The Painted Face Dwarf Goby Is Your New Nano Species Of The Day

With new descriptions almost every week, sometimes it’s hard to get excited about new species of nano gobies, especially Eviota. However today’s newest entry into the tree of life, the Painted Face Dwarf Goby, is an especially beautiful new species.  Even the…

Sea Gypsies and Scuba Diving in Sumbawa Indonesia
The Island of Sumbawa Ever since I was young I wanted to see a Sea Gypsy village. For generations the Bajau people have been living a seafaring life traveling around the waters of Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and Borneo, some not…
ReefAPalooza ushers in a new era of coral reefing education

We’re just five days away from Reefapalooza Orlando and we couldn’t be more pumped! Along with ReefStock and MACNA, no other show has become a cultural¬†event in the marine aquarium community like ReefAPalooza in each¬†of its three locations. We all…

Transport yourself to a natural coral reef ‘aquarium’ in Indonesia

As reefers we stare at our corals in our home aquariums with an idea of what natural coral reefs are like. There are lots of notions about what our corals actually look like on the reef, where they live, and…

Acropora horrida wows us with a green tip version

Acropora horrida is hands-down, one of the most beautiful and colorful species of Acropora available to aquarists, and it is also fairly common throughout Indo-Pacific reefs. ‘Horrida’ was one of the first Acros we drooled over from pictures of this…

2015 Sumbawa Expedition teaser trailer

In a rare show of foresight, ReefAPalooza together with World Wide Corals have supported us in documenting a unique experience to share with their attendees for their 2016 conferences. For our third concerted aquarium-centric expedition to natural wild reefs, we…