Picture of the Week, Green and Orange Fungia

Cherry Corals Green and Orange Plate Coral

Monday is back, and even though we’re already well into September, we wanted to take a quick stroll down memory lane with this image of a rather lovely plate coral from MACNA 2014. This amazing piece has alternating green and orange coloration Continue reading

US Fish and Wildlife Services in LA Warns Aquarium Companies that Importing 20 Coral Species is Illegal

Acropora lokani

UPDATE: The USFWS has acted in error and the corals can still be imported, business as usual. For more info, visit USFWS Errs but Aquarium Trade Still Spooked. Back in August, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) branch of the Continue reading

Mutant White Yellow Tang Shows Up at Pacific Island Aquatics

White Yellow Tang

Here’s a totally awesome fish. Pacific Island Aquatics recently showed off this amazing aberrant yellow tang, which sports a large amount of white coloration instead of the normal solid yellow we’re so accustomed to. According to information posted on Reef2Reef, the fish Continue reading

Percula Clownfish May Land on the Endangered Species List

Percula Clownfish

A big pile of something is about to hit a giant fan somewhere, and there is absolutely nothing you or I can do about it. Way back in 2012, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) filed a petition with the National Continue reading

Super Rare Ballina Angelfish Shows Up Near Lord Howe Island [Video]

Ballina Angelfish

For some reason, we’ve been sitting on this story for a couple of weeks and just never got around to actually publishing it. We will let MACNA take the blame for that. Regardless, here is an interesting find out of Continue reading

Reef Fish Seen Swarming in Hawaii [Video]

Swarming Reef Fish Hawaii

With the entirety of the aquarium trade forever under the judgmental microscope of anti-aquarium activists, it’s wonderful when good news surfaces out of Hawaii, the epicenter of the on-going debate. In this video from Hawaii News Now, which features footage Continue reading