Picture of the Week, Pink and Teal Trachyphyllia

Pink and Teal Trachyphyllia Coral

The subject of our latest AquaNerd Picture of the Week isn’t a particularly rare one, but it certainly is beautiful enough to garner some attention. The coral is of the Trachyphyllia variety, a coral that has a large calcium skeleton Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Neon Green Torch Coral

We’re digging deep into the archives of the AquaNerd Blog for this week’s Picture of the Week. This image of a neon green torch coral has always been one of our favorites, so much so that it has adorned our Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Duncan Coral (Duncanopsammia axifuga)

Pictured in this installment of the AquaNerd Picture of the Week is a duncan coral (Duncanopsammia axifuga) glowing under a rich hue of blue lighting at the bottom of a reef aquarium. This particular coral got quite popular a couple Continue reading

Picture of the Week, Rainbow Lobophyllia

Pictured in this week’s installment of the AquaNerd Picture of the Week is a Rainbow Lobophyllia open brain coral hanging out in a forest of Acanthastrea lordhowensis and other gorgeous LPS corals. This particular coral has a healthy mix of Continue reading

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