This is what a True Rainbow Symphyllia Looks Like

Australians have been calling their rainbow lobos Symphyllia for a while, and we already addressed that. But while diving in Indonesia we came across a real rainbow Symphyllia, we thought we will share it with you. First of all there…

Indophyllia macassarensis, The Rarest of the Donut Corals

Today while diving in the South east of Bali, we got lucky to be welcome by ‘extremely’ cold temperature waters (21C, 69F). Because this is unusually cold water for Bali, it is actually a sign of upwelling of cold, clear…

New EasyLPS Pellet Food from EasyReefs

EasyLPS is a new pelleted coral food for LPS species from EasyReefs. EasyReefs is trying to make a name for itself as a company solely focused on the nutrition of reef animals with a lineup that started with very fine…

40 Gallon LPS Reef Tank Installed at the Reef Builders Studio

The Reef Builders studio has been humming along with the addition of three new reef tanks! In today’s episode of the Reef Builders vlog Jake gives us a tour of his new 40 Gallon LPS Reef Tank. This tank contains…

Holographic Acanthophyllia Adds A New Dimension to Doughnut Corals!

The Holographic Acanthophyllia is a specimen of doughnut coral which is rainbow on a whole different level. We’ve covered our fair share of Acanthophyllias over the years, but the new multi-dimensional coral from Reefmaster Indonesia is a radically different specimen. …

Choosing What To Keep In A Saltwater Aquarium

What To Keep There are many interesting animals which can be kept in a saltwater aquarium. What to keep depends on your experience level, tank size, and equipment setup. Make a wishlist of fish and corals you would like to…

Red & Green Cynarina could audition to be life savers candy

I am not a big candy buff but the first thing that came to mind when I saw this awesome bicolor Cynarina is Life Savers® Candy. The even dual coloration of the ring of vessicles around this Cynarina’s mouth looks like the…

The Best Beginner Large-Polyp Stony Corals

Throughout my years as an aquarium enthusiast, I have followed all the advice from all the books I could get my hands on since there were no other hobbyists with the same interest as I in my circle of friends…

Marine Aquarium Acronyms: SPS and LPS Defined

It’s been far too long since I last attempted to dissect the dizzying “alphabet soup” of acronyms we marine aquarium hobbyists use to simplify our terminology. So, for today’s post, I’d like to clarify two particular acronyms that arise early…

You’ve never seen a Trachyphyllia like this one

Is it a Acan lord? Is it a Lobophyllia? No this funkadelic coral is one of the wildest Trachyphyllia corals we’ve ever seen, with a crazy morphology to boot. This one of a kind Trachy was acquired by Aquatech Imports, a wholesaler…