Japan’s CoralMonster is Flexing a Ton of Great Scolies

CoralMonster is a coral dealer in Japan with a knack for scoring some high profile livestock and today we want to take a minute to appreciate their recent haul of Homophyllia australis. Better known as Scolies or Australian scolymia, this group…

Blue Fireworks Scolymia Starts Blooming in Japan

Between the bleeding apples and warpaint scolies, the UFOs and the masters, there’s a lot of room for variability in the coloration and appearance of Australian scolies, Homophyllia australis. Whether they are solid green, solid red, shades of orange with irregular spotting…

Unique Siamese UFO Scolymia at House of Fins

This cool image was sent to us by Luke Wilson of House of Fins showing their Siamese UFO Scolymia’s striking appearance. While there isn’t much of a story here, we still love sharing with you the unique and one-off specimens…

Hongtam’s reef aquarium in Hong Kong takes the display refugium to a whole new level

The display refugiums is a neat concept in itself, but this display “refugium” takes things to a whole other level. This aquarium is  not really a refugium at all since it lacks macro algae and the purpose of nutrient export,…

Bleeding Warpaint and other Scolymia take center stage at Germany’s White Corals

Bleeding apples, warpaint reds, spirograph scolies, FrankenScolies, IncrediScolies, Mini Scolies, Orange Scolymia and tye dye super mega ultra Scolymia australis are the creme-de-la-creme of solitary LPS corals which couldn’t be any more ostentatious if they had been painted by an artist’s…

In your face with Macna’s best Scolymia

  There were so many awesome Scolymia at MACNA this year, as a frequent participant in small and large aquarium shows all over the country we can say with confidence that this one of the best spreads of Scolies that…

Funky new little ‘Mini Scolie’ now coming in from West Australia

One of the coolest new things spotted at MACNA this year was not necessarily the products, but a treasure trove of colorful “Mini Scolies” from West Australia. New fish species are discovered on an almost daily basis but it’s very…

Orange Scolymia are in season at Cherry Corals

It seems like orange scolymia were once so rare that they were only seen once or twice a year. Sure we occasionally see scolies with a little bit of an orange streak or an orange mouth but now we’re seeing…

Incrediscoly outshines even the Spirograph Scolymia

Speaking of masterpieces, this incredible Scolymia australis dubbed the ‘Incrediscoly’ by Cherry Corals is an LPS to remember. The Incrediscoly may not have as much contrast of patterning as the original Spirograph Scolymia, but it more than makes up for…

Fauna Marin LPS pellet coral food quickly eaten by a Scolymia australis

The LPS Pellet coral food by Fauna Marin sure seems to elicit a strong feeding response in this Scolymia australis. As you can see in the video above by our sponsor Cherry Corals, within less than 90 seconds of sprinkling…