Picture of the Week, Red Acanthastrea

Acanthastrea lordhowensis corals, or simply acans for short, have sort of fallen from their top spot in terms of desirability and trendiness over the last couple of years. But that trend hasn’t stopped us from featuring this gorgeous, and rather Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Rainbow Wellsophyllia

Pictured in this week’s AquaNerd Pic of the Week is a top down shot of an absolutely stunning rainbow colored Wellsophyllia brain coral, and it’s one that also has a sexy neighbor…another great Wellso. These open brain colors are the perfect match Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Rainbow Lobophyllia

Pictured in this week’s installment of the AquaNerd Picture of the Week is a glowing rainbow Lobophyllia brain coral seen in one of the vendor aquariums at MACNA from earlier this year. The coral has at least four distinct colors, Continue reading

Picture of the Week – 9/5 – 9/11

In this week’s AquaNerd Picture of the Week, we feature a beautiful red and green Lobophyllia brain coral. This individual happens to be one of the more fleshy “Lobo” brain corals that I’ve ever encountered seeing as how its tissue Continue reading

Stunning Rainbow Lobophyllia Shows Up at AquaWorld PSC

During my typical evening perusal of the multitude of aquarium forums, I stumbled across this stunning Lobophyllia coral on Reef2Reef. Aptly named the Rainbow Jawbreaker Lobophyllia, this coral obviously has some sick coloration. The “lobo” has been under the care Continue reading

Picture of the Week – 3/14 – 3/20

The Miami Hurricane Echinophyllia is a stunning coral to say the least. It’s neon orange eyes contrast sharply with the green and aqua-colored base, though the base may appear gray on some individuals.  This limited edition chalice was named for Continue reading

Coral Hub, Another Online Database for Coral Identification

Shortly after our story about the The Coral Library was posted, we were contacted and shown the Coral Hub, which is obviously another coral identification website. Despite similar goals, the Coral Hub differs from the previously discussed library in that Continue reading