Tank Profile: Marco Pardun’s 104-gallon Room Divider Triton Reef

When I first came across this aquarium, it caught my eyes for a variety of reasons. First and foremost was the variety of color in its inhabitants. Next is the fact that it is a room divider (something I’ve always…

Tank Profile: Brian Babcock’s SPS-dominated Reef

With towering pillars of small-polyp stony corals framed against a spotless blue background, this aquarium makes me feel as though I’ve been plopped down smack dab in the middle of a coral reef, peering into the blue abyss beyond. Being…

Tank Profile: Roy Seine’s Alluring 312-Gallon Reef

When I came across a full-tank shot of this large aquarium, I knew I had to learn more about the system and its owner. Great profiles, large coral colonies, showcase-size specimens, and a clean bare-bottom layout all collaborate to catch…

Meet the Blastomussa vivida, a new blasto species

The LPS craze was fueled in part by beautiful and fleshy Blastomussa corals and now we are finding out there is a new member of this coral genus — the Blastomussa vivida. According to a new research paper published this…

Making the T5 Changeup in Reef Aquarium Lighting

Recently, Paul Grant decided to switch up the lighting on his 240-gallon custom reef tank. Originally, five Aquaillumination Vega Color fixtures were used to power his SPS-dominated reef. He decided to make a changeover to an ATI Powermodule. The Powermodule…

Orange jaguar spotted Indophyllia is a cacophony of colours

We’ve seen the previous jaguar Indophyllia in green and red at Age of Aquariums and Cherry Corals before, now here’s here another in stunning orange. Or pink. The fleshy coral donned in spot pattern is a mixture of orangey pink…

Showstopping jaguar Indophyllia at Age of Aquariums

This amazing Cynarina Indophyllia was the crown jewel of the Age of Aquariums booth at Reef-a-Palooza. This healthy specimen was going for a fraction of the price of the bright chalice morphs that filled booths around the show and we were amazed…

New Dr.G’s LPS MAX looks pretty tasty

Dr.G’s LPS MAX is a new liquid coral food made for the dietary nees of large polyp stony corals (LPS). Chocked full of mysis shrimp, Arctic pods and brine shrimp, Dr.G’s LPS MAX is also fortified with vitamins, amino acids and…

Walt Smith teases us with the stunning Dichromatic trachy

Walt Smith shared this stunning dichromatic Trachyphyllia on Facebook. For any of you looking for a jaw-dropping, showstopper LPS piece for your aquarium, this one just might do the trick. We’ve seen a fair share of colorful Trachyphyllia, Wellsophyllia and Scolymias and…

Jakarta super Trachyphyllia is probably a sign of the quality to come

If you thought that the Chalice corals are coming in crazy colors, the old aquarium favorite brain coral Trachyphyllia is beginning to be imported with colors that will melt your brain. Global Reef Supply recently landed a batch of cherry LPS…