The home range of many tropical fish favorites—exotic cichlids, brilliant tetras, rare killifishes, and an amazing array of livebearers— the streams, cenotes, and forest pools of Central America from southern Mexico and northern Guatemala through Panama is rich in both cultural history and biological diversity.
An informative short look at various types of Xenia, and Xenia-like, corals in the aquarium by the engaging Than Thein of Tidal Gardens in Ohio.
Especially nice shots of the small reef invertebrates most divers miss in their quests for big, blue-water pelagic species, although there are some of those too, near the end.
The following are the only marine fishes that may be legally collected for sale in the marine aquarium trade under the new White List rule covering the West Hawaii Regional Fishery Area.
From bare rock to thriving reef aquarium in two years.