Picture of the Week, Leafy Sea Dragon

Leafy Sea Dragon

There is something that is just so alluring about sea dragons. Although they aren’t too different from seahorses, usually moving in the same slow and methodical fashion while they cruise around the aquarium, they are far more elaborate in their Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Tridacna derasa Clam

Tridacna Derasa Kemah Aquarium

While this isn’t the greatest image that we have ever posted in our weekly installment of the AquaNerd Picture of the Week, we picked it for one very specific reason…check out that clam on the left. Do you see it? There Continue reading

Acid Patchwork Echinophyllia from Unique Corals Burns Up Our Retinas

Acid Patchwork Echinophyllia

We’ve seen some pretty awesome chalices in our day, but this one is probably going to rank right up near the top of our list of all time favorites. Called the Acid Patchwork Echinophyllia, this rainbow colored colony from Unique Corals Continue reading

“Super Schroom” Mushroom Coral from Sexy Corals Leaves Us Speechless

Sexy Corals Super Schroom

Who would have thought that mushroom corals would ascend up the ladder of corals in high demand? After all, they’ve been around forever, are virtually indestructible, reproduce like crazy, and are usually quite boring. Despite that, the hobby still surprises us Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Mixed Coral Reef at the Aquarium of the Pacific

Mixed Reef Aquarium

So much awesomeness captured in one picture. Above, we find ourselves gazing at one of the mature reef setups at the Aquarium of the Pacific, and it’s full of every type of coral imaginable. We see SPS, LPS, and Softies…the big Continue reading