‘Vivid’ Candy Basslet Forgot Its Black Accents

Besides the common royal gramma, the rare candy basslet is one of the unquestionable jewels of the Caribbean sporting one of the nicest combinations of colors and patterns. However one particularly vivid…

Top Reef Tank Misconceptions -Reef Therapy Podcast Must Listen to Session #6

In this week’s episode of Reef Therapy our new global reef tank podcast we chat about top reef tank misconceptions in the reef aquarium hobby. And oh boy there are a lot of them! One of our favorite misconceptions is…

Reef Primer Demonstrated to Effectively Treat ‘Brown Jelly’ Ciliates

Euphyllia (and Fimbriaphyllia) are unquestionably some of the most beautiful and popular aquarium corals and they are unlikely to get unseated any time soon. These fleshy, flowy, colorful corals are fast growing and incredibly hardy in the aquarium but there’s…

10 Things to Know About Calcium Reactors

Now more than ever reef aquarists all over the world are successfully growing a wide range of stony corals, and experiencing the increased mineral demands that comes with having larger corals. Multi part dosing can go a long way to…

Two Tone Green Candy Coral Added to Our Collection

Candy coral is one of the most underrated corals in a reef aquarium and can handle almost anything you throw at them, and they look good while doing it. These large polyp corals of the Caulastrea and Astraeosmilia genera can…

Nicobar LED Strip Light, Finally a Worthy NEW Supplemental LED Bar

The NicoBAR LED Striplight is a newer aquarium light that we’ve cautiously been keeping an eye on over the last several months. These strong supplemental lights have been making some appearances around our local scene and retail stores and while…

Gobiodon howsoni, a New Species of Clown Goby from Australia

Gobiodon howsoni is a new species of clown goby just described from the Rowley Shoals of northwestern Australia. The new coral-dwelling goby  is as small as other similar species of Gobiodon growing to less than one inch long with the type…

CSPro with Calanus & Spirulina is our New Favorite Flake Food

It’s been more than five years since we first learned of CSPro Flakes from AquaLife but only recently have we come to fall in love with this unique flake food. We’d have the same reaction as you reading this if…

Falling in Love With This Blue-tip Yellow Acropora millepora

Like many of you we haven’t been able to browse corals for sale at our local fish store or at reef conferences like we used to, for quite some time. To fill in the gap we’ve taken to ‘browser shopping’…

Truncatoflabellum veroni Bouquet at Gallery Aquatica

The reef aquarium hobby is overwhelmingly dominated by photosynthetic coral species but azooxanthellate corals are incredibly abundant and diverse, just not so much in the shallow waters where ornamental corals are collected. One of the exceptions is the very interesting…

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