Terminal phase supermale tiger wrasse, Thallassoma hardwicki

The tiger wrasse, Thallassoma hardwicki, may not be all that uncommon but it is a rare sight to see a fully grown supermale specimen. Hardiwcki wrasses are often seen at the LFS as small 3-4″ specimens which barely display the…

“Fragilicious” Justin Credabel featuring Ona

What can we say? The reef aquarium hobby could use a little bit of culture.

LEDs in Action: Aquarium LED light demo video and coral growth sequence

So we know that LED’s can put out the intensity reefers are looking for, we’ve seen the spectral graphs and even the convincing side by side comparison. Nevertheless,  there is something exciting and extremely gratifying about having solid evidence of…

Flatworm Monster is the Roadrunner of creepy crawlies

If you or someone you know is creeped out by lil old bristleworms, get ready to take that dread up a notch. For the rest of you that are fascinated by the endless array of unusual creatures that spill forth…

Drs. Foster Smith how to video with fresh tap water

Drs. Foster smith has decided to jump on the bandwagon with videos, and we got our hands on their “Acclimation procedure for Aquatic life” video. Besides having a R-O-B-O-T narrator, we caught a nice glisten of a big no-no. We…

Gratuitous midweek rare fish pr0n: Plectranthias pelicieri

We spotted this demi-god of a fish at the infamous Greenwich Aquaria. Although this species has been documented from only Mauritius and Southern Japanese waters, this specimen was imported from the Kingdom of Tonga. The video was taken several months…

The exceedingly rare scythe butterflyfish, Prognathodes falcifer

The scythe butterflyfish, Prognathodes falcifer is a rare coolwater fish which comes from the East Pacific Ocean in southern california, USA to Baja California, Mexico. Apparently, this species occur in shallower waters in the U.S. where it is not legal…

Video of snail spawning inside reef aquarium

Marine depot staff caught a snail spawning event video. If you never seen this click the play button above. It is worth watching.