Monthly Archives: August 2010

Reef Fire

Tweet My latest project is to learn how to keep/grow azooxanthellate corals. It’s an extra commitment to feed enough and maintain the water quality, two things that usually work against each other. I’m at almost two months with my first … Continue reading

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Saturday Cinema

Tweet A 30-sec. moment of relaxation watching my torch coral’s tentacles wave in the current.—Gary

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Reef Threads Podcast #3

Tweet Reef Threads Podcast #3 is now available. You can download it here. If you right click on the link, you should have an option to save it to your computer.    We have a wide range of subjects in this … Continue reading

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Delicate polyps

Tweet This gorgonian photo is one of my favorites. It’s from an aquarium maintained by Beth Garrity (RC name Peka), a talented seahorse breeder in the Chicago area. Beth has several gorgonians that do well in her tanks because of … Continue reading

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Monday Movie: Find the disappearing duster

Tweet This is part of the feather-duster colony in one of the aquariums at the Student Union at Penn State Univ. Watch closely to see one of the dusters disappear.—Gary

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Reef Threads Podcast #2

Tweet Our second podcast is ready for listening. You can download it here.    Several interesting thread topics this week. We start off with an article from Aquarium Fish International, entitled “Fish: Eating Their Way to Better Health. The article appears … Continue reading

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Friday Flick

Tweet Check out this fascinating time-lapse movie offered at Reef Builders. Also be sure to watch the other linked movies in the thread. Click here.–Gary

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Manus

Tweet An “educational” video on coral anatomy and food consumption from the ReefStock AllStars. Enjoy–Gary

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Euphyllia Heaven

Tweet I traveled to Tampa earlier this year and had a chance to visit the Coral Corral. It’s a great store with a very impressive display. One of my favorite areas in the 600-gal. aquarium is a corner filled with … Continue reading

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Monday Movie

Tweet A small part of my Scleronephthya azooxanthellate coral getting jerked around in the current. The movement in the background is my fish grabbing food meant for the corals.–Gary

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