Picture of the Week, Red Carpet Anemone at MACNA 2014

Red Carpet Anemone MACNA 2014

We loved this image of a bight red Haddoni carpet anemone from MACNA 2014 so much, we just had to share it twice. We originally showed off this photo on our Facebook page, but since this is one of the Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Rainbow Plate Coral from MACNA 2013

Frag Junky Rainbow Plate Coral MACNA

Seeing as how MACNA 2014 is going down this weekend in Denver, we are spending the whole week celebrating the event. As part of that celebration, this week’s AquaNerd Picture of the Week is a mind-blowing rainbow plate coral from Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Pakistan Butterflyfish

Pakistan Butterflyfish

Gracing the AquaNerd Picture of the Week this time around is the beautiful, yet not so reef friendly, Pakistan butterflyfish (Chaetodon collare). While we don’t have any personal experience with this fish, we have crossed its path several times at Continue reading

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

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

Picture of the Week, Clarkii Clownfish with Anemone

Clarkii Clownfish with BTA

Rocking the AquaNerd Picture of the Week this go-around is the lovely symbiosis that all marine aquarists can recognize. It highlights the relationship between a clownfish and an anemone, which has become a staple in the hobby. The picture focuses Continue reading