Montipora Eating Nudibranch Finally Have a Name: Phestilla subodiosus

Of all the corals pests that reef aquarists have to deal with, prevent, and remove, Montipora eating nudibranch is one of the most egregious and damaging. The reefing community has been trying to find a ‘final solution’ to eradicate these…

Montipora Nudis Found Lingering on Porites

Discovering coral eating pests and parasites is never fun and every major group of coral has something that eats them. Dealing with them can be challenging depending on the group but one guiding principle of dealing with them is that…

Nudis and slugs get a second edition

After such a successful run with the initial run, there is now a second edition of the book “Nudibranch and Sea Slug Identification: Indo-Pacific” available for purchase from the team at Fish ID. The initial book by Terrence Gosliner, Ángel…

Waterpik: Removing Coral Pests with a Miniature Pressure Washer

Dealing with coral pests and parasites can be one of the most challenging experiences beginner and experienced reefers will ever have to deal with. It’s the most frustrating to have a healthy reef tank with ideal parameters, only to have…

Friday Smorgasbord: Sharks, fish and salt

How did we get to September already? It is hard to believe the year is 3/4 of the way done! Here’s a few interesting stories we found on the web this past week. We also wish the best for our reefing…

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…

Deepblu Wants Your Nudi’s! Nudibranch Photos That Is
Deepblu Whats Your Nudi's Nudibranchs are some of the most photographed macro critters in the ocean. These colorful gastropods can be found in all the world's oceans from the chilly waters of British Columbia Canada to the tropical latitudes of…
Red Zoanthid Nudibranch Are Beautiful, But Not In My Reef

Corals can harbor such a wide variety of different pests and parasites, that learning about and controlling all of them is a hobby unto itself. This is especially true of live coral dealers who are at the front lines of…

Dive Inspire Has The Cutest Accessories For Anyone Who Loves The Ocean
Dive Inspire Accessories Dive Inspire is an ocean minded company from Thailand which makes one of a kind felt keychains, magnets, and vivid rubber luggage tags. We visited the Dive Inspire booth at DEMA perhaps a day too late, as they had…
Nudibranch range extension linked to ‘blob’ of warm ocean water

Warm waters in the Pacific Ocean a causing dozens of species of nudibranch to more northwards past their traditional range. This could signal the beginning of a major climate shift in the region, says Jeffrey Goddard, a marine biologist at the…