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, 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

Picture of the Week, Huge Acanthophyllia

Huge Acanthophyllia Unique Corals

We love LPS corals, especially huge, fluffy, wildly colored ones. That’s why we’re featuring this sexy Acanthophyllia for our Pic of the Week, which sports some awesome maroon, orange, and green coloration arranged in vertical striations. What we love about Continue reading