Watch Tubastrea Larvae Escape Its Parent Coral by the Tentacle

Tubastrea sun corals are by far the most common non photosynthetic coral in the reef aquarium hobby, partially because they are so common throughout their natural range in the Indo-Pacific Oceans. Since the beginning of the last century however, the first…

Tubastrea Sun Corals Fill The Cave Tunnel Beneath Gato Island Philippines

Tubastrea Sun Tunnel, Gato Island Tubastrea is a type of non-photosynthetic coral popular in aquariums for their puffy polyps and love for being feed. The bright orange, yellow, or pink polyps come out at night to feed but can also…

Mariusz’ sun coral reef is an azoox coral paradise

Mariusz Sun coral reef is one of those classic systems every serious reefer should know about. Mariusz sun coral reef is no longer in existence, and most of the photos are several years old, but reef is too worthy to…

Tubastraea faulkneri and Tubastraea coccinea – which one is which and why you should care

Tubastraea faulkneri and Tubastraea coccinea are like brothers from another mother. The two species of sun coral are similar to a point where the names are casually interchanged by hobbyist trying to identify their sun coral, but distinct to a…

Tubastraea micrantha, the Black Sun, is the most majestic Azoox coral

Tubastraea micrantha, often referred to as the black sun coral is a really cool species of azoox LPS coral. Stunning bushy growth forms, black color, and large often fluorescent green polyps really make the black sun coral like something you wouldn’t see…

Rare video of a real life Centropyge debelius revealed in Japanese NPS tank

Centropyge debelius – One of a select few elite and highly sought after mega-rare angelfish that is just as beautiful as it is scarce. Not many Debelius angelfish have entered the trade and only a handful, in the recent years.…

Marcy’s reef is full of sweet azoox corals

At Reef builders we are huge fans of azoox reef aquariums because they are unique and quite simply they’re just hot. This neat little Japanese 170L (45 US gallons) tank is no exception. The huge variety of Tubastraea, Dendrophilia and…

Sun Coral or Tubastra coccinea played out on HD video

The Sun Coral or Tubastra coccinea is not shy when it comes to the camera. This famous coral has been played out countless times across a host of different programs including Earth HD. That isn’t to stop the coral guys…