Quick Tips For Fragging Chalice Corals With Gallery Aquatica TV

Ania is back with another episode of the frag files! This time she is showing us a few quick tips for fragging chalice corals. Check out the video below, or on the Gallery Aquatica YouTube Channel to learn more about…

Learn To Spot Six Types Of Plating Coral

Plating Corals Spotting coral can be overwhelming when everything looks the same. However, learning to recognize corals based on growth forms in the easiest way to master the art of coral spotting. Plating corals are found in all reef habitats…

Mycedium mancaoi, the Branching Chalice Corals

We think we’ve seen a wide variety of chalice corals in the aquarium hobby but there’s still plenty of diversity left for us to discover from wild corals. Mycedium mancaoi is a very unusual species of chalice coral which develops…

Fukui Point (Part 1) – Coral Spotting in Northern Sulawesi

Fukui Point – Bunaken National Park Fukui point is easily one of the best coral dives in the Bunaken National Park. The shallow areas are covered in huge colonies of healthy branching corals, and the reef slopes have some of…

13 Creatures To Photograph At The Murex Bangka House Reef

Murex Bangka House Reef Guests staying at the Bangka Island hotel are in for a treat. The Murex house reef is only a fin toss away from the shore and full of interesting creatures to photograph. And regardless of where…

How To Identify 20 Stony Corals From Indonesia

Often scuba divers focus on tiny critters, schools of fish, or jumbo-sized creatures like whales, dolphins, and sharks. This leaves corals to get lumped together under a single term ‘coral reef’ which is far too general to describe the hundreds of individual…

Raja Ampat Coral Diaries – Mycedium
Coral Diaries - Mycedium The Genus Mycedium contains five species of corals which are found throughout the Indo-pacific. Mycedium corals are found in every color imaginable and make great photography subjects. Taking pictures of corals is a fantastic way to…
We’re barely scratching the surface of Mycedium diversity

When we observe the diversity of corals found in the aquarium hobby, it’s easy to think that somehow what we’re getting is a reflection of what is available in nature. By that guideline you’d think that Mycedium was somewhat rare, or…

A contrasting trio of Mycedium chalice corals

On a recent tour of the Dallas World Aquarium, we had to opportunity to see a very unusual colony of Mycedium, together with two other recognizable species in the genus. All three colonies of these chalice corals were imported as Mycedium…

Green-streaked Mycedium colony from Exotic SeaLife International

With both Echinophyllia and Oxypora chalice corals already getting their time in the multicolored spotlight, it was only a matter of time before stupendous streaked specimens of Mycedium started showing up. Exotic Sealife International, a wholesaler out of South Florida is flaunting…