In this 5-minute video program, my wife Marj and I have tried to convey some of the beauty and diversity of the Solomon Island coral reefs. Many of the fishes and corals in this video will be familiar to CORAL readers, but here they are presented in their natural environment.
The Australian New Guinea Fishes Association makes a bid to save the Running River Rainbowfish, an undescribed species about to disappear due to interbreeding with an introduced rainbowfish.
If the availability and affordability of “Bread-and-Butter” species of reef fishes—the hardy, bold and vividly eyecatching—are essential to the future of the marine aquarium hobby, we have much to celebrate as the calendar rolls over and we enter an exciting New Year for reefkeepers.
Devario sondhii, the Fireline Danio, is one of the species new to the aquarium trade that is starting to flourish in the wake of Myanmar’s government reforms and the restoration of trade with the world outside Burma.
“The ORA article was purely a puff piece for them with lots of eye candy and a catalog of their corals from which to place an order….”