I Got Stung By a Ball-Tentacle Shroom!

Shrooms or corallimorphs are classified as some of the most innocuous of all stinging ‘corals’ and they tend to be at the bottom of the aggression pyramid in most reef environments. The smooth surfaces of Discosoma and most Rhodactis don’t really have…

Paracorynactis Ball Tentacle ‘Anemone’ is a Starfish Killer!

The Ball tentacle Anemone is a very unusual tropical reef cnidarian that has a more than few interesting things going for it. You would think that such an attractive critter would be a popular aquarium candidate but there are some…

Bean Bag Yuma Ricordea is a New Show-Stopping Shroom

The ‘Bean Bag Yuma’ is an interesting color morph of the popular Ricordea yuma which is somehow familiar in coloration, but wildly different in its appearance. Ever since the stratospheric rise of shrooms, spearheaded by the iconic WWC Bounce Shroom,…

Hallelujah Bounce Shroom is a Miracle of Colorful Bubbles

The Hallelujah Bounce Shroom is an incredible new strain of Rhodactis mushroom anemone that has just bubbled up to the surface thanks to Reef Raft Canada. This veritable miracle of colorful vesicles is unlike any other so-called ‘Bounce’ shroom strain we…

This is an Exceptional Batch of Rainbow Top Ricordea

Ricordeas from both the Atlantic florida and Pacific yuma species have long held a special place in the mindshare of reef keepers for their colors and their unique appearance. Despite their shaggy, long pseudotentacles that makes them resemble a small…

Gato Island Dive Site, Should Be Called Corallimorph Mushroom Mountain!

Gato Island Corallimorph Mushroom Mountain If you’ve ever been scuba diving around Malapascua, chances are you went to the Gato Island dive site. This small rock island offers a spectacular swim through but very few guides, dive shops or reviews…

This is one of the Nicest Eclectus Jawbreaker Shrooms Ever

Eclectus, jawbreaker, Vincent’s Revenge, whatever you call it this is one of the nicest Discosoma corallimorph shrooms we’ve ever seen. Shared by Taiwan’s own VP Corals this single psychedelic polyp is really the cream of the crop for this group of…

Reef, River & Reptile’s Sweet All in One Shroom Reef Tank

There’s something so comforting and familiar about seeing a nice patch of colorful mushroom anemones, especially red & purple Discosomas and green Rhodactis. It reminds of us of the early days of reef keeping and many of the first successful reef…

Get To Know These 3 Types Of Saltwater Shrooms

Saltwater Shrooms Mushrooms, shrooms, corallimorphs, whatever you call them, these brightly colored cnidarians are a hot commodity in the marine aquarium hobby. Shrooms are great for beginners because of their hardy care requirements, and popular amongst seasoned aquarist for their…

This Eastern Indonesian Reef Is Dominated By Shrooms
It was one of these mornings when the sea is like glass. A few days before, a collector mentioned to me about a reef, which was covered by ‘thin mushroom anemones’ aka Discosoma sp. No need to talk further, I…