Picture of the Week, Checkerboard Wrasse

Checkerboard Wrasse

-+*If you’re looking for a cool, semi-reef safe wrasse that would be a great pest hunter, then look no further than the checkerboard wrasse (Halichoeres hortulanus). This fish comes in a variety of colors depending on its natural habitat, with Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Yellow Acanthastrea lordhowensis

Yellow Acan Frag

-+*Even though the Acan trend of the early 2000’s has calmed way down, we still have a soft spot for those little Australian gems of the reef. As you can tell, these corals come in a wide variety of colors, Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Red Head Solar Fairy Wrasse

Cirrhilabrus solorensis

-+*Here’s a bright spot for your Monday. It is a picture of one of our favorite fish, the red head solar fairy wrasse (Cirrhilabrus solorensis). This particular individual is a male of the species, which is far more colorful than Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Dancing Sexy Shrimp

Sexy Shrimp

-+*We’re showing off our sexy with the latest AquaNerd Picture of the Week. The subject is, of course, a sexy shrimp that can be seen striking an all too familiar post. These shrimp hang out around anemones, swaying their bodies Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Huge Prizm Favia Colony

Prizm Favia Colony

-+*Gracing our normal Picture of the Week offering this time around is an amazing Prizm Favia colony. While most favia corals are rather bland in appearance, featuring a couple of colors that are pretty flat, the prizm favia almost jumps right Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Awesome Maxima Clam

Blue Seas Aquariums Maxima Clam

-+*We don’t often use other people’s photos for our Picture of the Week, opting for the opportunity to show off some of our own collection, but we couldn’t resist sharing this amazing clam. This Tridacna maxima from Blue Seas Aquariums Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Glowing Zoanthid Colony

Reef Currents Corals

-+*We don’t know what they’re called, and frankly, we don’t care what they’re called. These are some amazing zoanthids, regardless of their given trade name, and their colors are popping right out of the screen. We spied this awesome colony Continue reading