Sea Dwelling Creatures shuts its doors temporarily

Sea Dwelling Creatures a popular wholesale provider of live fish, corals and inverts on the west coast has announced they are suspending their operations according to material Reef Builders has reviewed. The current health situation led to the closure with…

SDC’s Crazy Filipino ‘Snowflake’ Bubble Tip Anemones

Bubble tip anemones are the most important species in the aquarium hobby. Their hardiness, ease of propagation and diversity of colors all combine to create the perfect anemone species for reef tanks and now we’ve got another variety to look…

Flower Anemones & St Thomas Shrooms From Belize Will Blow Your Mind!

Belize is well known in the Caribbean Sea as a concentration of biodiversity to divers, but now it’s finally going to be on the map in the aquarium world as well. Recent imports of flower anemones and St. Thomas shrooms from…

First Captive BRED Blue Tangs Arrive At Sea Dwelling Creatures

The captive bred blue tangs that we first reported on a month ago have landed, and Sea Dwelling Creatures is the first to get them. The batch of more than two hundred captive bred blue tangs are all around two inches…

Liopropoma fasciatum makes a year end debut at Sea Dwelling Creatures

In traditional festivities, the rarest of the rare and coolest fish stories are always lurking around the year end corner waiting to make their debut. Vying for the top spot in our 2014 recap post ahead is this incredible Liopropoma fasciatum…

Sea & Reef, followed by Reef Gen, bring WYSIWYG Wholesale Browsing Directly to Public Audiences

The concept of WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) isn’t new; several online livestock retailers are well known for this practice.  Less well known perhaps is that some livestock wholesalers also have private WYSIWYG offerings for retailers to browse;…

Central Live enlists Southland and Sea Dwelling Creatures to ‘offer’ aquatic livestock

Central Live, a new program from Central Garden & Pet, is an interesting initiative that brings reputable livestock vendors a little bit closer to the dry-goods fold. Within the month, aquarium stores who are customers of Central Pet will begin…

The Zebra Tang has come to US and UK aquariums

The Zebra tang, aka Acanthurus polyzona is a very rare “book fish” which we’ve covered before from a distance, but this story is about some good news for aquarists. After about two years of poking, prodding, begging, pleading and insisting,…

Branching Leptoseris gardineri shows up in Sea Dwelling’s Furnace

Branching Leptoseris gardineri is a very unusual species of this now-popular genus which we have drooled over in books and photographs for over a decade. In pictures it seems so delicate and brittle that we long relegated this species to being…

Pair of rare yellow blue-spot jawfish appear at Sea Dwelling Creatures

Yellow blue-spot jawfish are real and although we’ve seen one before, we didn’t realize they were a thing until SDC got some in. Exactly two small juveniles of the blue-spot jawfish arrived at Sea Dwelling Creatures originating from Mexico with…