Sandalolitha boucheti, a new species of Fungiid stony coral from Vanuatu and Sabah Malaysia

Sandalolitha boucheti is a new species of Fungiid stony coral that demonstrates the need for more basic coral species research and surveying. Seems like every week we have new species of reef fish being described but it’s much less often…

Time lapse video of disc and tongue corals show innate ability to survive being buried

It’s fairly well known that disc coral and tongue coral can excavate themselves after being buried with sand but a couple new¬†time-lapse¬†videos of Fungia scutaria and Herpolitha limax show something more. Not only do both of these corals inflate the…

Lightning strikes twice with two incredible red Fungiid disc corals

We don’t know what the heck is going on with the incredible disc coral above but whatever it is, it’s unbelievable. Elongated red tentacles on top of a dark colored coral polyp looks like this Ctenactis is on fire, it…

Tiny orange tongue coral is an example of how to find cool corals

If there is one thing that I am glad about in this hobby it’s that my taste in corals is pretty different from the mainstream. I like weirdo corals, weirdo colors and I especially love creeper corals which look like…