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

Picture of the Week, Walking Dendro Garden

Walking Dendro Heteropsammia cochlea

We found this cool image while digging through our archives, and it’s a garden of walking dendro corals (Heteropsammia cochlea) from the Aquarium of the Pacific. As their name implies, these members of the family Dendrophylliidae have an unusual form Continue reading