A Rare Encounter With The ”Pink Meanie” Jellyfish

The Pink Meanie One of the reasons we love diving so much is you really never know what you will find underwater. And, just when you think you’ve seen it all, a 30-pound jellyfish is waiting to greet you before…

How To Make An Aquarium Where Aquariums Don’t Exist

Custom Aquariums In Tela Living in a developed country, we often take for granted just how easy it is to buy an aquarium, including all the necessary equipment for a healthy reef. But outside of these countries, the aquarium landscape…

We Found The Ultimate Scolymia Habitat In Tela Honduras

Tela Honduras Sometimes the best discoveries happen by accident. Finding the ultimate Scolymia habitat in Tela was just that. The day started with a GPS point named Flor, after fishermen often seen floating above the exact same spot in the…

Introducing The Newest Dive Spot In Tela Honduras – Nikki’s Reef!

Tela’s Newest Dive Site To our delight, over the¬†weekend we got to explore two brand new spots in Tela. It all started Friday when we began planning our dives. Armed with a map and a few exploratory GPS points, we…

Love Coral? Tela Honduras Should Be On Your Bucket List

Dive Tela Honduras For the past two weeks, we’ve had the sincere pleasure of diving with the team from the Tela Marine Research Center, with another three weeks still to come! Tela is a coastal town on the mainland of…

This Giant Orbicella faveolata Was Here Before Columbus

Orbicella faveolata The coral reef in Tela Honduras is dominated by never ending ridges of thin Agaricia coral, and to eke out a living, any competing species have to adopt a strength in numbers approach for survival. A lone colony of Orbicella…

Tela Of Mystical Beauty

By Quentin Caussin  We went to Honduras because we heard about the legendary reef in Tela. And,  it turns out that it is far beyond our expectations. Detached from the second largest barrier reef in the world, here are coral…

360 VIDEO – You Won’t Believe This Crazy Elkhorn Coral Reef!

Elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata) is a flagship species in the Caribbean and an important reef building¬†coral. Elkhorn can grow to several meters across and several colonies are able to grow and fuse together forming extensive fields. Unfortunately, this coral is…

Tela Strikes Back With Another Epic Day Of Diving

We set out at 9 am for our second day of diving in Tela Honduras. You might want to check out our first article to find out why Tela has me on cloud nine! The sea was calm and visibility…

The Hermit Crab Habitat May Be My Favorite Display In Tela

The demonstration aquarium at the Tela Marine Research Center does a nice job of recreating a variety of aquatic habitats, but the hermit crab habitat might just be my favorite. We can all agree that aquariums can inspire curiosity of…