Our Biggest Aquarium Project Yet! Moving a 90 Gallon Saltwater Aquarium

Last month we started our most ambitious aquarium project to date moving a seven-year-old 90-gallon aquarium! Now over three weeks later, and with minimal losses in the process, the reef is happy and settled into its new location.  When we…

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…

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…
Purple Monster Jawbreaker Looks Killer On Its New Pedestal

A couple weeks ago a sensational polyp of mushroom anemone came to light and it caused quite a stir. Supposed value aside, the first crop of images were incredibly tantalizing, and almost too close to get a good feel for the…

Purple Monster Jawbreaker Shroom Redefines Upscale Shrooms!

What can we say about this incredible new Purple Monster jawbreaker Shroom? This fantastic corallimorph is almost unthinkable in color and pattern, and raises the bar for ALL Jawbreakers and shrooms in the reef aquarium hobby.  This fantastic shroom is…

How To Fill Out Your Reef Tank When You’re Just Getting Started

Filling Out Your New Reef Tank One of the biggest challenges for new aquarium hobbyists is patience. It’s not uncommon to have a rock garden in your living room for two months before your aquarium is cycled and ready for its…

Wicked Aurora Jawbreaker Mushroom Has Supernatural Coloration

The Mushroom Anemone craze is still in full swing and it seems like we haven’t yet reached the end of this collectable rabbit hole. The latest mind-blowing strain to makes an aquaristic debut is this wild ‘Aurora Borealis’ mushroom anemone which…

Killer shrooms go way beyond bounce and jawbreakers

There’s no doubt about it, shrooms and corallimorphs are the hottest corals in the aquarium hobby right now. But every time a new group of corals gets targeted for hotness, it entrains with it a whole lot of corals that…