Echinomorpha nishihirai is the latest wild chalice coral to be sighted

Echinomorpha nishihirai is a distinctive looking chalice coral which can be quite a showstopper. Often eclipsed by the much more readily available Echinophyllia, Oxypora and Mycedium chalice corals,¬†Echinomorpha is distinguished by a prominent, large central corallite and very few, widely…

Australomussa rowleyensis colonies from Timor Indonesia put this coral on the map

Australomussa rowleyensis is not quite a chalice coral, not quite an LPS and although it once was just an unusual curiosity that was sometime spotted in shipments from Indo and Australia, this amazing crop of Australomussa from Timor Indonesia is…

“My Miami” Chalice Frag over $1800 up on eBay

The “My Miami” chalice. How much would you pay for the above mother colony? You know where we’re going with this don’t you? This is a ” My Miami Chalice” coral that is being sold up on eBay as a…