chalice corals already getting their time in the multicolored spotlight, it was only a matter of time before stupendous streaked specimens of Mycedium started showing up. Exotic Sealife International, a wholesaler out of South Florida is flaunting…

Echinophyllia tarae, a new species of chalice coral discovered off the beaten path

Seems like we are treated to new species of reef fish on a regular basis but new descriptions of stony and soft corals are much fewer and far between. The latest of these coral discoveries is Echinophyllia tarae, a new species…

The ORA Easter Egg Chalice coral is coming soon

The Easter Egg chalice from ORA is a gorgeous raspberry pink Oxypora with yellow mouths. As a beautiful Oxypora lacera specimen, a species which is a hardy and fast growing, the Easter Egg Chalice is an optimal aquarium coral. The…

Oxypora joins the crazy rainbow chalice coral party

Oxypora is a genus of the popular chalice corals which doesn’t get the proper recognition it deserves but that’s about to change. Global Reef Supply is at it again with another, singular, post-worthy specimen of a wondrous colony of multicolored Oxypora.…