Rainbow Road Chalice Coral is a Bundle of Woah!

Over the years we’ve seen our fair share of wildly colorful colonies, from all three genera of chalice coral. We’ve collected some pretty nice and bombastic chalice chalice corals from the Solomon Islands ourselves but this new example from Candy…

The Ultimate ‘Rainbow Reef’ is at VP Corals in Taipei, Taiwan

The Rainbow Reef at VP Corals in Taipei Taiwan is the kind of reef tank many of us have dreamed of doing, but this is the first time we’ve ever seen anything like it in real life. This broad shallow…

Rainbow Chalice Motherlode Part 1: VP Corals in Taipei, Taiwan

Chalice corals of the Echinophyllia genus are easily some of the most colorful, brilliant and highly sought after corals for reef aquariums. Last year while I was in Taiwan I connected with a reefer in Taipei who’s specialized in acquiring these…

Behold the Aquatic Art Splatoon Chalice Coral

No matter how you look at the new Aquatic Art Splatoon Chalice coral, its color and pattern is really bordering on truly unbelievable. If we hadn’t seen and photographed this coral in person, we wouldn’t believe it either and it’s…

Rainbow Corals: The Master Aquarium List

Twenty years ago, “mini reef hobbyists” were lucky to get corals in a particularly juicy shade of brown, and if they were lucky there might be a hint of green in an elegance coral or trachyphyllia. But this is 2015…

Echinophylia chalice corals are getting crazy colors for no reason

What the heck is up with the crazy looking chalice corals we’ve been seeing around the last couple of months? For several years we’ve had a beautiful assortment of colors and patterns in chalice corals of the genus Echinophyllia, Oxypora,…